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AUS announces recipients of prestigious scholarship
By A Staff Reporter April 17, 2018
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SHARJAH: Four students from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) received the Sheikh Khalifa Scholarship, a competitive award that recognises academic excellence, leadership potential, service to the community, demonstrated talent in the field of study, and participation in extracurricular and university activities. AUS Chancellor Dr Björn Kjerfve honoured the four outstanding students on Apr.15, and awarded them the prestigious scholarship for the academic year 2018-2019.

The winners of the Sheikh Khalifa Scholarship were Zulfikar Shahpurwala from the School of Business Administration; Kateryna Kadabashy from the College of Arts and Sciences; Amro Dajani from the College of Engineering; and Saad Boujan from the College of Architecture, Art and Design. The four students were selected based on their excellent academic standing and participation in extracurricular activities. The latter includes taking part in cultural events and student clubs, international competitions, student organiaations and volunteer work.

Meanwhile more than 120 school students from across the UAE vied for top honours at the AUS-du School Computing Competition (AdSCC) held at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) on Apr.15.

Organised by the College of Engineering (CEN) along with the university’s Office of Enrolment Management (OEM), the competition saw students from 14 schools compete in five different categories.

The aim of the competition was to promote computer science and engineering and pave the way for school students to excel in advanced sciences and technology.

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