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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
A higher education institution has announced to offer a financial bursary for the UAE’s frontline workers and their families who intend to begin their higher education journey.
Medical field professionals and their families are eligible to receive a flat 50 per cent off on the tuition fee as a token of appreciation for all the resilience portrayed during the pandemic.
Along with this, the university has made a formal announcement to offer financial assistance to all vaccinated students who are hoping to earn a degree/diploma. All vaccinated students will receive 30-50 per cent of the financial bursary, depending on the chosen programme.
The university acknowledges and supports its efforts by granting a bursary worth up to Dhs15,000.
Through this new initiative, the Capital University aims to instil a sense of responsibility and commend the medical heroes who have showcased extraordinary courage while combating the coronavirus.
The university acknowledges and supports its efforts by granting a bursary worth up to Dhs15,000. Ranging from undergraduate programmes to doctorate, vaccinated students can simply present their vaccine card to avail this offer.
Capital, known for its business and design programmes, is also looking at alternative schemes that will further recognise the efforts of medical experts and encourage the vaccination programme in the UAE.
In addition, the Capital University is welcoming international students from across the globe and offering in-house visa services.
The excluded students from vaccination based on official medical report will be allowed to attend with the need to present a COVID-19 PCR test weekly, otherwise, they can benefit from the distance learning option.
The UAE has been playing a stellar role in not just containing the spread of COVID-19 but in being a leader as far as vaccination initiatives go. The recently launched Wellness on Wheels (WoW) drive which is providing COVID-19 vaccination
Great efforts reflect the vision of delivering services and providing the vaccine to the citizens, says Hessa Tahlak.
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