The External Relations Office and Admissions Office at AUD attended the 2016 TRA partners gathering where AUD was honored as a long standing TRA community partner. The occasion was cause for celebration of TRA’s support in education after having signed an agreement in 2012 which pledged 30 scholarships to AUD under the ICT fund.
The gathering proudly brought together leaders from all industries with great emphasis on the educational sector. Commenting on this great partnership and continued friendship with the TRA, Mrs. Carol Maalouf, Director of Admissions said: “it is with great joy that we attended this gathering where we were honored as a partner in education. We appreciate the continued support of the TRA in contributing to students receiving a world class education by attending AUD on scholarship.”
About the ICT Funds Scholarship for Undergraduate Admissions
AUD has an ongoing scholarship agreement with the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Fund - a Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) initiative, which covers a full scholarship to 30 UAE National Students who seek to pursue their degree at AUD in the Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Programs.
The ICT Fund strives to promote a culture of entrepreneurship in the UAE ICT sector and to improve linkage between industry and academia. Additionally, it promotes the involvement of UAE nationals in the realm of scientific and technology research in order to foster self-reliance of technology creation and development in the country.
For more information on the TRA Scholarship click here.