Zewail City Receives CIB Foundation Support for 50 Scholarships

The Board of CIB Foundation has approved the support of 50 scholarships at Zewail City of Science and Technology. These scholarships are for students who are deserving of this honor for their merit in achievement or need of support.

In a joint meeting between Dr Ahmed Zewail, Chairman of Zewail City’s Supreme Advisory Board, and Mr Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of CIB Foundation, it was concluded that it is of paramount importance to support some of the most brilliant minds in the country in order to build the new technological base of Egypt.

The CIB Foundation stated in its press release on the partnership, “We firmly believe in the ability of Zewail City of Science and Technology, with its world-renowned staff of scientists, to choose talented youth to join its ranks and to provide them with a well-developed scientific and practical environment that will provide them with the foundations of modern science and that will enable the growth of their competitive skills. CIB Foundation is proud of its partnership with Zewail City and is looking forward to productive cooperation with it.”

Dr Ahmed Zewail added, “On behalf of the Supreme Advisory Board of Zewail City of Science and Technology, I am pleased with the support of scholarships from CIB Foundation and it is this type of support that will enable the City to attract some of the best youth in Egypt; a fitting tribute after the January 25 Revolution. We look forward to future collaborations with the Foundation.”

 

For further details, contact Zewail City Director of Communications and Development, Nadia El-Awady, at: press at zewailcity dot edu dot eg.

› This press release is also available as a PDF.