Al Tayer awards 46 Emirati graduates of RTA’s Scholarships Programme

Wednesday 27 June 2018
Al Tayer awarding a male graduates
Dubai - MENA Herald:

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai, has recently awarded 46 Emirati graduates of RTA’s Scholarships Programme amongst RTA’s employees and affiliated students. He also honoured three winners of Career Paths Contest (Al Muftah). The award ceremony took place at RTA’s Headquarter and attended by a host of CEOs, Directors, Managers and staff.

Al Tayer expressed his delight for awarding the 46 graduates of the Scholarships Programme including four graduates in Master of Engineering Programme, five General Master graduates, 26 Academic Diploma in Business Administration, and 11 General Secondary School graduates.

“The Scholarships Programme aims to groom Emiratis and empower them to support the RTA development drive through extending full sponsorship of the student’s academic career path and qualifying the students in majors of relevance to RTA’s business. Al Tayer was happy with RTA’s commitment to the national Emiratisation policy, and the exercising of its corporate social responsibility in a perfect manner. He also praised the Career Paths Contest (Al Muftah) winners who have exhibited job skills and abilities that demonstrate their competencies to shoulder the assignments tasked to them.

RTA’s Scholarships Programme comprises three academic programmes: Master in Engineering, Academic Diploma, and General Master. These programmes are meant for employees wishing to pursue higher studies.

The Scholarships Programme also covers affiliating secondary school graduates to the UAE universities. Under this programme, RTA extends full sponsorship of affiliated students along with a fixed monthly bursary to support their academic studies and motivate them to continue their academic qualification. There are several conditions attached to the Scholarships Policy such as the applicant must be a UAE national, scored 90% or above in the General Secondary School Certificate, and the study line must be compatible with RTA’s requirements.

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