The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education has just opened applications for its first offering as part of its Al Ghurair Open Learning Scholars Program, designed for Arab youth who are passionate about developing their skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, but who may not be able to travel or forgo their current employment. It gives them the chance to access innovative online and blended learning (a combination of face-to-face and online) accredited degree programs and recognized credentials.
The first program the Foundation will be providing financial support for is an MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management. We encourage you to share the below information with anyone in your network who may have an interest in this opportunity.
About the program
According to MIT, this graduate program allows one to “Gain expertise in the growing field of Supply Chain Management through an innovative online program consisting of five courses and a final capstone exam. The MicroMasters in Supply Chain from MITx is an advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Supply Chain Management. It represents the equivalent of 1 semester's worth of coursework at MIT.”
The Foundation’s support
The Foundation will offer financial support in the form of full reimbursement of the total cost of the MicroMasters following successful completion of the program (consisting of five courses & capstone exam).The Foundation will also offer a full scholarship for those scholars who are passionate about Supply Chain Management and not only successfully complete the MicroMasters program, but who receive an acceptance from MIT to complete the MIT Blended Supply Chain Management Masters Degree on campus (for one semester).
· Be an Arab citizen who does not have another citizenship
· Be up to 30-years-old
· Be proficient in English to standards acceptable by top universities
· Preference will be given to applicants who have lived in the Arab World for at least 12 years of their life
Deadline for scholarship application and start of the MicroMasters program - .
For specific details about the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program, what a MicroMasters is, and more please click here. For more information on how the scholarship works, please visit our website. If you still have other questions about the scholarship, please contact us at openlearning@