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Active students at AUS awarded scholarships
Nine outstanding American University of Sharjah students were awarded Active Student Scholarship awards today, October 23, at a special ceremony held in Chancellor's office.
The Active Student Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who display excellence in extracurricular activities including community service projects, clubs and participate in the Student Leadership Program. The awards were presented by AUS Acting Chancellor, Dr. Thomas Hochstettler. Also in attendance were Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and other senior officials.
"On-campus extra-and-co-curricular pursuits are an important part of a full diverse university experience," said Dr. Hochstettler. "I would like to congratulate all the winners of this scholarship."
Dr. Al Shehhi congratulated the awards winners and said, "Highly active students have increased dramatically and we are proud of these talented students who are able to manage and balance their time and effort between academic obligations and extracurricular activities."
The scholarships for Fall 2013 were awarded to Student Clubs and Organizations members Mohammad Zaid Hamzeh, Juman Jukali and Ekram Thaib; the Community Services volunteers were Halimat Akangbe, Moataz Khaled Abdrabou and Omar Hatem Shendi Amer; and Student Leadership Program awardees were Arfah Shahid Siddiqi, Mennat Allah Khalil and Sara Abdelbary.