Young Thinkers Program from Al Ghurair Foundation for UAE Youth

Young Thinkers Program from Al Ghurair Foundation for UAE Youth

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

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0 $
Nonprofit organization
19 Feb 2020
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Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

About Al Ghurair Foundation Program:
The Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation is pleased to offer Emirati youth the opportunity to join the Young Thinkers Program to help them build a better future for themselves and their communities. The Al Ghurair Young Thinkers Program is the first technology-based program in the Arab world to support Emirati youth in preparing for university life and the labor market by raising awareness of higher education options and career opportunities for Emirati youth, enabling them to make decisions about their future. The program supports young people with the skills to develop them into active citizens who contribute their energy to building the future of the UAE.

To be eligible for the Al Ghurair Young Thinkers Program, you must be an Emirati student residing in the UAE and be between 15 and 25 years old. The application is open at any time throughout the year. The program is open to students regardless of their grade point average. All information on the digital platform is in English and Arabic, so you can choose how to use the system in any language you feel is best suited to you.

What do participants get?
As a member of the Al Ghurair Young Thinkers Program, you will have access to a digital platform with the following key elements:

[1] Online counseling to personalize your learning career, and an app designed for your university and career planning, offering you the options of colleges and universities available in the UAE, the region and the world, as well as valuable information on emerging careers in the country and region.

[2] More than thirty hours of courses tailored to your personal skills needs of high school students for future success, including time management and collaboration techniques.

 Once you enroll in the program, you will never need to re-register. The program's digital program will be constantly updated with new information and courses, and the progress bar and badge system will help you monitor your progress in the program. After completing all courses, the program will encourage you to connect with your mentor for success and explore university and professional information on the platform.

About Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation:
Mr. Abdullah Ahmed Al Ghurair is the founder of this iconic institution, named after him, and was born in the Emirate of Dubai to a family with a long and well-known history in the business and trade world of the UAE and the Gulf region in general. Reflecting his deep commitment to his religion and believing in the importance of giving back to his community, Abdullah Al Ghurair announced in 2015 the establishment of the Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation for Education as a non-profit charity, providing educational opportunities for 15,000 students in the Arab world during the first phase of its work. For ten years. Mr. Abdullah was appointed as the first Goodwill Ambassador for Education in the Arab World by ALECSO. The Foundation aims primarily to support future generations of young Emiratis and Arabs in general. The Foundation aims to do so by providing these young people with the skills they need to become future leaders in the region and contribute to the growth and development of their communities. The Foundation believes in the ability of education to give hope, give flexibility and open the door to great possibilities and opportunities. The Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation for Education looks forward to a world in which Arab students become leaders in their communities and ambassadors for culture and education in the region. It also aspires to revive the values ​​inherent in the cultural heritage of the region, a culture of giving back to the community, interdependence with it and the local environment, and the spirit of generosity and initiative that has an impact on society.


  • Education

Opportunity Targets

  • Students
  • Undergraduate students

Required Documents

  • Other

Funding Coverage

  • Other


  • Arabic

How To Apply:
To participate, register here by filling in your personal details. After successful registration, you will be able to use the platform and take advantage of the available software.

The opportunity to be part of and participate in the program is always open.

Contact Details:
 For more information please visit the official website here

If you have any questions, send an email to info@alghurairfoundation.org

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