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Saudi Arabia sponsors prizes at world science fair

Saudi Arabia sponsors prizes at world science fair

Saudi Arabia, represented by the King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba), is taking part in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
The event is being held in Dallas, US, from May 12-19.

As a key sponsor, the foundation will provide 18 special prizes for the best projects across a range of scientific fields.

Basil Al-Sadhan, deputy secretary-general for gifted services at Mawhiba, said that the prizes include 12 scholarships at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and six scholarships to attend the Mawhiba Universal Enrichment Program, an interactive educational initiative by top academics from a variety of the world’s leading universities.

He added that Mawhiba, since 2010, has presented special prizes each year for a number of participants at ISEF in various fields of interest to the Kingdom, which, in the past 12 years, totaled 109 prizes for 139 students from 23 countries.

This year, Saudi students are competing with more than 1,700 students from over 70 countries for major prizes at ISEF 2023, with a team of 35 students from educational departments within the Saudi National Team for Science and Engineering presenting 35 scientific projects.
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