Three thousand scholarships granted to students by King Abdulaziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba). This event happened during the foundation’s three-day Saudi National Day celebrations. Several fields covered under the scholarship. The was immensely beneficial for several students. “A home for every talent … a story for every passion,” held under the auspices of Dr. Saud bin Saeed Al-Mutahmi. The event happened at the Granada Mall in Riyadh. Several Mawhiba students in the Kingdom got trained under several programs. The students have achieved significant international achievements.
The achievements include 453 international awards in scientific competitions and 83 awards at the International Science and Engineering Fair. These two events happen to be the most significant scientific competition in the world. The students were granted scholarships after the course completion. This has majorly aided the students lives. “The exhibition, which has witnessed a high turnout of visitors from different segments of society, chose to replace regular gifts and prizes by gifting participants opportunities to improve their future, raise the quality of their lives and work with them to discover, develop and guide their children’s talents properly,” Mawhiba said in an official statement.
The journey of the Kingdom’s talents also discussed following the 91-picture exhibition. The winners for the events announced and the talented students from institutions across Saudi Arabia were honored. The event divided into three parts. The first included the photo exhibition for students who were honored for the local and international competitions. The second included an interactive theater with general competitions, various questions, and free scientific scholarships. Following this the event ended with the “I am a talent” event for children and documentaries by Mawhiba and its programs. This event gave opportunity for a lot of children to explore their inbuilt talents.