Saudi Students in U.S. Graduate from Scholarship Program

July 7, 2009

[Washington, DC] -- The Saudi Cultural Mission held a ceremony on July 4 for the second graduating class of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz scholarship program. The ceremony was attended by Saudi Minister of Higher Education, His Excellency Dr. Khalid Al-Angary and Saudi Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Adel A. Al-Jubeir.

The Saudi Scholarship Program is an opportunity for Saudi students to attend institutions of higher learning across the globe and receive a world-class education funded by the Saudi government.

The Saudi scholarship program, established by an initiative by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, has provided scholarships to 60,000 students worldwide, with about 20,000 studying in the U.S.