Sheikh Sanqour: Suspicions Surrounding Scholarship Distribution will Remain until Data Transparently Published
Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour, preacher of Diraz Mosque, said that the suspicions surrounding the fairness of scholarship distribution will remain unless the names of those who receive them, their scores and specialties are released.
Editorial: Letter to Nasser bin Hamad, What does Excellence Mean to you?
Perhaps it is natural and acceptable that the Crown Prince, owner of the "Crown Prince's International Scholarship Program", met the top students online, to deliver a national message on behalf of the state and his program.
2019 Roundup: New Demands to Publish Scholarship Results, Top Student Prevented from Receiving Scholarship
As it has always been, the discrimination in scholarships reemerged this year, while nothing changed. The Education Ministry continued to distribute its scholarships in a way that prevents the Shiite majority from receiving them under false justifications.
What Do You Know about Man behind Education Ministry Responses on Annual Scholarships Massacre?
There's someone sitting in the shadows on the sidelines of all the debate about the scholarships distribution crisis. He is the Tunisian Kamal Al-Dheeb, one of the “orphans” of ousted Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and an advisor of Bahrain's Education Minister, Dr. Majid Al-Nuaimi. He is the person who advises Al-Nuaimi, writes his speeches, articles and the man behind his responses and appearances and everything media-related, reaching your screen one way or another.
A Letter from Bahrain’s Top Students to Dr. Koumbou Boly, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education
On January 24, Bahrain Mirror published a report directed at UNESCO entitled "The scary numbers UNESCO should address on International Day of Education". The report talked about the discrimination practiced with regards to educational scholarships in Bahrain. Unfortunately, the tragedy is being repeated now.
Students with 100% Average Denied Scholarships: MP
Bahrain Mirror: MP Zeinab Abdulamir said that she has a list of top graduates' names who have been prevented from scholarahips, indicating that some of them achieved a 100% score.
Registration for Scholarships Begins Tuesday
The Ministry of Education announced opening the registration door for scholarships as of Tuesday (July 11, 2017), through the Ministry or Bahraini government website.
Ministry of Education Delays Disbursing Allocations for Scholarships Students in Jordan
A group of scholarships students in Jordan affirmed that the ministry of education delayed the disbursement of scholarships allocations in August. The ministry should have disbursed the allocations on the onset of August, however, it hasn't until now
“Bahrain Transparency” Criticizes Distribution of Scholarships
Bahrain Transparency Society called for canceling requirement of having personal interview, of which the government has been accused of taking advantage.
Bahrain’s Former Education Minister Strongly Criticizes Scholarship System: Don’t Consider the Students’ Political Views
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s former Minister of Education Ali Fakhro criticized the current system adopted by the Ministry of Education to choose high-ranking students for scholarships.
Increasing Sectarian Discrimination: 34% deprived of Scholarships in 2015 & 21% in 2011
Bahrain Mirror: The Education Team of the Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society unveiled that 2015 witnessed the highest rate of sectarian discrimination in scholarships compared to the past years.
Teachers Call on Ministry of Education to Publish Scholarship Results in Local Papers
Bahrain Mirror: Teachers in the Bahraini Ministry of Education called on the ministry to publish the results of the distribution of scholarships allocated to the children of employees which are offered annually by the Ministry of Education.
Bahrain’s Education Ministry Rejects Shiite Students’ Scholarship Complaints
Bahrain Mirror: A number of high-ranking graduates said they received calls from the Ministry of Education informing them that their complaints were not accepted, without explaining why, although their GPAs exceeded 98%.
Chinese Ambassador to Manama: 500 Bahrainis Studying Medicine in China
Bahrain Mirror: The Chinese ambassador to Manama Qi Zhenhong said that his country hosts 500 Bahraini students studying medicine majors.
BHRS: We Received 75 Complaints Over Scholarships and Contacted Higher Authorities
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahrain Human Rights Society (BHRS) said it received 75 complaints regarding the results of the study abroad and regular scholarships for the scholastic year 2014/2015.
Bahrain: 77% of Shiite Top-Ranking Students Didn't Get Their Choice of Scholarship
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): In 2011, the Bahraini Ministry of Education, refused for the first time to publish the results of the university scholarships in the local newspapers and restricted the announcement of the results to students only, as each student is required to enter a password on the Ministry's website to find out his\her results.
Because She's Shiite: Scholarship of Fatima (99% GPA) Goes to Another with 90%
Fatima forced herself to stay home all the time over the past three years so that she could study and achieve grades that would qualify her to get a scholarship to study medicine abroad. She; however, was punished because she belongs to a religious sect deemed the enemy in the eyes of the repressive regime in Bahrain.
BBC: 21 Thousand Tweets under the #Massacre_of_Scholarships in Bahrain Hashtag
The BBC said that more than 21,000 tweets were unleashed on Twitter under the “the massacre of scholarships” hashtag which tweeters chose to express their frustration at the distribution of scholarships in Bahrain.
Bahrain’s Education Ministry Denies Discrimination in Granting Scholarships...Stresses It Will Not Be Subject to “Political Blackmail”
The public relations director in Bahrain’s Ministry of Education denied there is a practice of discrimination against high school graduates with regards to the scholarships distributed by the ministry to top-rank students.
"Massacre" of Scholarships Destroys Ambitions of Shiite Youths: Top Students with 99% Ranks without Scholarships
As simple as that, Bahrain’s Education Minister, Majid Al-Nuaimi, crushed the dreams of dozens of top students who were striving to achieve an education opportunity that they will never have.