Bahrain: Doctors are Unemployed, Others Depressed...How'd We Reach this Point?
As the world's countries are working on giving the appropriate recognition to the medical sector, being the sector that is trying to save the world from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Bahraini authorities are finding ways to complicate recruitment and training of medical and nursing graduates.
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.
Student who Scored 100% Denied Scholarship due to Her Family Name “Khawaja”
A mother of a student who didn’t receive a scholarship to study dentistry dropped a bomb at a seminar held by Al-Menbar when she said that her daughter who scored 100% wasn’t given a scholarship for the dentistry major she desired to study because of her family name “Khawaja”.
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.
Bahrain Transparency Society Asks Education Ministry to Meet Demands of Top Students and Publish Scholarships Distribution
Bahrain Transparency Society asked the Education Ministry to be transparent and publish the names of scholarship distribution results along with the name, average of graduation, university name and specialty.
Education Ministry Adopts Scholarships, Demands for Transparency Reiterated
Minister of Education Majed Al-Nuaimi adopted measures for allocating scholarships and grants for the 2017-2018 scholastic year.
Local Newspaper: Graduates with Highest GPAs Get Least Desired Scholarships
Local Bahraini Al-Wasat newspaper said graduate students’ parents continued to file complaints about Interior Ministry’s unfair distribution of 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.
Director of Scholarships in MoI: It's Normal That Top-Rank Students Don't Get Their First Choice
The Director of Scholarships, Isa Abdulla Al-Kooheji said It's normal that not all the students who listed medicine as their first choice were granted scholarships, even if their grades were high.
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.