Cihan University has taken a significant step in its ongoing strategic initiatives to offer scholarships to graduates from leading universities around the world. In a recent development, the university awarded a total of 13 scholarships to accomplished graduates in Russia. This momentous occasion was marked by a ceremony held on Thursday, August 24, 2023, in the prestigious VIP Hall of Cihan University-Erbil. Distinguished attendees included Prof. Dr. Amjad Saber Al-Delawi, president of Cihan University-Erbil, Dr. Nawzad Yahya Bajger, Chairman Of board of the trustees of Cihan Universities, and Heads of Departments, among others. During the ceremony, several speeches were delivered to commemorate this remarkable achievement.
Prof. Dr. Amjad Saber Al-Delawi, president of Cihan University-Erbil, extended his heartfelt congratulations to the scholarship recipients. He emphasized that the mission of Cihan universities extends beyond merely conferring bachelor’s degrees after four years of study. Instead, their aim is to provide a robust foundation through the pursuit of knowledge and science, and these scholarships for graduates represent a pivotal step in achieving that goal. He highlighted the significance of diverse cultures in the development of a nation and how graduates from different countries and universities can collectively contribute to the rapid advancement of a region, given their diverse experiences and progressive knowledge.
The President of Cihan University-Erbil also devoted part of his address to recognizing Russia’s advanced expertise in various fields, including ophthalmology, orthopedics, physics, nuclear sciences, mathematics, and more. He expressed his hope that the scholarship recipients would capitalize on this unique opportunity to gain valuable experiences. He underscored Cihan University-Erbil’s commitment to provide comprehensive support and resources, including the appointment of assistant supervisors, to ensure the successful completion of their studies.
Dr. Nawzad Yahya Bajger, Chairman Of board of the trustees of Cihan Universities, delivered a speech during the ceremony as well. He emphasized the importance of leveraging the experiences of different countries to enhance and fortify the Kurdistan Region’s own experiences. Dr. Bajger reiterated the Cihan institutions’ dedication to fostering the potential of youth and enhancing the educational landscape in Kurdistan. He urged students to tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience available from various countries and advised them to focus their research on issues of paramount importance to Kurdistan today.
The ceremony culminated in the presentation of scholarships to the deserving students, encompassing six doctorates, six master’s degrees, and one bachelor’s degree. Additionally, on the sidelines of the event, certificates of graduation and participation were awarded to individuals who recently completed the Russian language course conducted at Cihan University-Erbil.