Amman – Sana Al-Shobaki
The British Council is celebrating this year’s World British Education Alumni Awards competition in Jordan with the best achievements of Jordanian women and men studying at an educational institution in the United Kingdom.
The award winners and finalists were leaders in their respective fields of study who made positive contributions to their communities, professions and countries using the experience learned at the University of England.
This year’s award categories include science and sustainability, business and innovation, creativity, culture and social work.
Applications close on the 29th of this month.
It is noteworthy that in addition to the nomination of all eligible applicants to participate in the Global Alumni Awards, the National Alumni Awards will be held in Jordan.
The finalists for the awards are expected to be announced nationally between December and March 2022 at a ceremony hosted by the British Council and the British Embassy in Amman;
Each category winner will receive 3,000 professional development awards and their stories will be shared worldwide.
The finalists and winners of the Alumni Awards will be announced globally in 2022 and will be celebrated in a digital campaign that will elevate their profile and tell their story and success. Award winners will have the opportunity to enhance their international profile, expand their professional network, and enhance their lives through a professional networking visit to the United Kingdom (subject to the global context of the “Govt-19” epidemic).
Speaking about the awards, Samar Shah, director of the British Council in Jordan, said: “I have only been in Jordan for four weeks and have already met many Jordanian women and men, which has had a positive impact.
“Coffee trailblazer. Social media ninja. Unapologetic web guru. Friendly music fan. Alcohol fanatic.”