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Dubai Heights Academy is officially a participating school in the Dubai Distinguished Students Programme

Dubai Heights Academy is officially a participating school in the Dubai Distinguished Students Programme

29th May 2024

Dubai Heights Academy are extremely proud to announce that we are officially a participating school in the Dubai Distinguished Students Programme. Yesterday, Alison Lamb, our School Principal, alongside the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Knowledge Fund Establishment, signed a memorandum of understanding to provide high quality educational opportunities for outstanding Emirati students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership potential, and a strong commitment to continuing their educational journey.

As part of the Dubai Social Agenda 33, the Dubai Distinguished Students Programme will cover 50% of the annual tuition fees for outstanding Emirati students in schools rated Good or better in the most recent inspections cycle and a total of 1,800 students will be awarded scholarships by 2030.

As one of just nine private schools in Dubai to be a part of this honourable initiative, we are fully committed to empowering exceptional Emirati students to reach their full potential and to become leaders who will shape the future of Dubai, a key pillar of the Dubai Social Agenda 33.

Read more about the Dubai Distinguished Students Programme here.

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