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Saïd Foundation

Alumni Achievement Prize Winners

The Prize

Each year the Saïd Foundation Alumni Achievement Prize is awarded to an individual judged to have contributed significantly to the development of the region and to have shown the positive impact of their studies as a Saïd Foundation Scholar. The winner of the alumni achievement prize is invited to speak at the Saïd Foundation’s annual dinner in London.

The prize is open to alumni who completed their Saïd Foundation supported studies 10 or more years ago. Eligible alumni will be emailed application instructions in March every year.

Maha Shuayb

Maha Shuayb

2020

Dr Shuayb was supported by the Saïd Foundation to study for an MA in Counselling at Newcastle University in 2000 and for a PhD in Education at the University of Cambridge the following year. She currently leads the Center for…
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Salma Nims

Salma Nims

2019

The Saïd Foundation supported Salma to study for an MSc in Environmentally Sustainable Development in 1997/98. On completion of her masters the Foundation further supported Salma to pursue a PhD in Development Planning which she completed between 1999 and 2004.…
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Hiba Salem

Hiba Salem

2018

The Saïd Foundation supported Hiba to study for an MPhil in Educational Research at the University of Cambridge. She graduated in 2015, having researched the experiences of Syrian refugee children in schools in Lebanon. Shortly after completing her studies Hiba…
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Tarek Hamam

Tarek Hamam

2017

In 2012, Tarek was awarded a Saïd Foundation scholarship to study for a Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford, where he graduated with Distinction. On completion of his studies, Tarek joined the United Nations…
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