Florida Tech University, Florida, USA, decided to nominate the Saudi student Amira Al-Sulami for the Distinguished Student Award.
The university gives this award annually to outstanding students, for their academic and community contributions.
The student’s nomination came as a result of her commitment and academic achievements.
ِAmira achieved a nomination as she created a document in Arabic for new Saudi students as a research guide.
Earlier, a new librarian was asked to create a similar search guide in English for all new students.
The document contains a table of contents that identifies and details all of the systems and programs necessary for student success at the university.
Amira managed a document that contains a semester calendar in Arabic.
It includes the university days off, Arab holidays, visa and immigration deadlines, and deadlines for registrants.
The Dean of the Evans Library and Coordinator of the University’s Cultural Competition Program, Nancy E. Garmer, considered that the student Amira is one of the most interactive students and shares ideas and the latest projects.
Student Amira is also passionate about sharing the Kingdom’s culture with the university community and schedules special events.
Saudi students in the US
Every year, large numbers of Saudi students move to study in the United States as scholarships within the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ external scholarship program.
Most of these students worked hard and were able to achieve awards and write an inspiring success stories about studying abroad.
These successes have contributed to making the Saudis on scholarships in America international students who enjoy a good reputation in American academic circles.
Saudi students who applied to the external scholarship program begin their academic journey by enrolling in English language courses.
Then they return to the country after a few years with postgraduate degrees from the best educational institutions in America.