Al Hussein Technical University (HTU), a Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) initiative, on Sunday announced the winner of the Mohammad Wasfi Azaizeh Scholarship.
The scholarship programme was launched by HRH Crown Prince Hussein last July to honour the late Tawjihi student Mohammad Wasfi Azaizeh.
Azaizeh, who died in a road accident in Ramtha a week before the announcement ot the results of the exam, scored an average of 98.4 per cent in the scientific stream of Tawjihi (general secondary education certificate examination).
HTU President Labib Khadra, during a press conference held to announce the winner, said that the full scholarship has been awarded to the applicant with the highest score, pointing out that Mohammed Hisham Alhafith, who scored an average of 98 per cent, has received the scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic year.
Alhafith has said that he will choose the discipline of mechanical engineering, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
CPF CEO Tamam Mango and Azaizeh's father attended the meeting, during which the late Tawjihi student's father received the scholarship's medal.
The HTU aims to support Jordanian youth's pursuit of vocational, technical and applied education at the intermediate and bachelor levels, according to the foundation's website.