CROWN PRINCE ALEXANDER DELIVERS DENISE HALE
SCHOLARSHIPS TO TOP 12 STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF KRAGUJEVAC
Belgrade, Kragujevac, 15 November 2006 – His Royal
Highness Crown Prince Alexander II and Prof. Dr. Milos Djuran, Rector of the
University of Kragujevac delivered today
Denise Hale Scholarships to top 12 students of the University of Kragujevac.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II and other
distinguished guests were warmly welcomed by the Rector of the University of
Kragujevac Prof. Dr. Milos Djuran, who expressed his gratitude to Ms. Denise
Hale and the Foundation of
Crown Prince Alexander for Culture and Education for contributing to
further academic development and personal fulfilment of the students who
already showed their excellence during their studies at the University of
His Royal Highness emphasized that his personal goal and
the goal of his Foundation is to promote and improve education in Serbia and
open the doors to the world for Serbian students. He stressed that he is
very grateful to Ms. Hale for recognising the need of supporting the
talented and hard working students in order to continue their studies with
success and provide them with means for academic development. His Royal
Highness stressed that he is putting an effort to obtain new scholarships
from different European Universities for Serbian students.
When Ms. Denise Hale, a great philanthropist and friend
of Their Royal Highnesses accompanied Crown Prince Alexander and Crown
Princess Katherine in their visit to Kragujevac in April 2006, they have
visited the University of Kragujevac and Mrs. Hale kindly offered to award
the best students of the fourth year of each faculty of the University with
a scholarship of $1200.
The ceremony for Denise Hale Scholarships, organised by
the Foundation of Crown Prince Alexander for Culture and Education and the
University of Kragujevac was attended by the Speaker of Kragujevac City
Assembly Mr. Dobrica Milovanovic, His Grace Bishop of Sumadija Jovan,
representatives of the City of Kragujevac, as well as the representatives of
the University of Kragujevac, representatives of student organisations as
well as Media representatives. The ceremony was also attended by Mr.
Dragomir Acovic president of The Crown Council, Mr. Svetomir Jakovljevic
member of Supervisory Board of the Foundation of Crown Prince Alexander for
Culture and Education and Mrs. Leda Gofas Director of the Foundation who
accompanied His Royal Highness during his visit to Kragujevac.