Ahmed Mohamed has accepted a scholarship from Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, or QF, his family said.
They thanked all the people and places that reached out in support after the “unfortunate incident of Ahmed’s arrest.” The family visited QF this month.
“Qatar was a cool place to visit. I loved the city of Doha because it’s so modern. I saw so many amazing schools there, many of them campuses of famous American universities. The teachers were great. I think I will learn a lot and have fun, too,” Ahmed said in the statement . . .
In an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Ahmed said he was pulled out of class at MacArthur High School by his principal and five police officers and taken to a room where he was questioned for about an hour and a half. (Read more from “You’ll Never Guess Where ‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed Mohamed Is Moving” HERE)