Gabriel Chang tells scholarship beneficiaries to image abroad

Gabriel Chang tells scholarship beneficiaries to image abroad
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology Changson Chang when he received the scholarships from Egyptian government. [Photo: Mathiang Makuach]

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Gabriel Changson Chang said that his ministry will extend the application period for the Egyptian scholarship if the specified time runs out, which will end at the end of this month. This came in an exclusive press interview with City Review.

“We will extend the application period to give everyone a chance to compete,” Changson said.

He added: “This year’s scholarship is completely different from previous years, as it contains all the privileges that are represented in (study costs, medical insurance, a monthly expense of 1,000 Egyptian pounds, a ticket to return to the country after the end of the study), and these privileges will continue in the grants that It will come in the future, stressing that this was one of the fruits of his recent visit to the Republic of Egypt.

Gabriel warned the students, saying, “Any student who does not care about studying and does bad for the country’s reputation will be returned to South Sudan.”

Changson said that his ministry has set up a mechanism to monitor the country’s students who will study abroad to prevent the recurrence of any accidents as in previous periods (Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Egypt).

He asked the students’ parents to follow up and monitor their children when they go to study abroad, and I recommend the applicants saying: “You are like the ambassadors of South Sudan abroad, you should be responsible enough.”

At the beginning of this week, the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology announced, through the Department of Training and Foreign Relations, on Tuesday, a scholarship offered by the Arab Republic of Egypt for (300) male and female students for the academic year 2021-2022, and the application is valid until 30/6/2022.

And it was stated in the announcement of the Ministry of Higher Education, which was reviewed by (City Review), that the grant consists of (250) seats for bachelor’s students, (50) seats for postgraduate students.

The ministry required the applicants to hold South Sudanese citizenship, obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent, a valid passport, a copy of the birth certificate or (the age of the child)..etc.

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