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South Sudan announces 1,050 scholarship vacancies

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August 6, 2014 (JUBA) – The directorate of training and external relations in the ministry of education has announced that has secured 1,050 scholarships for South Sudanese students wishing to study abroad in the 2014-15 academic year.

Both male and female students will be eligible to apply.

Speaking to Sudan Tribune on Wednesday, the director for training and external relations, Benjamin Gabriel Apai, said the scholarships will be offered for four countries.

This includes 250 from the Egyptian government, 300 from Sudan, 250 from Ethiopia and 300 from Zimbabwe.

In addition, the Pakistani government will offer 10 separate scholarships for the same year.

Apai said interested students are asked to visit the ministries of education in their respected states up until 21 August.

Candidate should be of South Sudanese nationality and hold a South Sudan school certificate not before 2011 or equivalent with not less than 70% for Bachelor degree or Diploma.

Student wishing to apply should present a copy of their passport, birth certificate, medical certificate and two colour passport-sized photos.

All documents must be authenticated by the ministry of foreign affairs
and international cooperation.

A compulsory application fee of 25 South Sudanese pounds applies and successful candidates are expected to cover their air fare.

(ST)

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  • 9 August 2014 15:59, by Dut Monybor

    Good move Jonh Gai ,we need young people like you with smart mind not dull ,i would like to appreciate the examination department for good work in your ministry
    1-Secretary for secondary examination
    2-Depurty secretary
    These are the people we known they could bring better change in education keep them around.

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  • 9 August 2014 18:57, by Madina Tonj

    These is good thing if the government is not corrupted then, it must be divided to all 10 States correctly without bias in the State level. Last time on May/2014 the Col, Mawien Mawien Ngok known as Mawien Magol was confirmed putting his relatives in the National Security course while, he was denying others citizens within Warrap State. Such a people mention will not give a good things to citizens

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  • 9 August 2014 18:57, by Madina Tonj

    These is good thing if the government is not corrupted then, it must be divided to all 10 States correctly without bias in the State level. Last time on May/2014 the Col, Mawien Mawien Ngok known as Mawien Magol was confirmed putting his relatives in the National Security course while, he was denying others citizens within Warrap State. Such a people mention will not give a good things to citizens

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  • 9 August 2014 18:58, by Madina Tonj

    These is good thing if the government is not corrupted then, it must be divided to all 10 States correctly without bias in the State level. Last time on May/2014 the Col, Mawien Mawien Ngok known as Mawien Magol was confirmed putting his relatives in the National Security course while, he was denying others citizens within Warrap State. Such a people mention will not give a good things to citizens

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  • 10 August 2014 07:53, by tootke’bai-ngo

    GOOD MOVE, I WISH THESE TRANSPARENCY WAS DONE LONG TIME AGO. MANY COUNTRIES OFFERED A LOT OF SCHOLARSHIPS DURING INTERIM PERIOD AND AFTER INDEPENDENT. HOWEVER, AS MENTIONED, THE CORRUPTION IN THE SYSTEM LET THEM GO UN NOTICED. HUNDRENDS OF VACANCIES WERE NOT FILL, EVEN THE INDIAN EMBASSODOR REMINDED THE GOVERNMENT OF S. SUDAN IN 2012 TO MAKE SURE THESE SCHOLARSHIPS DON’T GO EMPTY. OTHERWISE,GOOD J

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