Egypt offers 160 scholarships to S.Sudanese students

Report
from Miraya FM
Published on 15 Jul 2011 View Original

The South Sudan Ministry of Education says the Egyptian government has offered one hundred sixty (160) scholarships to South Sudanese tudents to study for academic year 2011/12.

Speaking to Radio Miraya, the Ministry's Director General for Training and External Relations, Benjamin Gabriel Apai, said that they will begin receiving applications from students starting tomorrow, and running through July 28th.

Apai said that minimum passing marks is 60 percent for sciences and 65 percent for arts. Applicants with foreign certificates must have obtained division one or second upper to be applicable.

He stated that the scholarships will be divided equally among the ten states and applicants should compete at state levels.