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Set to Provide Scholarship to pursue Technical Education


Kathmandu: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens has issued ‘Procedure to Provide Scholarship for Disadvantaged and Brilliant Teenage Girls in Higher Education of Technical Subject-2020’  to ensure that poor and meritorious students are not deprived of higher education in technical subjects.

According to the procedure, the Ministry of social development(MoSD) of the concerned province shall be responsible to provide scholarship for the disadvantaged and brilliant teenage girls in accordance within this procedure and the selected students for the scholarship will get Rs 250,000 each, for completion of the technical course. The federal government will provide scholarship to beneficiaries consistent with the President Women Upliftment Programme.

MoSD provides scholarship amount to beneficiaries from its internal resource or from the grant provided by the federal government.

The procedure reads, “The committee must publish a public notice in the national daily with a period of one week for submission of the application.

The candidate may apply for the committee for Grade XII Certificate and other documents as prescribed. Upon receipt of applications, the Committee shall select the beneficiaries as per the procedure specified. The procedure requires the concerned province to carry out monitoring of the scholarship programme through local levels and send its report to MoWCSC.

Source: THT