Scholarship Opportunities available in various fields

Thursday, June 2, 2011 12:27 PM

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St. George’s Grenada, Wednesday June 1, 2011, MOEPRU – Given government’s thrust at the overall development of the country’s human resource, scholarship and fellowship opportunities continue to be made available for Grenadians to advance their education.

Opportunities are currently available for young professionals and aspiring professionals to study in Germany, Serbia, Cuba and India.

Postgraduate education and training are being offered in Germany in a number of fields, including Engineering, Veterinary Medicine and Media Studies.

Successful applicants for the scholarships, which are sponsored by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, will commence studies in 2012.

There is also a chance to study in India, beginning in February 2012. The Indian Government scholarship, for a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Planning and Development, is tenable at the country’s Institute of Applied Manpower Research.

Meanwhile, officials at the Scholarship Desk in the Ministry of Education are appealing to Grenadians to make use of scholarships that are now open and can be taken up at institutions of higher learning, regionally and internationally.

For example, there are scholarships to study in Cuba for qualified applicants wishing to earn medical degrees.

In the European nation of Serbia, opportunities are available for undergraduate, post-graduate and research studies.

Scholarships to young women in the field of life sciences are also available under the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization’s L’Oreal International Fellowships.

According to officials of the U.N. agency, successful candidates will conduct research at the Doctoral and Post-Doctoral level in one of more fields of life science including Biology, Agriculture and Medicine.

Additional information on these and other opportunities can be accessed through the Human Resource Development Division and Scholarship Desk at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development by calling 440-2737 or emailing scholarshipdesk@gmail.com.





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