Monday, June 6, 2011

Oman to grant 7,000 scholarships to students

Seven thousand secondary school graduates, men and women, will be granted scholarships for higher studies in private universities and colleges in the country this year on orders from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Another 1,500 will receive scholarships to pursue studies abroad.Students can also get a lot of exposure while studying in such universities and different course Software Engineering,Trans-Atlantic Studies and Economics and Management.

Revealing this, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahad bin Mahmood Al Said also said that more students would be admitted to the state-owned Sultan Qaboos University depending on its capacity. The Colleges of Technology, meanwhile, will take in an additional 2,000 male and female students.Sayyid Fahad underlined Sultan Qaboos’ keenness to provide all opportunities to the youth to seek the highest level of education and effectively contribute to the nation’s development.

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