Recipients of President’s Scholarship Depart to Study Abroad

2022-11-04 11:55:24

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The students who were awarded the “President’s Scholar-2100” scholarship program and participated in preparatory programs at the National University of Mongolia and the Mongolian University of Science and Technology departed yesterday from Mongolia to study at foreign universities.


This year, 256 scholarship recipients have been selected to study at universities in 13 countries such as Great Britain, the United Kingdom of Northern Ireland, Canada, the Republic of Poland, the Commonwealth of Australia, the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation, Hungary, the Republic of India, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.


President U. Khurelsukh participated in the farewell ceremony, congratulating and wishing the recipients of the scholarship program success in their studies. In his speech, he noted that outgoing young students to study in a farness country are national leaders who will get global education and work for the development and welfare of their country. He also entrusted them to gain a favorable reputation for their country and the value of Mongolian people in foreign countries and to love, help, support, and respect each other.


The President of Mongolia, U. Khurelsukh, issued a decree to increase the competitiveness of Mongolians in the world, provide equal opportunities for children and youth to study, and support them to study at the world's best universities. In compliance with this, the “President’s Scholar-2100” scholarship program has been implemented since 2021, selecting the best students from each of the 330 soums and khoroos to study at the world’s best universities.


The students who have completed at least three years of study in their affiliated district school and have the highest average score in the General Entrance Examination in mathematics and foreign languages are eligible to participate in the program. The recipients of the scholarship are prepared to meet the criteria.


The “President’s Scholar-2100” scholarship program is a comprehensive program that selects the best students from each district and khoroo, prepares them to meet the conditions for studying at the best foreign universities and colleges, and then assigns them to work for the development of their local areas upon graduation.


Besides general academic and foreign language courses, the students also learned communication and writing skills as part of the preparatory program and participated in the mentorship program.


Minister of Education and Science L. Enkh-Amgalan, Advisor to the President of Mongolia on Education, Science and Technology Policy Ch. Lodoiravsal and Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Mongolia A. Uilstuguldur were also present at the farewell ceremony.

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