500 scholarships to be awarded from Zakat fund

Interested candidates have been invited to apply for 500 scholarships to be awarded from the Zakat (alms for the poor) fund to study in local institutions.

State Minister for Education Aminath Ali told local media that the invitation to apply for scholarships from the Rf10 million (US$648,508) fund was announced in the government gazette today.

Under the scheme, Aminath Ali explained, 130 scholarships would be offered for foundation courses, 160 scholarships for degree and diploma courses and 50 scholarships for masters degree courses.

The education ministry would begin accepting application forms from July 1 through 11, she added.

The state minister noted that the ministry would consider educational background as well as financial means of the applicants in shortlisting candidates.


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