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Astana, Kazakhstan • 05 April, 2024 | 11:44

South Korea to Provide 5 Grants to Kazakh Master’s Students

The countries also signed a memorandum enabling Kazakh graduates to teach Russian in Gyeonggi-do Province

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During his working trip to South Korea, Minister of Science and Higher Education, Sayasat Nurbek, held a meeting with Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon. The parties signed a Memorandum aimed at granting scholarships to Kazakhstani students, QazMonitor reports citing the press service of the Ministry.

About the grants: Starting in 2024, Seoul City Hall will provide 5 educational grants for Kazakhstani citizens to pursue Master's programs in technical and engineering fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, biology, and fintech/blockchain. Kazakh students will have the opportunity to study at four leading universities in South Korea - Sungkyunkwan University, Kyung Hee University, Hanyang University, and the University of Seoul.

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Teacher training initiative: Minister Nurbek also met with the head of the Office of Education of Gyeonggi-do Province, Mr. Yim Tae-hee. During the meeting, a memorandum was signed between the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Office of Education of Gyeonggi-do Province. This memorandum aims to facilitate the sending of Kazakh graduates from pedagogical universities to South Korea to teach Russian language in the province's schools.

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