Brawijaya University gives scholarship for Palestinian people

Malang - The Malang-based Brawijaya University (UB) in East Java Province has provided Rp2 billion worth scholarship for Palestinian civil servants, an official said.

The scholarship will be given for the postgraduate level, both master (S2) and doctoral (S3), according to Prof Muhammad Bisri, rector of the Brawijaya University, here on Friday (Dec. 29).

"The Palestinian people need a lot of things. We try to fulfill it in many ways due to the countrys very poor condition," the rector remarked.

He further said that the assistance offered by Indonesia including the UB is the concept of peace. Therefore, UB will provide Peace Scholarship for the civil servants (PNS) of Palestine for further studies of S2 and S3 Graduate program in the university.

Civil servants are chosen for the scholarship program, so that they can immediately practice the science and skills when they return to their country and make real contribution. In addition, UB also provides several training skills for the Palestinian people.

The most ready skill training is regarding the livestock in accordance with the condition of Palestinian nature as a savanna. The condition is suitable for goat and sheep farming, he added.

Source: Antara News

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