Statistics on students on foreign scholarships – United Kingdom tops list.
26 May 2023, 12:00 AM
30 June 2023, 12:00 AM
According to a recent statistic, the number of students on scholarships at the expense of the Ministry of Higher Education in various countries of scholarship (except for the United States of America) is 14,539, distributed among ten cultural offices, reports Al-Qabas daily.
The statistics covered the work of ten cultural offices located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, the United Kingdom, and the French Republic (including students from Malta, Spain, and Switzerland), Canada, Ireland, and Australia (including New Zealand students).
The Advisor to the Minister of Education and Higher Education for Media Affairs Wesal Al-Zamil revealed the intention of the Ministry of Higher Education to launch the “Guide Me” campaign to guide students for the second year in a row.
The statistics revealed that the United Kingdom tops the list in terms of the number of Kuwaiti scholarships, with a total of 7,014 scholarships from various accredited British universities. In second place is the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with a total of 1,915 scholarship students.
The number of higher education scholarship students to the Arab Republic of Egypt is 1,501, followed by the United Arab Emirates with 948 scholarship students, and then the Republic of Ireland with 927 scholarship students. The number of scholarship students to the Kingdom of Bahrain is 631, followed by Canada with 493 students, then Australia with 438 students, and then the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 419 scholarship students.
In a press statement, Al-Zamil said the campaign, which will start on May 25, aims to introduce the foreign scholarship plan, and respond to the inquiries of students wishing to register in the plan. She stressed that the campaign proved to be successful in the first year as it was able to guide students in registering for scholarships. Al-Zamil explained that the campaign will be launched through the ministry’s official accounts on social media. A corner will be allocated for the ministry in the Avenues Mall as part of the campaign to guide students and answer their inquiries, starting from May 28.
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