22 in Eastern Equatoria win scholarship to Egypt

Twenty-two secondary school leavers in Eastern Equatoria state are set to benefit from a scholarship programme offered by the Egyptian government.

They are among those who recently completed the Secondary School Leaving Examination.

The beneficiaries include 9 females and 13 males from the 8 Counties of the state.

Aliardo Allamson Kulang, the Education Coordinator in the State said the 22 have been granted the scholarship by the Egyptian.

They are expected to receive free accommodation, paid school fees, and transportation, among other offers.

“They [Egyptian] have given us 22 among those who have succeeded. The majority are from greater Kapoeta counties, they are 9,” Allamson said.

He advised the successful candidates to travel to Juba and obtain their original secondary leaving certificate, a valid passport, birth certificate and nationality ID.

“Let them hurry. May be by 15th of October they may fly to Egypt.”

In May this year, the government of South Sudan announced over 300 scholarship offers from the Egyptian government.