Ministry of Education and Science comments educational grants’ allocation
This year there was a high contest for jurisprudence, medicine, pharmaceutics and finance.
The total number of educational grants amounted to 53.5 thousand. Vice Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Askhat Aimagambetov voiced out results of grants’ allocation, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
UNT 2018 covered 98 thousand school graduates. Among them, 84 thousand pass the testing and got enough points to enroll universities. More than 75.5 thousand applications were submitted this year. It is by 15% more compared with last.
Within the five initiatives of the head of state, the number of grants has been increased by 20,000. This year, the total number of grants, which were distributed, amounted to more than 53.5 thousand seats.
In addition, there were no new changes to the award of educational grants except for one, concerning the Altyn belgi owners. This year they get a preemptive right to award grants only if the points are equal.
One more feature – a lot of grants were provided to technical specialties.
With a minimum number of points grants were awarded the quota, orphans, children with disabilities and representatives from foreign countries - ethnic Kazakhs.
This year there was a high contest for jurisprudence, medicine, pharmaceutics, and finance. Foreign philology, German and French remains unclaimed.
It should be reminded on August 6, the names of recipients of state educational grants were determined.