In a first-of-its-kind move, the Government of Jharkhand and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), British High Commission, New Delhi plan to enter in a partnership to award the Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Scholarship to up to 5 meritorious scholars belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Class and Minorities community of Jharkhand.
This is part of the initiative of Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren. This step, along with the Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Overseas Scholarship, is expected to expand opportunities for the youth of Jharkhand to gain quality higher education from world-class universities of the United Kingdom.
The MoU is slated to be signed between the State Government and the Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), British High Commission, New Delhi on August 23. The aim is to provide educational opportunities to the youth of Jharkhand.
Prior to this, the Government of Jharkhand was providing financial assistance to the selected scholars under the aegis of the Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Overseas Scholarship which enables them to pursue selected courses in the premier universities of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.
Building upon this the State Government has decided to widen the scope of this scholarship by collaborating with The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), British High Commission, New Delhi.
To begin with, fully funded scholarships are meant to be provided for up to 5 scholars.
The last day to apply for the prestigious Chevening Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Scholarship is November 1st, 2022. For more information kindly visit- https://www.chevening.org/scholarship/india/