Korea awards scholarship to13 Nigerian gov’t officials


Korea awards masters degree scholarship to 13 Nigerian gov’t officials

By Taiye Edeni /Angela Atabo

The Republic of Korea has awarded full scholarships for Master’s Degree Program to 13 Nigerian government officials to study in leading Korean Universities.

The 13 students were drawn from different agencies of the government and a Pre-departure orientation program was organised to prepare and advise students on what to expect while studying in Korea.

Speaking at the event, Ambassador of Republic of Korea, Mr Lee In-Tae while addressing the students said the scholarship was awarded through the country’s grant aid and technical cooperation agency (Korea International Cooperation Agency- KOICA).

In-Tae said that the KOICA scholarship  covered a round-trip air ticket, admission and tuition fees, accommodation, health insurance and meals during the participants’ stay in the Republic of Korea.

He said that the Korean government had been supporting the Nigerian government…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria