OSHAKATI – Gerhard Martin Shimwooshili, 21, from Omeege village in Oshana Area is the
first beneficiary of the Oshana Regional Council scholarship that may fund his research towards a Bachelor’s Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering at Nanchang Hangkong College in China.
The scholarship is considered one of the 5 partial scholarships supplied by Jiangxi Provincial Authorities in China as half of the bilateral settlement they signed with Oshana Regional Council just a few years in the past.
Oshana regional training director Hileni Amukana indicated that there have been about 115 functions from Oshana Area that went by way of correct screening to find out the 5 greatest candidates for the 5
scholarships, however resulting from some problems, the candidates couldn’t be despatched to China final
12 months till 4 of the chosen candidates managed to safe native scholarships elsewhere, therefore council is simply sending one candidate this 12 months.
Amukana indicated that the partial scholarship is just not fully ample to ship candidates
to China therefore the area’s Directorate of Schooling, Arts and Tradition is tasked with assets mobilisation and conducting all processes of awarding the scholarships to training stakeholders to help
the Schooling Belief Fund. The Oshana Workplace of the Governor, Zongmei Engineering Group,
and different personal people are a number of the stakeholders that contributed financially and
in sort to top-up to the partial scholarship in order that the area can decently ship Shimwooshili
to review in China.
The Jiangxi Provincial Authorities promised to resume the scholarship yearly based mostly on the scholar’s efficiency and on this observe Amukana is additional calling on Good Samaritans to come back on board
and help the Oshana Schooling Belief Fund to be able to maintain the examine of Shimwooshili.
“I’m calling upon all our stakeholders for them to in a position to high up on an annual foundation to the fund in order that the Fund can maintain Shimwooshili’s research in China,” urged Amukana.
*Aina Simon is an Info Officer within the Ministry of Info and Communication Expertise based mostly in Oshakati.
2019-09-11 07:21:14 42 minutes in the past