Wednesday , June 23 2021

Nearly 12,000 students received scholarships & # 39; study or assistance in 2018 (Minister)



Dakar, Nov. 26 (APS) – A total of & # 39; 119 477 students benefited from a bag of & # 39; studies or assistance in 2018, assured Monday in & # 39; Dakar, the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Mary Teuw Niane.

At the national level, "94 061 students benefited from the bag & # 39; study in public, 4160 in the private sector and 27 749 received assistance", said during the examination of the budget of the ministry for the fiscal year 2019.

According to Mary Teuw Niane, students with & # 39; disability get bag & # 39; study "as applied".

Moreover, given "bag & # 39; special study" all blind students who have obtained foreign recipe, subject to submitting the application in time, said Niane.

According to the Minister & # 39; Higher Education, there is also the issue of & # 39; accommodation occupies a "privileged place" in the social policy of his department.

He also said that the ability of & # 39; University Cheikh Anta Diop of a & # 39; Dakar (UCAD) is doubled. "From 2012 to 2018, 5800 beds were available for University", said Mary Teuw Niane.

He also reminded the rehabilitation & # 39; some amfiteatri and buildings, as well as "the retirement pension revaluation & # 39; teacher & # 39; highest level", among the actions of his department .

"Now, retired university professor receives 70% of last net salary," he said, showing the creation of the fund & # 39; Solidarity for Higher Education to improve the situation of retired teachers.

Regarding the integration of graduates, Mary Teuw Niane said that between 2013 and 2018, created 265 new professional stream.

In addition to creating & # 39; incubator at & # 39; each university, the Ministry of & # 39; Higher Education established the & # 39; Youth Entrepreneurship Program (PSEJ) devoted to holders & # 39; diploma "Bac +2 or higher".

With regard to debt owed to private higher institutions, to ensure that the 16 billion that the state was due to these structures, "paid 3 billion, three others will be paid in the coming days to bring back to 10 billion ". CFA francs.

He also mentioned "sincere dialogue" being conducted with the heads & # 39; these private institutions, especially because he believes that both parties find their account in the partnership linking.

F & # 39; this regard, he said that since 2014, the state had paid "CFA francs & # 39; more than 31 billion" to private universities. He promised to make details & # 39; these payments available to parliamentarians.

The Minister invited the heads & # 39; & # 39 private institutions; Higher education to show understanding, and return to measure & # 39; students return to their state pays the tuition fees.

Revealed that 47 427 new graduates were referenced to private institutions & # 39; higher education from 2013 to 2018.

The state pays' for all undergraduate students, the sum & # 39; 400,000 CFA francs per year ", he said, adding that only 10% of & # 39; these students with a degree selected for masters. f & # 39; what stage each student is supported up to 600,000 CFA francs per year per student.


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