Hong Kong signs MOU with Mongolia on education co-operation
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     ‚ÄčThe Government announced today (June 17) the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Education Bureau (EDB) and the Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia to enhance education linkages between the two places.

     The MOU provides for a framework to facilitate strategic education collaboration between Hong Kong and Mongolia and covers mutually beneficial initiatives, including the provision of scholarships for students; exchange of expertise and experience; exchange of educational literature, teaching aids and demonstration materials; and exchanges of scholars, teachers, experts, students and other education personnel.  

     The EDB has been offering the Belt and Road Scholarship since the 2016/17 academic year to encourage outstanding students from designated Belt and Road countries to pursue undergraduate studies in Hong Kong. The scholarship scheme has since expanded to cover students from all Belt and Road countries as well as those pursuing research postgraduate studies. Following the signing of the MOU, up to five scholarships will be offered annually to students from Mongolia from the 2022/23 academic year onwards. 

Ends/Thursday, June 17, 2021
Issued at HKT 16:30

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