Youth Foundation to cover tuition fees of students showing special distinction in their studies

The Youth Foundation announces a competition to finance the education of talented young people with special needs in the days of the ongoing Great Patriotic War for the liberation of our occupied lands and the intense struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic , according to the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, who focuses on social welfare issues.

At the initiative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, a number of socially vulnerable students were exempted from tuition fees, also, the state has covered the tuition fees of thousands students due to the new type of coronavirus pandemic. The competition held by the Youth Foundation to cover the educational expenses of young people studying in higher and secondary special education institutions and distinguished by high education indicators is also an integral part of the measures taken in this direction.

It should be noted that on the basis of the competition, which will be held for the third time, the Youth Foundation has covered the tuition fees of 664 students in 2018 and 2019 at the expense of the state.

The competition will give preference to students belonging to the following categories, based on their educational performance, as well as social activity:

– Children of national heroes;

– Disabled youth;

– Young people who have lost their parents, deprived of parental care or are boarding school graduates;

– Young people with disabled parents (I, II groups);

–  Young people from low-income families.

References from higher education institutions and Azerbaijani Student Youth Organizations will be taken into account when evaluating applications.

The funding is intended to cover tuition fees for the Academic Year 2019-2020 or 2020-2021.

In order to get acquainted with the rules of the competition and to register, you need to apply to the official website of the Youth Foundation www.youthfoundation.az and the mobile application GəncAPP.

Applications will be accepted until 18:00 on November 30, 2020. The results will be shared on the Foundation’s official website. If you have any questions about the competition, please contact the official social media accounts of the Youth Foundation or call 012 498 95 90; 070 598 95 90

The Youth Foundation invites young people to take an active part in the competition and take advantage of this unique opportunity provided by our state!

 

Source: Azerbaijan Technical University

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