Madang Tertiary students get support

The Madang Provincial Government have launched a program to support students attending tertiary institutions starting next year.

Madang Governor Ramsey Pariwa announced this last week witnessed by major sponsor Ramu Nickel. 

The Sir Peter Barter Education Scholarship program was initiated to remember one of Madang’s great leaders who had contributed a lot to the province.

He also thanked Ramu Nickel who is major sponsor of the scholarship program. He is pleased with the first part of the payment of more than K3 million for the school fees program.

Governor Pariwa thanked them for their assistance and looked forward to working with them in building the human resource of Madang.

Pariwa added that the student will have to apply for the scholarship by providing the acceptance letters from the tertiary institutions, letters from ward councilors, IDs and other necessary supporting documents to the screening committee. 

He said the scholarship program will cover 75 percent of the total school fee for a student and is a great relieve for the parents. 

Pariwa said the parents will pay the remaining 25 percent. 

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