According to the conducted public competition for the award of new scholarships to pupils and students residing in the Šibenik-Knin County, for the school and academic year 2021/2022, and according to the determined final list, in the last days of 2021, scholarship agreements were signed. A total of 23 scholarships were awarded, eight for school students and 15 for college students, reports Šibenski.
After the signing of new scholarship agreements for pupils and students for the school academic year 2021/2022, as of today, the Šibenik-Knin County annually provides scholarships to a total of 71 beneficiaries: 55 school students and 16 college students.
The middle and high school student scholarship is 400 kuna, and the college student scholarship is 700 kuna per month and is paid in 10 equal monthly installments in the school or academic year.
In accordance with the expressed needs of health care institutions in the Šibenik-Knin County, the County, at the initiative of the County Prefect Dr. sc. Marko Jelić and Deputy Prefect Iris Ukić Kotarac, listening to the needs of the system, this year for the first time awarded two scholarships for students of integrated graduate study of medical biochemistry at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry. This scholarship amounts to HRK 2,500 per month and is paid in 10 equal monthly installments.
For the scholarship of pupils and students of Šibenik-Knin County for 2022, it is planned to provide HRK 485,000 in the budget, from the original revenues of the County. In addition, the amount of HRK 220,000 will be provided for co-financing programs and projects of higher education institutions.
Therefore, a total of HRK 705,000 will be provided for public needs in higher education, which is HRK 52,500 more than in 2021.
”By providing financial support to our pupils and students, the goal of this executive branch headed by the prefect and deputy prefect, who is also the president of the Scholarship Commission, is to improve their material status and encourage them to choose occupations in demand in the labor market, they have increased the possibility of employment and then staying in our county. The intention is to further improve the provisions of the current Ordinance in terms of certain rules and procedures and adapt them to the actual practical needs of the County”, said the Šibenik-Knin County.
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