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Ministry wants more disabled students in college

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The disable people attend the workshop previous time. KT/ Chor Sokunthea

The Ministry of Education is encouraging disabled students to apply for scholarships it provides.

Minister Hang Chuon Naron in a Friday statement said his ministry offers scholarships to all students, including those who are impoverished and disadvantaged.

However, Mr Chuon Naron said that for the 2019-2020 academic year, the ministry is prioritising scholarships for disabled students.

“To receive a scholarship, applicants will have to have a high school diploma in 2019,” he said. “Applicants with a disability, such as deafness or blindness, can receive a scholarship application and apply by May 30.”

Ministry spokesman Ros Soveacha yesterday said the ministry has always ensured that the education sector has quality, equity and inclusiveness, and enhanced learning for all students.

Full story in Thursday’s paper

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