Minimal scholarships increase since September – the Cabinet of Ministers Decree
The minimum scholarships for students of vocational-technical schools, higher educational institutions and scholarships for orphans and children deprived of parental care will increase since September 1, 2012
This is affirmed by Resolution № 703 from July 25, posted on the website of the Government on Monday.
According to the document, the level of minimum scholarships for vocational school students will increase up to 275 hryvnia, for students of universities with I-II accreditation level, who study at the ‘Specialist’ and ‘Bachelor’ qualification – 550 hryvnia, for students of III-IV level of accreditation, who study at ‘Bachelor’, ‘Specialist’ and ‘Master’ qualification – 730 hryvnia.
In addition, from September 1, social scholarships for students amongst orphans and children deprived of parental care, as well as students who remained without parents in the period of study from 18 to 23 years – 850 hryvnia per month, for students of universities amongst orphans and children deprived of parental care, and students who were left without parents during education at the age of 18 to 23 years - 1760 hryvnia per month.
According to Mykola Azarov, students received a scholarship for 200 hryvnia less than previously because of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports officials’ negligence.