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NamPower awards 21 bursaries

Sat, 23 January 2016 00:50
by Rodney Pienaar
News Flash

NAMPOWER granted twenty-one bursaries to post graduate and under graduate students this morning at the NamPower conventional center.

Welcoming the audience and students at the award ceremony, Acting Managing Director of NamPower, Mr. Kahenge Haulofu urged the students to grab the opportunity with both hands.

“Through your application and during the interview process, you have demonstrated the ability and attitude to be rated amongst the best, I urged you to prioritize and work diligently through your educational career,” Haulofu said.

Twenty-one students from nine political regions received bursaries in electrical engineering, power engineering, education’ majoring in mathematics and science, computer science, accounting, vocational training and law.

Reading the key note address on behalf of the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Minister, Acting Director of the National Commission of UNESCO, Mr. Roderick April advised the students to keep up with the work that they have and that they should work harder.

“Never forget that you are here today because of your own hard work and commitment. Your future, as you begin you educational journey, holds many challenges. Ultimately success depends on you,” April said.

A second year student, Ruth Shikongo who was awarded a bursary through NamPower’s bursary scheme for disabled students, advised fellow students not to give up hope.

“The important thing is to work in teams and ask help if you need any help, work hard to get this bursary,” she said.