FG may scrap foreign scholarships, says no longer sustainable
Gusau said there would be a new strategic agenda which would govern the training and capacity building programmes of the Fund.
Gasau said the present scholarship arrangement, which is disproportionately focused on the Overseas Scholarship Scheme is not sustainable any longer.
A statement by PTDF spokesman, Mr Kalu Otisi, quoted Gusau to have stated this at an interactive session with Vice-Chancellors of Federal Universities in Nigeria.
He said: "At the centre of the agenda is the domestication of all PTDF training and capacity building programmes, with the implication that Nigerian universities will now play a greater role in the process as partners and major stakeholders.
"The bulk of the scholarship for both the Masters and PhD’s to be offered going forward, would be for training in Nigerian universities.
"We are also open to collaboration, especially through the split-site Ph.D programme."
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