1 billion UAH, which will be allocated to the special “Fund of the President of Ukraine” in the budget for 2019, will be spent on scholarships and grants for students and young scientists. This was stated by the head of state Petro Poroshenko at a meeting with students in Kyiv, Ukrainska Pravda reports.

“An extremely important fund has been created in support of educational and research initiatives that will have additional government funding. What is it? Where we have agreements with foreign universities – we will provide with scholarships those students who go abroad to study and show good results, but they will be obliged to return to Ukraine,” he said.

Recall that the draft budget for 2019 provides for the allocation of 1 billion hryvnias for a special “Foundation of the President of Ukraine”, which will finance educational and scientific programs for youth.

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