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79 Liberian students to undergo postgraduate studies in China
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The Chinese government has finalized arrangement for the enrollment of 79 Liberian students to undergo postgraduate studies under the Chinese Government Scholarship Program during the 2009/2010 academic year, according to a statement released by Liberia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday.

The release said the beneficiaries include twenty-two new applicants, while the other fifty-seven students are already pursuing studies in China. The students were selected following vetting and subsequent recommendations by the Ministry of Education.

Meanwhile, the 22 successful candidates who have gone through the vetting exercise are majoring in various disciplines including Accounting, Gynaecology, Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Paediatrics, Neurology, Pharmacy, Mathematics, Public health, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry and Stomatology, among others.

The duration of the studies is appropriately three to four years while institutes and universities in China they are expected to enroll include Wuhan University of Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China Pharmaceutical University, Jilin University and East China University of Science and Technology.

(Xinhua News Agency August 21, 2009)

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