Project ID: 30952

Chinese Government grants 111 scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Ghana

Sector

Education (Code: 110)

Flow type

Scholarships/training in the donor country

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Implementation (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2013

Description

On August 27, 2013, the Chinese government awarded 111 Ghanaian students scholarships for the 2013/14 academic year at a celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the signing of the friendship treaty between Ghana and China. According to the Chinese embassy, 549 Ghanaian students have been awarded with Chinese government scholarships since 1998, and 1500 trainees have been sponsored by the Chinese government in the last five years. The financial value of these scholarships in unclear.

Number of official sources

0

Number of unofficial sources

4

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Ghana [Government Agency]