Daugavpils City Council provides governmental scholarships to the students of Daugavpils University Council news
On the 18th of October at a meeting of the committee of education and culture considered the issue of assignment of the next government scholarship to students of Daugavpils University. Council has allocated 180 lats for 6 months to 10 students.
Daugavpils City Council Vice-Chairman Livija Jankovska emphasized, that the Council has been assigning the scholarships for the best student of DU for many years. Local government realizes, that national scholarships get only few students, that’s why wants to support the best ones. L. Jankovska expressed hope over the fact, that this program motivates the youngsters to study harder. From its scholarships holders the government is awaiting the interest in city, for example, in topics of their course works, connected with the city. But the main aim is to keep the most talented and successful people in the city, so they would raise up its welfare.
Rector of Daugavpils University Arvids Barševskis expressed huge gratitude to City Council for the support of the students. He emphasized, that exactly in current complicated economic circumstances, when the solvency of the population is low, this support is most needed because helping students, the local government makes a contribution to the budget of their families. He also expressed hope that young people will stay in the city and will work for the good of the city.
Information prepared by Liga Korsaka