Indonesian Government Expected to Prioritize Scholarships for Young Researchers

03 November, 2014 | Source: antara news

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), expects the government to prioritize scholarships for young researchers to enable them to develop innovations and new discoveries.

"It is expected that in the incorporation of Research and Technology with Higher Education in Education and Culture Ministry, the young researchers from junior high school to college level will get a scholarship facility," LIPI head Iskandar Zulkarnain said here.

During this time, he said, LIPI continues to encourage the government to facilitate the young researchers to get a higher education scholarship.

In addition, young researchers who won competitions both nationally and internationally will get a scholarship from LIPI.

"The granting of this scholarship, an attempt to increase the potential of young researchers develop innovations and new discoveries for the betterment of this nation," he said.

He said the potential of young generations find an innovation in this country is quite high and unfortunately if this potential is not developed by the government through scholarships and other development which may increase the quality of young researchers.

"Do not let this young researchers drawn or taken by foreign countries, due to the lack of government attention in empowering young researchers," he said.

He said, during this time, many young researchers of this nation to get a scholarship from the outside and after finishing school, they work in a foreign company or government agency that is providing the scholarship.

"This is a concern to us, the talent of young researchers who have extraordinary pontensial is glimpsed and a scholarship from the state or foreign private sector in creating an innovation," he said.

 

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