The National Infrastructure Ministry will be awarding scholarships of NIS 50,000 to selected second-degree students in engineering, physics and chemistry who intend to perform research in nuclear energy, the ministry said in a statement late Monday.
In addition to these scholarships, some funds will also be provide to select first-degree students studying high voltage current in electrical engineering, and to second-degree students studying natural gas and oil engineering, energy engineering, energy economics, energy policy and business management in the energy industry, according to the ministry.
“The State of Israel faces major challenges in the field of energy research, and to achieve them we must open up new prospects,” National Infrastructure Ministry Dr. Uzi Landau said in the statement. “To achieve this purpose the ministry is investing in the energy of the future generation and is promoting excellence in the scientific fields.”
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