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Indian scholars will help rebuild Christchurch, NZ

New Zealand’s government has awarded NZ$150,000 in scholarships to some of India’s top students in partnership with Christchurch Educated and the Canterbury Development Corporation, in an effort to build ties with India and plug a skills gap to help with the rebuilding of the city.

Kuwait to give 4,500 study abroad scholarships

Kuwait's ministry of higher education is to give Kuwaiti students 4,500 scholarships to study abroad in 2013-14. The scheme is designed to improve Kuwaiti human capital with awardees studying majors that accord with labour market needs. The awards can be used at top universities in 13 countries, although details of these are yet to be published.