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Scholarships given to 24 environmentalists to pursue careers in PUB, NEA

Published on Aug 1, 2014 4:31 PM

SINGAPORE - Twenty-four environmentalists, keen on pursuing careers in the Republic's environmental sector, received scholarships to help them do so on Friday afternoon.

Eighteen were presented with the National Environment and Water (NEW) Scholarship for undergraduates by Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan during the annual scholarship award ceremony.

The NEW scholarship is jointly offered by national water agency PUB and the National Environment Agency (NEA), where recipients will serve their bonds upon graduation.

They will pursue courses related to the environment and water sectors, such as civil engineering and atmospheric science, either locally or abroad.

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