The full list of scholarships for East Timor students to study in Canada, Australia and the home country East Timor
The best scholarships for study in East Timor and abroad for citizens and international students for Bachelors, Masters, and Postgraduate studies. Simply go through the links and apply for any of the scholarships that meet your needs.
What you need to know about East Timor
East Timor, an island country in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands, at the southern extreme of the Malay Archipelago. It occupies the eastern half of the island of Timor, the small nearby islands of Atauro (Kambing) and Jaco, and the enclave of Ambeno, including the town of Pante Makasar, on the northwestern coast of Timor. Dili is the capital and largest city.
East Timor was colonized by Portugal in the 16th century and was known as Portuguese Timor until 28 November 1975, when the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Fretilin) declared the territory’s independence.
Education in East Timor
More than 90% of all school buildings were severely damaged or destroyed by the Indonesian military and in the exodus of Indonesians outside East Timor, the nation lost 20% of its primary teachers and 80% of secondary teachers, most of which is not expected to return.
However, UNICEF and other international aid organizations responded fairly quickly, restoring classes for 420 of the country's 800 elementary schools by December 1999 plus 273 additional schools by April 2000.
The educational system includes six years of primary education and six years of secondary education. The new education minister should address the problems of repairing and rebuilding schools continuously, provide adequate training to teachers and establish a standardized curriculum relevant to East Timorese students.
The National University of East Timor (National University Timor Lorosae, UNTL) opened its classes on November 27, 2000, and was attended by around 5,000 students in 2003.
There are five faculties in the university: agriculture, political science, economics, teacher education, and training. , and engineering. All new students follow a course that includes human rights, ethics, philosophy of science and Timorese history.
Scholarships are available for East Timor students to pursue academic programs at the undergraduate, master's, doctoral and postdoctoral levels and research in all areas of study fellowships for local and international students.
So with this information, your academic dreams are about to take its first step towards its accomplishment, as you take advantage of these tuition-free opportunities to further your academics.
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