YANGON, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's education authorities have encouraged outstanding high-school students to apply for ASEAN scholarship to further study in Singapore, a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
According to official media Tuesday, students born between 2001 and 2003 are eligible to seek the scholarship and the deadline of application is set for Wednesday.
ASEAN scholarship winners will study in selected Singapore schools from Secondary Three to Pre-University Two, subject to their performance.
The scholarship is tenable for four years and winners will be awarded Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A -Level) of equivalent certificate.
Candidates are required to be proficient in English and enthusiastic in participation in co-curricular activities, the report said.
Developing the potential and equipping youths with important skills for the 21st century are the main aim of the ASEAN scholarships.
The selection test for short-listed candidates will be held in Yangon, the report added.