HC Deb 18 June 1940 vol 362 cc42-3W
Mr. Mander

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the number of scholarships and similar facilities being offered for Turkish students in this country for the year 1940–41?

Mr. Butler

The following scholarships and similar facilities, which have been arranged by the British Council, are being offered to Turkish students in this country for the year 1940–41:

  • 2 bursaries for teachers of English, £300 each;
  • 2 post graduate scholarships, £300 each;
  • 15 vacation course visits, £80 each.

Assistance for two students to enable Turkish engineers to undertake five-year courses of training at King's College, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and with engineering firms.

Assistance to enable two assistant teachers in Turkish technical colleges to undertake a period of practical training with engineering firms.