Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan, symbolically handed over scholarships from Jakarta Scholarship Foundation to 3,992 D3 and S1 college students from various campuses.
" If your academic, intellectual and leadership is good, Insya Allah (God willing) will be a useful person in the future"
Additionally, financial aid is also provided for the preparation of thesis to 528 students, 35 theses and 6 dissertations.
"As scholarship recipient, you all have extra responsibilities," he stated.
Addition to having good academic achievement, he hoped, the scholarship recipients can also improve life skill, leadership, entrepreneurship and organizational skill.
"If your academic, intellectual and leadership is good, In sya Allah (God willing) will be a useful person in the future," he expressed.
He also uttered they should have the confidence one day thus can become a scholarship giver. Not only with their own wealth, the scholarship providers could be the organizer that gives the scholarship.
"Hopefully this scholarship will give motivation. To the supervisor and management of Jakarta Scholarship Foundation on behalf of Jakarta Provincial Government, we thank and appreciate the noble work that has been done," he said.