The Ministry of Finance proposes to cut spending on scholarships from the new budget year.
It is said in response the Ministry of Education, in response to an information request "Ukrainian truth. Life " for information on the abolition of scholarships.
The department explained that the Finance Ministry sent a key spending units prepare instructive letter of request to the draft state budget for 2017 and the forecast project the state budget for 2018 - 2019.
In recommendations accompanying the letter, said to reduce spending on scholarships.
"the Finance Ministry said the Ministry of Education that the next budget year expenditure on scholarships provided only for pupils and students with orphans, disabled children and third groups, children deprived of parental care and children from families who receive assistance under the Law of Ukraine "on state social assistance to needy families, " as well as graduate students and doctoral candidates "- said in response MES.
That is, if the recommendations of the Ministry of Finance will be included in the budget for next year, since January 1, 2017 many bachelors and masters not receive a scholarship.
The ministry also reported that the Finance Ministry does not support the initiative.
MES is not developed and did not initiate projects of regulations aimed at reducing providing scholarships to pupils and students.