Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

French Scholarship to Study French and Public Administration in France

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): June 25, 1997 - The Department of External Affairs of the Federated States of Micronesia announced that the Government of France is offering one three-year scholarship to citizens of the FSM who may be interested in pursuing studies in Public Administration in France.

The first year would be dedicated to intensive study of the French language and the following tow years will be in Paris at the Institute International d'Administration Publique (IIAP). At IIAP, students have the option of signing up in one of the following areas closely related to public administration; international relations, territorial administration, and/or economics.

Language training commences in September of 1997. No prior knowledge of the language is necessary, although some background may help. It is also recommended that nominees have an Associate or bachelor's Degree or 1 or 2 years work experience in a related field.

For more information, please contact the FSM Department of External Affairs at telephone numbers (691) 320-2641/2544 an fax number (691) 320-2933.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356