Oyu Tolgoi has awarded 30 students with full scholarships in Mongolia, part of its vision of “natural resources to enduring value, knowledge and skill” for the country.
Ten of the students will be studying mining geotech at the Mongolian National University of Science and Technology, a new programme developed between the mine and the university.
The remaining 20 students will study at a school of their choice.
The scholarships include full tuition, a monthly allowance and living expenses for rural students on a needs basis.
Scholarship recipients are also be given an opportunity to enroll in Oyu Tolgoi’s Youth Development Programme for personal development.
Since 2010, Oyu Tolgoi has provided scholarships and other educational benefits to 3,252 students.