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US Launches Scholarship Program for Afghan Women

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan on Wednesday launched a program to help advance educational opportunities for Afghan women. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Promote Scholarship Program will provide aid to 720 Afghan women over the next five years, an embassy statement said. Recipients will use the scholarships to complete their bachelor's degrees at private universities in Afghanistan. An additional 180 master’s degree scholarships will be...

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