Bursary and scholarships were awarded to the needy, poor and orphan deserving students in the county.
Sixty million was divided equally to all ten wards each getting six million.
The bursaries was distributed in two phase. Phase one was allocated for students in form two up to form fours and the second phase was given to form ones, college and university up to degree level.
The department has budgeted hundred million for next financial year 2017/2018.
The F/Y 2016/2017 twelve students received Sudan scholarships to study various fields though the department of education.
The department also support the Awer community through bursaries who are admitted at Mokowe Arid
Zone Boarding school.