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  • ‘US offering students scholarships to help Pakistan’

    KARACHI: The US consul general in Karachi, Brian Heath, on Thursday said his government’s key focus to help Pakistan was on education for which the United States was providing opportunities to Pakistani graduates extensively...

    Speaking to students and faculty members of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) during his visit to the campus, Mr Heath said that the US offered huge opportunities to Pakistani students to get...

  • Broken dreams: Pakistan tennis players target US scholarships

    For these young Pakistanis, taking up tennis has a more practical application — as a ticket to a top US university on a sports scholarship...

    In a 36-year coaching career Khan, still a striking, athletic figure at 65, has produced dozens of players who have played on the pro tour and in satellite events and represented Pakistan at the Davis and Fed cups...

  • HEC awards more scholarships to Afghan students

    LAHORE: Around 3,000 more Afghan students will pursue their higher education in different universities of Pakistan under Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme funded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) over a period of five years...

    The is the second batch of Afghan students selected under the HEC merit-based scholarship for the Afghan students in various fields including medicine, engineering, agriculture, management,...

  • PEEF distributes 0.1 million scholarships

    LAHORE: The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has so far distributed as many as 100,000 scholarships among the talented but needy students purely on merit...

    Dr Saqib said the PU students obtained the biggest share in the PEEF financial assistance as 1,825 scholarships worth Rs200 million had been distributed among shining students...

  • Education scholarships

    THE Aghaz-i-Haqooq-i-Balochistan overseas scholarships, recently announced by the Higher Education Commission, are a golden opportunity for the students of backward areas of the province to continue their higher education...

    The last date for the submission of its form is June 10, but, sadly, many students whose last semester examinations are in progress or are about to start in universities of Islamabad cannot apply for the...

  • Scholarships: age limit

    The HEC has an age limit of 35 years for indigenous as well as for foreign MS/PhD scholarships...

    The HEC is perhaps oblivious of the famous slogan ‘Education for all’, which means there be no gender, racial or age biases in the way of education...

  • 49,000 Fata students get scholarships every year

    During a ceremony held here to distribute laptops among students from tribal agencies with KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in the chair, the secretary also said 2,000 students from tribal areas were getting free education in various institutions under the patronage of the 11 Corps of the Pakistan Army...

    Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said he was sure that availability of all such scholarships to the respective students would be based on...

  • China urged to provide scholarships to Balochistan students

    Quetta: Speakers at a seminar held at the University of Balochistan on Thursday urged the Chinese government and other stakeholders to provide scholarships to students in the province to enable them to get higher education in Chinese universities...

    They stressed the need for promoting education and knowledge, particularly in the fields of science and information technology...

  • Senate body seeks details of lapsed foreign scholarships

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate special committee on Wednesday directed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and other ministries concerned to provide exact number of foreign scholarships which lapsed during the last four years...

    At present, five ministries/division including Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Economic Affairs Divisions, Ministry of Inter- Provincial Coordination, Ministry of Federal Education and foreign...

  • Australia to provide 175 scholarships for PhD

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) in a joint venture with Australian government will provide 175 scholarships to Pakistani scholars to pursue PhD studies in Australian universities...

    “Both sides agreed to start a joint scholarship programme for 175 Pakistani scholars to pursue PhD studies in Australian universities...

  • Fata students demand release of scholarships

    PESHAWAR: Students belonging to various tribal regions have expressed concern over the delay in disbursement of scholarships and urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to take personal interest in release of funds and increase the admission quota for them...

    The students’ representatives, including Wisal Ahmed, Abbas Dawar, Rafiullah and others, told media persons here on Sunday that scholarships had not been paid to the Fata students...

  • HEC to offer 10,000 PhD scholarships for US

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will send 10,000 scholars to the United States for PhD studies in next 10 years...

    This was stated by Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal while explaining the Pakistan-US Knowledge Corridor during a video conference session with vice chancellors from across the country on Wednesday...

  • ‘Lack of coordination led to lapse in foreign scholarships’

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate special committee stated that the lack of coordination between government departments was a significant cause for lapse in foreign scholarships for Pakistani students...

    The committee met on Friday to discuss an adjournment motion raised by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed on the decline in foreign scholarships available to Pakistan students...

  • Scottish scholarships for 100 girls next year

    LAHORE: Another group of 100 girls from disadvantaged areas of the country will get Scottish scholarships from next year to pursue higher education...

    “At present, 215 girls are getting scholarships under the Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme for Women in Higher Education,” said two Scottish parliamentarians during an interactive session with the girl recipients of the scholarships studying at various universities, at the Punjab...

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