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    Scholarships For Shia Students In Pakistan

  • ‘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...

  • 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,...

  • 49,000 Fata students get scholarships every year

    PESHAWAR: The federal government is providing scholarship to 49,000 students from Fata every year, including 1,475 youths enrolled in cadet colleges, said Fata social sector department secretary Yousaf Raheem on Wednesday...

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Govt grants scholarships to 3,000 Afghan students

    ISLAMABAD: The government has launched a programme for capacity building of universities in war-torn Afghanistan and awarded 3,000 scholarships to Afghan students studying in Pakistan...

    Under the programme, another 3,000 scholarships for graduation to PhD level studies will be awarded to Afghans soon...

  • France to offer 200 scholarships for deserving students

    ISLAMABAD: France and Pakistan have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU), offering 200 needs-based scholarships to unprivileged Pakistani students in various subjects for further promoting bilateral educational cooperation between the two countries...

    The scholarships would be available from next year...

  • Saudi Arabia announces scholarships for students in Balochistan

    Saudi ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki during a meeting with Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani on Friday announced that 50 scholarships sponsored by the Saudi government would be granted to students of Balochistan...

    According to the Senate spokesperson, the scholarships will be granted to students wishing to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies...

  • SHC seeks mechanism for scholarships to orphan students

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has directed a senior government official to inform it whether any mechanism is provided for orphan students’ scholarships in pursuance of the Sindh Educational Endowment Fund (SEEF) scholarships...

    The bench further asked the additional secretary-endowment to appear in person to assist the court to see whether orphan students were categorised separately in other provinces and funds were provided for...

  • Scholarships for seminary students on cards

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to launch a scholarship programme for the students of religious seminaries...

    The chief minister directed the high-ups of Auqaf department to finalise necessary amendments to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Waqf Properties Ordinance, 1979 and present the same to the provincial cabinet for approval to ensure better and efficient management of the Waqf properties across the province...

  • KIU students get scholarships under Ehsaas initiative

    GILGIT: Over 1,260 undergraduate students of various disciplines of the Karakoram International University (KIU) have been awarded scholarships under the Ehsaas Scholarship Programme, taking the overall tally to 2,400 students...

    Addressing a press conference here on Friday, KIU Vice-Chancellor Dr Attaullah Shah said a total of 1,269 students of various disciplines had applied for the scholarship programme this year...

  • Suicide bomber targets Shia students in Kabul, killing 48

    A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shia neighbourhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State group, officials said...

    The bombing was the latest large-scale assault on Afghanistan's Shia community...

  • 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...

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