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Govt grants scholarships to 3,000 Afghan students

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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. President Mamnoon Hussain granted documents of scholarships to the Afghan students under […]


‘Favouritism’ deprives 23 students of BD medical scholarships

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MIANWALI: At least 23 eligible Pakistani students have been deprived of an opportunity to pursue their medical education in Bangladesh under a Saarc scholarship programme allegedly because of favouritism going on unchecked in the relevant sections of the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) and the Foreign Office (FO). The case of Ms Mah Noor, […]


ECNEC approves 1,500 scholarships under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor

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ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Wednesday, under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, approved PhD Scholarship Programme under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor (Phase-1) at a rationalised cost of Rs18.81 billion including foreign exchange component of Rs17.714 billion. Dar chaired meeting of the ECNEC here on Wednesday. The Committee considered and […]


Students take pains to appear in test for scholarship

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PESHAWAR: A large number of students, most of them accompanied by their parents, from different parts of the province had to spend sleepless night in the chilly weather to reach Peshawar for appearing in a test, held here on Sunday by the government to award scholarships to them for several prominent public schools. The students […]


HEC plans scholarships for students of Balochistan, FATA

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Higher Education Commission (HEC) has prepared a roadmap for the phase-wise establishment of 32 sub-campuses with an estimated cost of Rs 5.6 billion in different parts of the country, lacking higher educational institutes, revealed HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali. HEC, in accordance with the Vision 2025, “Establishment of sub-campus of Public Sector University at […]


First-ever Chinese Ambassador Scholarship established at QAU

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ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Sun Weidong here on Thursday inaugurated the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship program for undergraduate and MPhil students at the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR), Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU). In this connection, an agreement was signed by the ambassador Sun and QAU Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Ashraf. The ambassador also handed […]


Scholarship programme: French envoy signs grant agreement with HEC chairman

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ISLAMABAD: Martine Dorance, Ambassador of France to Pakistan and Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC), signed a grant agreement of 250,000 euros for the next phase of the Need Based Scholarship Programme at the Residence of France. Since 2012, France has been offering hundreds of scholarships to promising underprivileged young people, hailing primarily […]


France to offer 200 scholarships for deserving students

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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. The MoU was signed by French Ambassador to Pak­istan Martine Dorance and Chairman of Higher […]


Chinese govt awards $20,000 scholarships to KU Confucius Institute

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The Confucius Institute at the University of Karachi is playing a pivotal role in the promotion of the Chinese language and culture, and it will open new gateways to strengthening academic ties between the brotherly nations. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a bright example of the strong friendship of Pakistan and China and it will […]