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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 […]


Scholars urged to apply for Chevening scholarships

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Islamabad – British Deputy High Commissioner, Patrick Moody has urged the Pakistani scholars to apply for the United Kingdom’s prestigious Chevening scholarships till November 8. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who demonstrate leadership potential and who have strong academic backgrounds, said a news release issued here. The scholarship offers financial support to study for […]


131 Pakistanis awarded scholarships to study in China

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Islamabad: Chinese government this year awarded 131 new scholarships to Pakistani students enabling them to obtain higher-level education from bachelors to PhD degree from top Chinese universities. Admission letters for availing the scholarship were handed over to the students at a ceremony held here on Tuesday at the Chinese Embassy. Out of 131, 107 students […]


CDWP to approve Rs26.69 billion PhD scholarship plan

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ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) that is going to meet on Thursday (today) is likely to approve a Rs26.69 billion PhD scholarship programme under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor (Phase-I), which is to be executed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Another project construction of Lahore-Sialkot motorway (88km) of Rs52.66 billion, Red Line Project […]


Workshop on research techniques, creative writing skills begins today

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Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar is holding “National Workshop on Research Techniques and Creative Writing Skills” from 29 to 31 July, at Peshawar University Summer Camp Baragali (Near Nathiagali-District Abbottabad). Chairperson of Organising Committee Professor Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre said that the participants will be Mphil and PhD scholars, young university teachers […]


KOICA awards scholarships to public officials

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Islamabad – The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan held a pre-departure orientation for the government officials who are selected for master degree scholarship 2016. With a mission to support human resources development (HRD) in developing countries, KOICA invites talented people from developing countries and helps them gain professional and systematic knowledge that will play […]


China may increase number of scholarships

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China is considering increase in number of scholarships for Pakistani students learning Chinese language and establishment of the Institute of Chinese Language Culture Conference in the universities of Peshawar and Abbottabad in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was stated by Chinese diplomats while talking to a delegation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Islamabad. KP delegation was headed by […]


Fulbright scholar explains benefits of studying abroad

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KARACHI: A student becomes more independent, confident and gains a practical approach once they go for the Fulbright scholarship programme, said alumnus Syed Zeeshan Ali. Ali, a business development adviser at Engro polymer and chemicals, went to the University of Pennsylvania in the Unites States (US) on the scholarship in 2008. In his year-long degree, […]


Merit scholarship programme approved

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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday gave his approval to a policy for the Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarship Programme. Fully funded scholarships will be awarded to deserving students for masters’ and doctorate level education under the programme. As many as 30 students would be funded every year for PhD studies in foreign universities and […]


Human rights fellowship for women journalists open [Worldwide]

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Print, broadcast and online women journalists who focus on human rights and social justice can apply for a yearlong fellowship. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, named for the 1998 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner and Boston Globe correspondent who was killed in Iraq in May […]