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BBC seeks reporter [Pakistan]

Experienced journalists fluent in Pashto can apply for this position in Islamabad. The BBC is looking for a reporter to join the BBC Afghan Service from Pakistan. Responsibilities include suggesting ideas for features and special reports on social, cultural and other aspects of life in the region and producing multimedia features and special reports. The […]


Holland Ministry of Education Scholarships for All Countries 2016

The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences along with around 48 universities of applied sciences are sponsoring scholarships. These Scholarships are for foreign students who belong to any non EU and EEA area. The scholarship is for studying Undergraduate Masters level Courses. The scholarship will be available in several fields. Number of scholarships are […]


Scholarships being given on merit: minister

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QUETTA: Adviser to Chief Minister Sardar Raza Muhammad Barrech has said that the provincial government would continue providing financial assistance and support to the distinguished students to promote merit in the education sector. Speaking at a ceremony held to distribute scholarships among the best students of various institutions under the Balochistan Education Endowment Fund here […]

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HEC CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES PLANS TO FUND UP 125 FULBRIGHT PHD SCHOLARSHIPS

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Islamabad—Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed Thursday announced plans to fund up to 125 additional scholarships for Pakistani PhD students to study in the United States through Fulbright Program over the next five years. It was decided in a meeting hosted by Chairman HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmed in honour of U.S Deputy […]

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Cultural, education exchange: Journalists, scholars prepare to depart for UK

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ISLAMABAD: The British High Commission on Thursday held a pre-departure ceremony for seven Pakistani journalists to pursue a three-month journalism fellowship in the UK under the South Asia Journalism Programme (SAJP). British High Commissioner Phillip Barton awarded certificates to the selected journalists. The SAJP candidates include Tariq Mahmood, Rasheed Khan Safi, Fakhar Durrani, Naureen Shams, […]

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Senators call for giving priority to students from terror-hit areas in award of scholarship

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ISLAMABAD: There is a need to give foreign scholarships to students from underdeveloped and terrorism-affected areas in the country, said Leader of the House in the Senate, Raja Zafarul Haq, on Friday. According to Senator Zafarul Haq, priority should be given to students from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Baloch­istan, Khyber Pakhtun­khwa and under­developed areas […]

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Pakistan to offer 100 scholarships to Cuba

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved 100 fully-funded engineering scholarships for Cuban students. The premier has forwarded the request to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for implementation, HEC Chairperson Dr Mukhtar Ahmed told The Express Tribune. Separately, the scholarship programme, the Cuban government has also expressed interest in establishing a sports education university in […]

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Punjab doubles allocation for education scholarships

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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced increasing the annual amount of the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) from Rs2 billion to Rs4 billion and giving educational scholarships to 200,000 deserving talented students the next year. He also announced giving scholarships for an MSc education to the talented students belonging to FATA under the PEEF. […]

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Chevening scholarship quota for Pakistan quadrupled

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ISLAMABAD: The British High Commission on Tuesday held a pre-departure ceremony for 73 Pakistani students selected to pursue a master’s degree in the UK under Chevening scholarships. There has been 400 per cent increase in the Chevening scholarships for Pakistanis this year as last year, 17 students were awarded scholarships. “Pakistan remains one of the […]

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‘US offering students scholarships to help Pakistan’

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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 […]

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Master’s and PhD scholarship: Fulbright deadline extends to June 1

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The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) extend the application deadline for the 2016 Fulbright Masters and PhD programme to June 1, 2015. According to a statement issued on Friday, the extension will allow more eligible applicants to apply for the scholarship. Over 150 scholarships will be awarded to study at the best universities […]

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Significant move: Scholarship amounts raised by almost tenfold for FATA

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PESHAWAR: 0In a significant move, the FATA Secretariat has decided to increase scholarship amounts by almost tenfold for students from the tribal areas enrolled in technical education programmes, including degree courses in engineering. The decision was taken in the ninth FATA Development Working Party (FDWP) meeting held at the secretariat earlier this week. For the […]

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Educate a Girl awards 500th journalism scholarship

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Karachi: As part of the project to educate 1,000 girls and help them find jobs and sustainability so they could eventually become donors themselves, the charitable programme Educate a Girl celebrated 500 vocational scholarships for deserving girls in Pakistan to become journalists. The multiple award-winning and globally-recognised programme funds media studies at an institute for […]

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The East-West Center is delighted to announce the 2015 Jefferson Fellowships for journalists

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Theme: The South China Sea: Trade, Resources and Conflict Destinations: Honolulu, Hawaii; Beijing and Hainan Island, China; Manila and Masinloc, Philippines; and Singapore Dates: May 2-23, 2015 Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast, and on-line journalists in the United States, Asia* and the Pacific Islands. Five years of experience preferred. English fluency required. *Please note […]

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