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SMIU and NBP sign MoU for scholarships

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Karachi: The Sindh Madressat-ul-Islam University (SMIU) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, according to which the bank will allocate Rs2.88 million for four consecutive years as scholarship fee for 20 meritorious SMIU students. The MoU was signed by the vice-chancellor, Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, and the executive vice […]

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Skilled manpower: TEVTA to provide training in embroidery

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LAHORE: The Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Southern Punjab Embroidery Industries, Multan, to promote training related to embroidery and handmade products. The MoU was signed at a ceremony at the TEVTA Secretariat on Sunday. TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that southern Punjab was rich […]

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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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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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‘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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Deutsche Welle seeks young journalism trainees

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Candidates native in one of 11 languages — Arabic, Bengali, English, Hausa, Hindi, Persian, Portuguese (for Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu — can apply for the program, in which participants will learn how to be journalism trainers. The international training, to be conducted in Bonn, Germany, is specially designed for young journalists from the […]

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New Fellowships for 2013 – 2014 Asia Pacific Leadership Program

The East-West Center is pleased to invite applications for the Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship (APLP) for the 2013 – 2014 year. The APLP is the center of excellence for leadership education in the Asia Pacific region and a signature program of the East West Center. Currently celebrating its 12th anniversary, the APLP has created […]

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