Tuesday, January 26, 2021 23:17

HEC Awarded 2528 foreign Scholarships in 5 Years

Posted by on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 11:27
This news item was posted in Pakistani News category and has 0 Comments so far .

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has awarded 2,528 foreign, 4,108 indigenous scholarships to various scholars in  the last five years.

HEC Awarded

HEC Awarded

An official of Ministry of Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education said the HEC has sent 4,204 scholars abroad and also extended financial assistance to 8,178 students under different need based programmes in last five years.

According to details of the foreign scholarships, 1,432 foreign  scholarships including 238 to female scholars of Punjab have been awarded in last five years.

A total of 304 scholarships including 68 to female  scholars hailing from Sindh have been awarded since 2008.

Yet other 482 scholarships including 43 to female scholars have  been awarded to the students of Khyber Pakhtunkhaw.

While 75 scholarships including 13 to female students of Balochistan have also been awarded in last five years, he said.

Likewise, 116 scholarships including 25 to female scholars  belonging to Azad Jammu and Kashmir have been awarded.

The other 39 scholarships including 1 to female scholars of  Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have been awarded.

The 10 scholarships including two to female scholars have been  awarded in Gilgit-Baltistan and 70 scholars have been awarded to the scholars of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), whereas 17 scholarships have been  awarded to female scholars of ICT.

You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site .

No Responses to “HEC Awarded 2528 foreign Scholarships in 5 Years”

Leave a Reply