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Ministry seeks scholarship applications from minority students

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has asked the deserving minority students to submit applications for scholarship by Oct 14. Orphans, destitute, needy and poor minority students, having good educational record are eligible for scholarships for the financial year 2018-19, a ministry official said Thursday. The primary to professional level minority students of various government institutions, who passed the annual examinations during last one year can submit their applications to the…

First Asma Jahangir scholarship awarded to ace Pakistani student

ISLAMABAD: The inaugural Asma Jahangir Scholarship was awarded on Thursday to Sana Gul by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew. This annual scholarship, which was launched earlier this year, honours the legacy of the late human rights champion Asma Jahangir. Each year the scholarship will be awarded to the top-ranking female applicant in the competitive recruitment process, a press release issued by the British High Commissioner here said. The Chevening scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to…

Man gets justice after his girlfriend created a fake email to turn down his full scholarship

CANADA: Since the age of 7, Eric Abramovitz has studied with some of Canada’s most prestigious clarinet teachers. He took first prize at the Canadian Music Competition six times and performed as a soloist with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec. In 2013, Abramovitz applied to complete his bachelor’s degree at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. After finally making it through the prescreening process, he flew to Los Angeles in February 2014 to perform a live audition.…

OGDCL to provide 260 ‘merit based’ scholarships

ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced to grant two hundred and sixty merit based scholarships to deserving students. In this regard, a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony  was held on Wednesday under the auspices attended by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that this initiative of the OGDCL will prove to be a milestone for deserving students of…