Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) National Scholarship Management Committee Monday awarded scholarships to 110 students under the USAID funded scholarship programme, said a press release.
Students belonging to Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), Peshawar and University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) are recipients.
The decision was reached at meeting of the committee held at Commission Secretariat. HEC Executive Director Dr Sohail Naqvi presided over the meeting. Representatives of IMS, Peshawar, UAF and USAID Pakistan attended the meeting.
The programme aims at benefiting the students from low-income groups. So far, 1242 students have been given scholarships under the programme, the statement added.
Naqvi stressed the need for raising funds to assist students.