First Pakistani to get OFID scholarship

Sameen Shahid has become the first Pakistani to win the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) 2009 Scholarship for a master’s degree in Public Administration at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Her professional career includes work in Evaluation Research and Development with the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Development from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Sameen got selected out of 3,000 applicants from over 100 developing countries. The OFID scholarship covers costs up to US $100,000 spread over a maximum of two years. The scholarship goes to qualified students from developing countries to overcome the financial challenge of advanced professional or graduate training.

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  1. Zuhaib Hassan

    Respected sir,
    i hear about that you have open visa for pakistani students.i am interest study in uk univercity that is why i have fil up my form and submit here.i am waiting your reply

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