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Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for the Students of Balochistan & Erstwhile FATA (Phase-III)

Higher Education Commission is implementing the project “Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for the Students of Balochistan and Erstwhile FATA Phase-III. Under the project 5,000 Undergraduate Scholarships (Bachelor level programs 4-5 years) for students from Balochistan and erstwhile FATA. Every year 1000 scholarships will be awarded in all disciplines of social sciences, medicine, engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, physical sciences, etc. The scholarships will cover the tuition fee, hostel charges, living allowance to students, book allowance, initial settlement allowance and travel allowance. Students who seek admission and those who are already admitted or enrolled would also be eligible to apply. The scholarships will be equally distributed between Balochistan and Erstwhile FATA.

Distribution of Scholarships will be based on the district-wise population. The scholarship distribution ratio for the students of Balochistan & Erstwhile FATA is 50:50 (i.e. 50% scholarships will be awarded to each region).

OBJECTIVES

  • Provision of higher education opportunities to students from Balochistan and Erstwhile FATA through enrolling them in educational institution of other province and supporting them by paying their tuition fee and other living expenses.
  • Opportunity to have access to higher education and hence will improve their economic condition on a microeconomic level, resulting in positive effects on macroeconomic development of Balochistan and Erstwhile FATA.
  • Enhance participation of students from Balochistan and Erstwhile FATA at different levels of education and hence contribute to national and regional economy.
  • Provide grooming & learning opportunities and better job opportunities to the youth of less privileged areas.
  • To keep the regional balance in acquisition of quality higher education for all federating units of Pakistan.​