75 Scholarships Announced by UK for Pakistani Students
The British High Commission has announced several scholarships for Pakistani students to mark 75 years of relations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom (UK).
According to details, the British High Commission announced 75 scholarships during an event held in Lahore. Out of the 75 scholarships, 63 will be awarded under the Chevening scholarship program and 12 under the GREAT scholarship program.
Scholarships will be awarded equally to male and female students.
like all UK scholarships, the UK High Commission ensures gender equality in the award process. At least half of these scholarships are awarded to female students.
Punjab Education Minister Dr. Murad Raas and Punjab's UK representative Alex Ballinger attended the event as main guests along with other prominent dignitaries.
Alex Ballinger said at the event that these 75 grants will play a key role in helping Pakistan recover from the devastation caused by recent floods.
Ballinger also pledged full support to victims of the most devastating floods in Pakistan's history, adding that the UK stands with Pakistan during this difficult time.