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Swat’s teenage activist nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize

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Hira Akbar is among six shortlisted out of 200 students across the world for the award After renowned Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who has received the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013, another talented girl from Swat has been nominated for for the International Children’s Peace Prize by KidsRights Foundation. KidsRights Foundation – an international organisation advocating for child rights around the ... Read More »

Pakistani student’s physics paper surprises senior Physicists

Pakistani student's physics paper surprises senior Physicists

Shaheer Niazi exalted Pakistan’s name in International Young Physicists’ Tournament A Pakistani high school student’s physics paper has amazed senior scientists at the International Young Physicists’ Tournament. A 17-year-old Muhammad Shaheer Niazi exalted the name of country in the world by making such an achievement in the field of physics. As per details, revealed by international media, Shaheer Niazi replicated the phenomenon ... Read More »

Pakistan announces 3000 scholarships for Afghan students

Pakistan announces 3000 scholarships for Afghan students

First phase of the HEC scholarships has been successfully completed through Ministry of Education Higher Education Commission Pakistan has announced 3,000 higher education scholarships to Afghan students under the Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme The second batch of the scholarship has been offered after successfully completing the first phase. In 2009, first phase of the HEC scholarships  through Ministry of ... Read More »

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai gets admission in Oxford University

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai gets admission in Oxford University

Malala to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford Pakistan’s youngest Nobel laureate and schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai has secured her admission at the prestigious Oxford University. The young talented Malala Yousafzai aims to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. She revealed that she has chosen Oxford University as her ideal ... Read More »

Future Trust partners with Children’s National to launch a genomics center in Pakistan

Future Trust partners with Children’s National to launch a genomics center in Pakistan

The Future Trust and the Children’s National Health System to expand knowledge of Genetic Medicine in Pakistan The Future Trust has partnered with Children’s National, a world leader in children’s health, to launch a unique research partnership to set up a genomics center in Pakistan. “Our partnership with Children’s National will significantly expand knowledge of children’s genetic makeup in Pakistan and lead to better health ... Read More »

British High Commissioner launches photography exhibition in Quetta

British High Commissioner launches photography exhibition in Quetta

‘Shared History, Shared Future’ exhibition was aimed to showcase 70 years of Pakistan- UK relations British High Commissioner Thomas Drew launched a photography exhibition while also re-launching the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in in Quetta, Baluchistan. The UK-Pakistan photography exhibition was titled as ‘Shared History, Shared Future’ to showcases 70 years of Pakistan-UK relations and will be open to the ... Read More »

Pakistani students win bronze medal in International Chemistry Olympiad

Pakistani Student bags bronze medal in International Chemistry Olympiad

HEC sent Maaha Ayub along with three other students to 49th International Chemistry Competition Pakistan is swelling with talent and we should be proud of these young and educated guns. These brilliant students are rich assets of Pakistan’s future. A team from Pakistan, comprised of four most talented students was sent to compete against 297 students of chemistry subject around the ... Read More »

173 Pakistanis receive Fulbright Scholarship to pursue studies in the US

Fulbright Program has provided more than 370,000 participants from the world the opportunity to conduct research, implement skills and ideas and contribute to society ISLAMABAD – This year, at least 173 Pakistani students and scholars will pursue advanced studies and research in the United States as Fulbright fellows. American Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jonathan Pratt congratulated Pakistani students on receiving a prestigious Fulbright scholarship. “You made it through an incredibly competitive application process, and you and your families should be very proud of your achievement,” Chargé d’Affaires Pratt said. “I’m especially pleased to see such a diverse group of Fulbright participants here, representing the many geographical regions of Pakistan and different walks of life.” The Fulbright Program is the American government’s flagship academic exchange program, and the Fulbright Program in Pakistan is one of the largest in the world thanks to contributions by both the American and Pakistani governments. The 2017 Fulbright cohort is 54 percent female. The participants will attend 85 U.S. universities where they will pursue a wide variety of academic disciplines, including engineering, social sciences and energy management. “The Fulbright Program offers participants an unparalleled opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research and study alongside American peers,” said U.S. Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) Executive Director Rita Akhtar. “This academic experience has a transformative effect not only on individual participants, but also on their communities after they return home.” 2014 Fulbright Master’s Program alumna Saima Yawar commented, “When I look at Pakistan and my own journey, I see this program as a cornerstone for development of the future brand of leaders in my country. Pakistani students have gone to pursue study or research in the U.S. and returned to share gains of international learning, whether through continuing research back home or supporting the local communities and economy through business ventures.” Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 370,000 participants from around the world the opportunity to conduct research, implement skills and ideas, teach, and contribute to society. USEFP, a bi-national commission established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States, is one of 49 Fulbright Commissions throughout the world. Its mission is to promote mutual understanding between the people of Pakistan and the United States through educational and cultural exchange programs. In addition to the Fulbright program, USEFP manages U.S. Government-funded scholarship programs for undergraduates, teachers, journalists, and other professionals. You can learn more about the Fulbright Program here and about U.S. education initiatives in Pakistan here.

Since 1946, Fulbright Program has awarded more than 370,000 participants to conduct research, implement ideas and contribute to society ISLAMABAD – This year, at least 173 Pakistani students and scholars will pursue advanced studies and research in the United States as Fulbright fellows. American Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jonathan Pratt congratulated Pakistani students on receiving a prestigious Fulbright scholarship. “You made it ... Read More »

Visually impaired PhD scholar from Multan sets an example

Visually impaired PhD scholar from Multan sets an example

This Pakistani woman is an inspiration for all that any hurdle can be defeated through confidence and determination Disability cannot become a barrier in your dreams if you are courageous enough to pursue your dreams, the quotation had been proven right by Pakistani Blind girl from Multan. Shahida Rasool a blind female belongs to Multan has set an example for ... Read More »

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR will fund university to establish Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies its premises The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday. The collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for ... Read More »

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