200,000 low-income families to get benefit from undergraduate scholarship programme: Chairman HEC.

 
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ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Tariq Banuri on Monday said, that undergraduate scholarship programme will give 200,000 scholarships in four years to low-incom families.

Talking to PTV he said 'Ehsaas Scholarship' the largest undergraduate scholarship programme would assist high-achievers from low-income families.

The Ehsaas Scholarship was a major initiative to enhance access to higher education as the government wanted to ensure that no student was deprived of education because of financial needs, he added.

He said, fifty percent scholarships had been reserved for female students and the students with special...

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