33,370 Scholarships Approved for Deserving Students in Punjab

33,370 Scholarships Approved for Deserving Students in Punjab
33,370 Scholarships Approved for Deserving Students in Punjab

33,370 Scholarships Approved for Deserving Students in Punjab

33,370 Scholarships Approved for Deserving Students in Punjab

The Zakat and Ushr Council of Punjab has approved 33,370 scholarships for deserving students. The scholarships will be awarded to students studying in Intermediate, BS, and Postgraduate programs, as well as students studying in professional institutions including medical, engineering, and CS programs.

The scholarships were approved at the 27th meeting of the Zakat and Ushr Council, which was held under the chairmanship of Secretary Mian Abrar Ahmed. The meeting also approved the proceedings of the 26th session of the council, and discussed a number of other issues, including the issuance of educational scholarships.

The scholarships approved in the meeting are worth more than 133.4 million rupees. They will be awarded to deserving students of 334 educational institutions in 36 districts across Punjab.

In addition to the scholarships for general education, the council also approved scholarships for 17,585 deserving students of 171 religious madaris in 28 districts. The scholarships for religious madaris are worth more than 12 crores and 2 lakh rupees.

Eligibility Criteria for Zakat and Ushr Department Scholarship

The Zakat and Ushr Department Scholarship is available to poor and deserving students studying in recognized colleges, universities, polytechnic, and other educational and professional institutions in Punjab.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • They must be enrolled in a full-time course of study.
  • They must have a minimum CGPA of 2.5.
  • They must be from a low-income family.

How to Apply

Students who are interested in applying for the Zakat and Ushr Department Scholarship can do so by following these steps:

  1. Contact the head of their educational institution.
  2. Fill out the scholarship application form.
  3. Submit the application form to the head of their educational institution.

Rate of Stipends

The rate of stipends for the Zakat and Ushr Department Scholarship varies depending on the level of education.

  • Intermediate: 6,000 PKR per annum
  • BS/Graduate & Post Graduate: 12,000 PKR per annum
  • Engineering / Medical Colleges / Computer science: 18,000 PKR per annum

Conclusion

The Zakat and Ushr Department Scholarship is a valuable opportunity for deserving students to continue their education. If you are a student who meets the eligibility criteria, I encourage you to apply for the scholarship.

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