SU awards hefty scholarship cheques to scores of its minority students
As a result of endeavors put in by VC-SU Prof. Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat and SU Students’ Financial Aid Office (SFAO), Sindh University exercised the rare privilege of awarding scholarships worth Rs. 2127600 to 107 minority students enrolled at SU in diverse academic disciplines.
SU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat distributed the award cheques among deserving meritorious students in a solemn ceremony in the presence of SU Registrar Dr. Ameer Ali Abro, Dean, Faculty of Education Prof. Dr. Saleha Parveen, Controller of Examinations Muhammad Mashooq Siddiqui (Semester), Director Students’ Financial Aid Office Dr. Fiza Qureshi and others.
The given scholarships had been sponsored by Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Government of Pakistan.
Offering deliberations on the occasion, Dr. Burfat eulogized the role of varsity’s SFAO and its Director Dr. Fiza Qureshi towards financial facilitation of destitute yet deserving students to be able to continue higher education at SU campuses.
“University of Sindh serves as a last hope to thousands of rural youth. They regard SU as an ideal setting to pursue higher education due to its cost-effective tuition charges”, the VC added.
Dr. Burfat observed that up until then the varsity had been able to help out thousands of students through such financial incentives.
Earlier, SFAO Administrative Officer Qamaruddin Nangraj briefed the student audience on the modalities of filling online forms for scholarships and stipends.