SU achieves yet another milestone as it included among those 15 varsities of country receiving NEST scholarship
The University of Sindh Jamshoro has achieved another milestone as it has been included among those 15 universities of the country which are receiving National Endowment Scholarship for Talented Students scholarship (NEST Scholarship).
As many as 40 students of the Institute of Arts and Design (IAD), University of Sindh for the first time received a total amount of Rs. 937,000 under the NEST scholarship. SU vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Mughammad Burfat distributed the cheques among the meritorious students of IAD. Registrar Dr. Ameer Ali Abro, Director Students Finance Aid Office Dr. Fiza Qureshi, Director Institute of Art and Design Prof. Saeed Ahmed Mangi, Prof. Nematullah Khilji, Qamar Nagraj and others were also present on the occasion.
Under the National Endowment Scholarship for Talented Students (NEST Scholarship), 5 students Kanwal, Shahzeb Nasir, Ali Murtaza, Nazish and Sonhan were given the cheques of Rs. 11,500 each.
Similarly, Mamona Naghma, Saleha Soroosh and Mahmood received cheques of worth Rs 14,500 each while Sarang Khan got a cheque of Rs 49,000. Thus, Atiya Fatima, Hina, Nimra and Tehzeeb Zahra also received the cheques of worth Rs 14,500 each, while Muhammad Fahim, Sagar Kumar, Zainul Abidin and Sobia Kulsoom received a cheque of Rs 16,500 each. The Vice chancellor Dr Burfat also gave away the cheques of Rs 20,000 (each) to Abdia Jan, Isra, Majida, Mansoor , Faizan, Fayyaz Ahmed, Aqsa, Hadiqa, Asra Ali, Aqsa Ali, Muqaddas Imran, Raheel Raj, Sanam Sardar, Shahnawaz, Tabassum Naz, Ghazanfar Abbas and Urooj Jamal.
In the same way, Komal, Shaukat Ali, Shagufta, Miskan Siddique and Sana Larib were given separate cheques of worth Rs. 54,500 each whereas Sindhia received the cheque of Rs. 51,000.
Addressing the participants, the vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Barfat congratulated the talented students who received the NEST Scholarship and said that out of 272 universities in the country, Sindh University was the only institution of higher learning which had been awarded NEST Scholarship for its meritorious students, which he said was a matter of pride.
He said that the NEST Scholarship was being given only to the meritorious and hard-working students and the hostlers had been granted more money in comparison with day scholars so that they might pay their dormitory fees and meet mess expenses.
He said that Sindh Varsity was much cheaper and economical in comparison to Karachi University and this institution of higher learning was a blessing for the youth living in different cities of Sindh.