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OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS FOUNDATION

Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development, Government Of Pakistan

In order to expand existing scholarship programs of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation to provide financial support to a larger number of children of overseas Pakistanis, Board of Governors, in its 139th meeting approved in principle, the creation Overseas Pakistanis Education Fund (OPEF) as a pilot project for current financial year, for local students overseas Pakistanis only. The Board also approved an allocation of Rs. 30 Million in the next financial year budget for award of scholarship to children of overseas Pakistanis studying in Pakistan, with special focus on eligibility criteria. In this regard a comprehensive presentation including working methodology of the program was already presented to Board of Governors.

In this regard, Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has agreed to provide OPF its technical, logistic and manpower support for the establishment of Overseas Pakistanis Education Fund (OPEF). PEEF will assist OPF in disbursement of scholarships throughout Pakistan.

Scholarship Amount

In order to launch the project the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed with PEEF on 23rd October, 2017 at PEEF Head Office, Lahore. Details of allocation of scholarship are given below:

FOR STUDENTS STUDY IN MONTHLY STIPPEND FOR DAY SCHOLAR (RS.) MONTHLY STIPEND FOR BOARDERS (RS.)
Intermediate Level Rs. 1,500/- Rs. 3,000/-
Graduation (B.A, B.Sc) Rs. 25,00/- Rs. 4,000/-
Professional Degree / Courses (BS, B.Sc. Hons., MBBS, Engineering, B.Com, IT, etc.) Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 45,00/-
Master Level (Public Sector Universities) Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 5,000/-

For Master level students following fee will also be paid

  1. Admission Fee & Registration Fee
  2. Tuition Fee
  3. Examination Fee
  4. Lab fee
  5. Thesis fee (where applicable)

Eligibility

  • Father/Mother of the applicant must be registered member of OPF (Valid for 3 years after permanent return)
  • Monthly income of parents should be equal or less than Rs. 10,0000/-
  • Applicant should be a regular student of an educational institution affiliated with/recognized by local Boarder/Universities/HEC
  • For Intermediate scholarships, applicant must have secured minimum 60% marks in his/her last SSC Board exam
  • For Graduation Level scholarships, applicant must have minimum minimum 60% marks in his/her last HSSC Board exam
  • For Master Level scholarships, applicant must have minimum 60% marks or minimum CGPA 2.5 in BA/BSc/B.Com/BS/BBA etc
  • Provincial Domicile
  • The children of deceased registered OP’s are also eligible to apply in case his/her parent has died within 03 years before the last date of the advertisement
  • Not availing any other scholarship during the current academic year