Selected Students For Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan
The Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan has announced provisional merit lists of scholarships.
The Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan has taken a significant step towards fostering higher education opportunities for the bright and aspiring youth of Balochistan. This program, initiated by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, is designed to empower students from the districts of Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat), and Awaran by providing 200 scholarships for Bachelor of Science (BS) studies in HEC recognized Public/Private sector universities and degree-awarding institutions (DAIs) across Pakistan. The inaugural batch, Batch-I, of this program marks a pivotal moment in the journey of these young scholars.
Distribution of Scholarships
The program has allocated scholarships to each district based on their respective educational needs and potential. The distribution of scholarships is as follows:
Gwadar: 20 scholarships per batch, totaling 80 scholarships.
Lasbela/Hub: 10 scholarships per batch, totaling 40 scholarships.
Kech (Turbat): 10 scholarships per batch, totaling 40 scholarships.
Awaran: 10 scholarships per batch, totaling 40 scholarships.
In essence, the program strives to offer equal opportunities for the youth of these districts, enabling them to pursue higher education and become catalysts for positive change in their communities.
To ensure that the most deserving students are awarded these scholarships, a meticulous selection process has been implemented. The selection criteria and their respective weightage are as follows:
Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Results: 10%
Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Results: 40%
Scholarship Aptitude Test Score: 50%
This balanced approach takes into account the academic achievements of the applicants and their performance in the Scholarship Aptitude Test, ultimately leading to the selection of the most deserving candidates.
In conclusion, the Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan is a beacon of hope for the students of Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat), and Awaran. It not only offers financial support but also paves the way for a brighter future through higher education. This program is a testament to the commitment of the HEC to uplift the educational standards and opportunities for the youth of Balochistan, and Batch-I marks the beginning of a transformative journey for these selected students.