SU female students to receive Amena Khamisani Scholarships in 2022

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the University of Sindh and Professor Amena Khamisani Education Assistance under which scholarships will be provided to the female students of the Institute of English Language and Literature consecutively for 3 years.

The agreement was signed by SU’s Director Finance Syed Zainul Abidin Shah and Director Students Financial Aid Office Dr Fiza Qureshi on behalf of the University of Sindh, while the focal person Dr Rafia Sheikh and Director Finance Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Nadeem Shakur Javeri on behalf of Professor Amena Khamisani Education Assistance.

SU Vice-Chancellor Professor (Meritorious) Dr Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro was also present at the ceremony held at the Vice Chancellor’s Office.

According to the agreement, the scholarship amount will cover the full tuition fee of the lucky students, hostel and library fees and monthly stipend. As per the agreement, in the first academic year 2022, two female students one from bachelor and second from master program will be given scholarships on the recommendations of a committee to be formed by the Vice-Chancellor.

Afterwards, two more candidates from bachelor and masters programs will be included for the scholarship slots every year. The procedures and terms & conditions for selection of female students for scholarships have also been included in the agreement.

It is to be noted that, due to the efforts taken by the Vice-Chancellor, as many as 14 different government and non-government scholarships are being given to the students of the University of Sindh, while after receiving these scholarships; SU will be offering 15 scholarships for its students.

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By Arshad Yousafzai

Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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