QAU Alumni Association Announces to double the Scholarships for QAU Students


15th November 2019: Islamabad, (GNP): As a follow-up of signed MOU with Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad, QAU Alumni Association has announced to double the need based scholarships for enrolled students at QAU Islamabad. It was decided during the core committee meeting of QAU Alumni Association held at Islamabad Club. It was decided that as per the latest information provided by the QAU Scholarship Office that 5.5 Million PKR has been donated through official account of QAU Alumni Association (being operated by QAU administration) for award of scholarships and more than 1.5 Million PKR has been donated for direct payment of university fee and hostel dues. During next phase, with the cooperation of the senior Alumni members, this amount will be doubled. It was also informed that due to the efforts and facilitation of QAU Alumni Association, a formal MOU was signed between QAU administration and Pakistan Bait ul Maal and as a result of this agreement, more than 1500 scholarships have been awarded at QAU Islamabad so far. During the meeting, over the request of QAU, it was also decided to extend maximum cooperation for establishment of first ever Accessibility Centre for the physically challenges students of QAU at Central Library of Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. It is worth mentioning that QAU Alumni Association has been serving the needy students of QAU, on receiving the formal requests from University, for the last two decades since its inception in 200. The Association is working effectively in convening the Alumni functions, linking students with industry by providing jobs, internships and networking opportunities. The association has tirelessly worked for the last two decades to support University while engaging senior Alumni at highest prestigious offices. The journey has just begun. The torch bearers of this volunteer Organization put their sweat and blood with now efforts to add new young leadership to take this important and model association forward. (GNP)