Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan will give away need based Ehsaas undergraduate scholarships to the first batch of deserving bright students on Monday.
According to the Radio Pakistan, twenty-four billion rupees would be spent on the four year programme to support two hundred thousand students. About 50 per cent of scholarships are reserved for female students while two per cent are for students with special needs. The program will be overseen by the Ehsaas Scholarships Steering Committee, co-chaired by Chairman HEC and Chairperson BISP.
As part of the Ehsaas scholarships policy, two percent scholarships will be exclusively awarded to students with special needs.
Overall, fifty thousand scholarships will be given every year to enhance financial access to higher education for the deserving students.