FEF Scholarship Distribution Ceremony was held at Peshawar
Frontier Education Foundation Scholarship Distribution Ceremony was held at Peshawar Services Club. The Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani was the Chief Guest. Secretary Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mrs. Farah Hamid Khan was also invited. The Managing Director FEF Mr. Abdullah Khan Mahsud in his welcome note highlighted various steps taken by the Foundation with regard to providing services to the people in the field of education. He informed that the Foundation has established 16 Degree Colleges for Girls in various parts of the province. In some areas, the FEF College is the sole provider for Girls access to higher education. He further informed that the Foundation has granted scholarships worth Rs. 82.59 million amongst 4181 students through public and private sector educational institutions. He stated that FEF merit-cum-inaffordability Scholarship Program is focused on providing opportunities of access to Higher Education to the students belonging to less privileged and deprived income groups, who despite possessing academic merit, are unable to pursue their education due to financial constraints. He further informed that the FEF Board of Directors has selected 111 educational institutions of good repute working in Private, Semi Government and Government sector for this scheme. He thanked the Provincial Govt under the leadership of Honorable Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Parvez Khattak and Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Higher Education, Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani for their timely guidance and support. The Chief Guest in his address highlighted various steps taken by the present Government for the promotion of Higher Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He stated that the Govt has committed to provide all financial help, which is a unique achievement. The Chief Guest appreciated the performance of Frontier Education Foundation and assured that grant in aid will be provided to the expansion of FEF Scholarship Scheme and for its colleges. Moreover the Chief Guest while appreciating the results of FEF Colleges, announced cash prize to students who excelled in inter and degree level examinations. At the end the Chief Guest and Managing Director FEF distributed Cheques amongst Heads of education institutions participated in the ceremony.