Sat. Jul 20th, 2024
Punjab Inauguration of the Honahar Merit Scholarship by Maryam Nawaz

CM Honahar Merit Scholarship

Punjab’s Chief Minister Ms. Maryam Nawaz has inaugurated the Honahar Merit Scholarship Program to support students with outstanding academic records in Punjab. This initiative aims to provide full scholarships to exceptional students, covering their entire tuition fees for higher education.

Initially, the program was set to offer 4000 scholarships, but it has now expanded to 25000 scholarships to benefit a larger number of students. Ms. Maryam Nawaz highlighted that these scholarships will help students improve their academic performance and contribute to the nation’s development.

Young Citizens of Punjab through the “Maryam Ki Dastak App”

Eligibility Criteria for the Honahar Merit Scholarship

The Honahar Merit Scholarship Program is accessible to students from both government and specific private institutions in Punjab. According to Ms. Maryam Nawaz, students from government institutions are automatically eligible, while those from eight designated private universities can apply based on merit.

This program is exclusive to students residing in Punjab. Applicants from other provinces are not eligible. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have completed a B.Sc. degree and demonstrated exceptional academic performance.

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Development of New Universities in Punjab

Chief Minister Ms. Maryam Nawaz Sharif has announced plans to establish new universities in Punjab. These new institutions will be set up in eight districts, beginning with Jhelum, Vehari, and Bahawalnagar. This project aims to increase access to higher education across the province.

Eligibility Criteria for the Honahar Merit Scholarship

Ms. Nawaz emphasized the importance of providing excellent facilities to the private sector to promote higher education. She assured that the construction of these universities would commence soon and reiterated her commitment to working diligently to provide educational opportunities for the youth of Punjab.

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The Honahar Merit Scholarship Program and the establishment of new universities in Punjab represent significant advancements in enhancing access to higher education for talented students. By expanding scholarship opportunities and creating new educational institutions, the Punjab government is investing in the future of its youth, empowering them to achieve academic excellence and contribute to the nation’s progress.