Edwardes College to award scholarships of 7 million Rupees-students from KPK, FATA, Baluchistan and minorities’ communities will be benefited. Beneficiaries will include students who cannot afford educational expenses for the session 2016-17. In a press release, Edwardes College stated that the scholarships will be awarded in accordance with the college tradition.
The press release further details that 4.725 million Rupees have been doled out on need based criteria among students of KPK. Three students from FATA were granted a 100% scholarship, another 1.0275 million Rupees were handed out to students hailing from Christian, Sikh, Hindu and religious communities. All the students from the minorities’ communities were awarded merit based scholarships. Children of college employees were awarded 100% financial aid worth 570,000 Rupees.
The press release further emphasized that cash prizes were distributed among the students who had displayed academic excellence. Another cash award from the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which is worth of 500,000 Rupees is bestowed upon the student who secures highest marks in the annual intermediate examination held under the Board of Secondary Education Peshawar.
Another award from the Diocese of Peshawar which is worth 200,000 Rupees is awarded to the student who obtains highest position in the BA/BSc examination of University of Peshawar. The Church Mission Society Award worth 100,000 Rupees is given to the student who secures highest marks in BS (Computer Science), BS (English), MBA, or any other discipline in BS programme. It was detailed that during the previous session, 396 students were benefited by need and merit based scholarships. Out of these 396, 33 students hailed from Chitral district.