The University admits a large number of students, majority belonging to rural areas and disadvantaged poor families, realizing that education has become very costly and it is difficult for them to pursue their education due to financial constraints. The University has taken initiative for providing financial relief to meritorious and deprived students with the financial assistances/need based scholarship programs. In this regard, University of Sindh has established the “Students Financial Aid Office” (SFAO), providing access to quality education through Need-based and Merit-based Scholarships.
All Scholarships/Financial Aid Cases are routed through Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO). A centralized record of all students getting any Financial Aid is kept in the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO).
At the moment, the Student Financial Aid Office (SFAO) covers the following scholarships / financial assistances offered by:
|S#||Name of Scholarship||
|01||HEC Need-Based Scholarship||Higher Education Commision of Pakistan|
|02||Japanese Need-Based Scholarship||Japan Government/Higher Education Commision of Pakistan|
|03||Meritorious Needy Students Fund||Higher Education Commision|
|04||District Merit Scholarship||Ministry of Ushr & Zakat, Govt. of Sindh|
|05||Minority Scholarship||Ministry of Minority, Govt. of Pakistan|
|06||Freeships & Bursary||University of Sindh, Jamshoro|
|07||Meritorious Needy Students||University of Sindh, Jamshoro|
|08||Scholarship for Disable Students||University of Sindh, Jamshoro|
|09||Qarz-e-Hasna Scheme||Pakistan Banking Council|
|10||Al-falah Scholarship||Al-Falah Foundation|
|11||Diya-Pak Scholarship||Diya Pak Foundation|
|HEC Need Based Scholarship 2016||District Scholarship Application||HEC Need-Based Proforma|
The Student Financial Aid Office (SFAO) of the University, has managed to provide 350 (Three Hundred Fifty) scholarships among eligible students during academic session 2012-13, 490 (Four Hundred Ninty) scholarships in 2013-14, 566 (Five Hundred Sixty Six) scholarships in 2014-15 & approximately 550 (Five Hundred Fifty) scholarships in 2015-16.
For facilitating the students, the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is always in touch with Faculties, Institutes & departments. The coordinator’s responsibility is to answer the queries of students at their department regarding the various scholarship programs, and assist the students during filling the application forms.
The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) has also developed the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) regarding Internal (University) and external Scholarship programs; this office has developed an Application Profarma regarding University Scholarship Programs.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: The University grants limited Freeships and Bursariesto the deserving students on Poverty-cum-Merit basis. The University has instituted two new Scholarships to be awarded every year to: a) Hundred (100) Scholarships to meritorious needy students joining the University. b) fifty (50) scholarships to students admitted on disabled quota. Dr. Sauer Scholarship is also awarded to local female students on merit basis.
(i) SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are also awarded for outstanding performance by the District Councils, Directorate of College Education in Sindh and by other agencies.
(ii) QARZ-E-HASNA SCHEME: Qarz-e-Hasna is also given to deserving students under the Qarz-e-Hasna Scheme, by the Pakistan Banking Council.
Dr. Hakim Ali Mahesar,
Students Financial Aid Office,
Allama I.I. Kazi Campus, University of Sindh,
Tel. No. (Off) : 92-22-9213270
Email (O): firstname.lastname@example.org