University of Swat has awarded merit scholarships to students of different teaching departments of the university here at PTCL campus on Thursday.
Vice Chancellor University of Swat, Prof Dr. Muhammad Jamal Khan distributed cheques amounting 3.0 million rupees among the top three position holders in different semesters of all teaching departments.
Addressing the cheques distribution ceremony Vice Chancellor said that University of Swat has been imparting quality education to its students since its inception in July 2010, adding that merit scholarships were aimed at promoting learning environment among the students.
Speaking on the occasion the Director Financial Assistance Office, University of Swat, Khurshid Ahmad said that the university has been providing generous financial assistance packages to qualifying students in all its degree programs since its establishment, “today we are distributing merit scholarships amounting Rs3 million among our intelligent students” he added.
He said that need based scholarships will soon be awarded to 40 deserving students of the university.
It is pertinent to mention here that cheques of Rs10000, 7000 and 5000 were awarded to first, second and third position holders in each semester respectively.