PPL offers scholarships to youth

PPL has collaborated with University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore (UET-L) and three other universities in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide scholarships to under-privileged youth. UET-L would act as a hub for itself and three other varsities for execution of mechanism for direct disbursement of funds under PPL’s Higher Professional Education (HPE) Scholarship Scheme, the company said.

Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has collaborated with University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore (UET-L) and three other universities in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide scholarships to under-privileged youth, a statement said on Thursday.

UET-L would act as a hub for itself and three other varsities for execution of mechanism for direct disbursement of funds under PPL’s Higher Professional Education (HPE) Scholarship Scheme, the company said.

A meeting between representatives of PPL and the four universities, including UET-L, University of engineering and Technology, Taxila, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar and Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, was held at UET-L campus.

During the meeting, they discussed matters pertaining to announcement dates, student progress, timely release of funds and documentary evidence. The merit-based scholarships are awarded in engineering, medicine, information technology, business administration, and education.

This news was originally published by The News.