The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has recently announced the PEEF Intermediate and Graduation Scholarship for the academic year 2023–2024. These scholarships are designed to support various deserving groups, including orphaned students, individuals from minority backgrounds, students with special needs, children of martyrs, and the offspring of government employees in BPS-01 to BPS-04.
Here’s what you need to know:
- New Scholarship Opportunity: The Punjab government has extended its commitment to promoting education by introducing scholarships for postsecondary education through the PEEF.
- Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for this scholarship, students must meet specific criteria, including being orphans, being children of government employees in BPS-01 to BPS-04, belonging to minority communities, demonstrating exceptional academic performance, or being the children of civilians who lost their lives in terrorist attacks. Additionally, candidates should have achieved a minimum of 60% in their Matric or Intermediate exams in 2023 and must attend accredited private or federal schools. Parents with a monthly income of less than Rs. 60,000 are also eligible, except for children of terrorist attack martyrs.
- Application Process: Eligible male and female students can apply for the scholarship online through the official website mentioned in the advertisement. It’s crucial to provide accurate information as false documents or misinformation can lead to rejection. Handwritten applications are not accepted, and applicants from other provinces, such as Azad Jammu and Kashmir, are not eligible. Students who have been promoted or re-enrolled in the same class are also ineligible.
- Application Deadline: The registration link will be active until January 31, 2024. Ensure you submit your application before this deadline to be considered for the scholarship.
For more detailed information and instructions, please refer to the advertisement provided. This scholarship opportunity aims to empower deserving students and promote access to higher education in Punjab.