USAID Awards Scholarships to Student Teachers from Punjab
March 02, 2013 - Lahore:

The USAID Teacher Education Project awarded scholarships to 250 talented students enrolled in the recently introduced two-year Associate Degree in Education (ADE) and four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Education in Punjab.

“I am delighted to see such bright students from Punjab who have dedicated themselves to a life of learning, scholarship, and service,” remarked Mr. Jeffrey Bakken, US Consul General Lahore. He added, “I am confident that the new comprehensive degree programs and USAID scholarships will give us better trained teachers and will bear fruit for years to come.”

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, Vice Chancellor of Fatima Jinnah Women University thanked the people of the United States for providing the resources for the scholarship program that will ultimately improve the quality of education for thousands of Pakistanis.

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