National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) launched its
first endowment campaign “NUST Endowment for Educational Development (NEED)
Initiative” to provide need based scholarships to youth from all across
Pakistan for higher education at Center for International Peace and Stability
campaign is an initiative by NUST University Advancement Office (UAO) and NUST
Alumni Association (NAA). The inaugural event ended with collected pledges
amounting to PKR 21.1 million.
was inaugurated by Rector NUST, Engr. Muhammad Asghar HI, HI (M) and graced
with the presence of Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rehman TI, SI, HI, NI e chief
guest. (Insert names and organizations) various high ranking officers from
armed forces, influential businessmen and philanthropists attended the event,
along with 200 prominent members of the NAA.
NEED initiative is a
nationwide educational outreach campaign, in which NUST will reach out to
students from multiple districts and proximate tehsils of Pakistan. From every
district, students who are enrolled in HSSC-I will be approached. Colleges from
these areas will be encouraged to nominate deserving students (those who pass
the eligibility criteria for admission and come from weak financial background).
Selected students will be provided with entry test coaching. After getting
scrutinized under the three tiered merit based system of NUST, the students
will be provided with free education in NUST from the endowment fund NEED