KU gives away EMEA scholarships

Karachi: University of Karachi is one of the premier institutions of higher learning and research in Pakistan and counted among the top universities of world, said Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, at a ceremony to distribute Erasmus Mundus Europe Asia scholarships
here on Tuesday.

Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi, the Coordinator of Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Programme informed that the EMEA Scholarship is a fully funded by European Union.

She added that the students, teachers, researchers and University staff academic or administrative positions are selected in the project. University of Karachi is one of the Asian Partner Universities of Erasmus Mundus Europe Asia EMEA program and being a partner university, our candidates’ applications are considered under Target Group 01 Budget Group A.

The scholarships are fully funded and span from one month administrative training to 34 months research in European universities for BS, MS, M.Phil, Ph.D. research work.

Dean Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences, Prof. Dr. Abuzar Wajidi said that the fact is indeed prestigious that University of Karachi was the first Pakistani university selected as a consortium member of the EU project Erasmus Mundus Europe Asia.

In the third project of EMEA ten candidates were awarded the scholarships who will be studying at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece, Lund University Sweden, University of Milan Italy, University of Warsaw – Poland, University of College Dublin Ireland, University College London Great Britain and University of Amsterdam The Netherlands. Candidates includes Sidra Rehman Department of Chemical Engineering, Mahrukh Siddiqui Women Studies, Fatima Tanveer Women studies, Arsalan Ali HEJ, Rubab Maqsood Microbiology, Meher Hassan Genetics, Adil Shakeel Ahmed Faculty of Science, Uzma Urooj Malik Proteomics, Muhammad Sohail Microbiology, Dr. Syed Musharraf HEJ and Hafsa Shafaat Women Studies.