Application for 2016-2017 were some of the most difficult to assess because of the large pool of very deserving students, but our limited resources to provide them with assistance.
Here is a break-down of the application process for 2016-2017:
We received a total of 103 applications – 58 girls and 45 boys. 20 applications were shortlisted on the basis of merit, socioeconomic circumstances, and previous academic performance. These students were interviewed over Skype for a combined time of more than 8 hours; with invaluable assistance from Muhammad Mehdi of Ummat Educational and Cultural Organization, KB Science College and Ali Akbari.
Following dedicated work from the board members and invaluable support from all of you, we have finally selected the Akademos Scholarship winners for 2016-2017, among them 10 girls and 2 boys. They are:
1- Sajida Batool d/o Muhammd Ibrahim
2- Abdul Hussain s/o Ali Muhammad
3- Wajiha Altaf d/o Altaf Hussain
4- Tayyaba Haider d/o Haider Ali
5- Fouzia d/o Muhammad Rasool
6- Ali Haider s/o Taj Muhammad
7- Lilas d/o Qurban Ali
8- Farida Gull d/o Eid Muhammad
9- Fatima Safdar d/o Ali Safdar Ali
10- Asiya Batool d/o Juma Khan
11- Umul Banin d/o Muhammad Younas
12- Sajida Muhammad Ali d/o Muhammad Ali
We congratulate the winners, and wish them hard work, dedicated pursuit of their career goals, and all the best. We wish good luck to the applicants who have not been successful in this round.
l have big ambitions. I am taking extra classes because i want to become a professor of Mathematics. This scholarship will help me pay my fees, and pursue my ambitions.
Life without ambition is like a rudder without destination. believe in my unfliching spirit. I wish to be of great service to mankind.
Sportsman, Tuition Instructor, Community Volunteer, Sole Supporter of his family. With financial support from this scholarship, I
will pay for my college education, and better focus on my studies.
This scholarship will help me become a doctor, help my siblings get an education, and support my ill father. I could not continue my studies without this scholarship.
Financial constraints have prevented me from focusing on my studies, and negatively affected our lives. Thig scholarship will help
me break these barriers.
With support from this scholarship, I will not need to work to support my family. Thig scholarship will help me get a good education. I will become a doctor and provide free medical service to the poor.
This scholarship will help me support my mother and younger brother. This will give me the opportunity to get higher education.
In my father's absence, thig scholarship will enable me to continue my education, support my mother and siblings, and study computer engineering.
This scholarship will help me overcome the financial challenges at home, pursue my educational goals, and become a medical doctor. Without it could not have continued my studies.
l am talented but disadvantaged. I need thig scholarship to get further education. I can not rely on support from my father's pension. I want to get a good education and inspire social change.
In my father's absence, my mother hag had to work hard to raise me and my two sisters. This scholarship will help me overcome financial and social barriers to continue my studies and realise my dreams.