Akademos Scholars 2021

For the year 2021-22 Akademos Scholarship program, we received a total of 68 applications. A majority of the applicants were girls. The scholars were selected through 14 hours of rigorous interview and assessment process that gave due consideration to both their academic record and compelling circumstances – not just one.

Among the scholars are aspiring engineers, doctors, journalists and social activists, all of whom hail from working class families in both Mariabad and Hazara Town, Quetta. They are:

  1. Abbas Ali, Intermediate of Commerce at Tameer-e-Nau Public College
  2. Areeba Abdul Hameed, Intermediate of Computer Science at Kauthar College for Women
  3. Fahima Ali Dad, Pre-Engineering at Islamia Girls College
  4. Gulsoom Sher Mohammad, Pre-Medical at KB College
  5. Misbah Zahra, Pre-Medical at Hassan Musa Girls College
  6. Rabia Batool, Pre-Medical at Federal Government College
  7. Rubaba Naimatullah, Pre-Medical at Girls Postgraduate College
  8. Zaki Haider, Pre-Medical at Tameer-e-Nau Public College
  9. Altaf Hussain, Faculty of Arts at Zist Institute of Science and Technology
  10. Bibi Fatima, Pre-Medical at Islamia Girls College
  11. Fatima Habibullah, Pre-Engineering at Islamia Girls College
  12. Kainat Batool, Intermediate of Commerce at Islamia Girls College
  13. Nasima Batool, Pre-Engineering at Girls Degree College
  14. Rida Batool Jafar, Intermediate of Computer Science at Islamia Girls College
  15. Shazia Muhammad Musa, Intermediate of Computer Science at Islamia Girls College
  16. Muhibba Juma Ali, Pre-Engineering at FG College

We thank our partners in Quetta – Mohammad Mehdi of Ummat, Mohammad Hadi of Champion Academy and Muhammad Aman of ZIST for helping us organise and conduct these interviews.

We thank our supporters and donors, and wish the scholars endurance, hard-work and a bright future ahead.