Akademos Study Grant

Akademos Study Grant provides financial assistance to tertiary students who are unable to pursue their higher education goals due to socio-economic circumstances. The program provides mentoring support and covers full tuition of the grant recipients throughout their University degree, including payment for lodgings and hostel accomodation where required.

Akademos currently supports six female students in Afghanistan and Pakistan to complete their undergraduate degree through this grant program. They are:

  1. Masooma Moravej, student of Bachelor of Engineering at Aburayhan Institute of Higher Education, Kabul
  2. Mursal Salihy, student of Bachelor of Business Administration at Kateb University, Kabul
  3. Shukria Rahmatullah, student of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at Sahiwal Medical College, Sahiwal
  4. Khadija Ahmad, student of Doctor of Pharmacy at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  5. Wajeeha Ghulam Raza, student of Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) at Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), Quetta
  6. Rahima Ali Dad, student of Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) at Lahore Garrison University, Lahor
Masooma Moravej
Bachelor of Engineering, Aburayhan Institute of Higher Education, Kabul

Our inaugural recipient of the Akademos Study Grant, Masooma Moravej is an inspiring and courageous young student who has braved street harassment and social stigma to run a small business as well as continuing her education. She attends Alberoni University and aspires to become a civil engineer.

Mursal Salihy
Bachelor of Business Administration, Kateb University, Kabul
Mursal Salihy is a survivor of the terrorist attack on the MSF Hospital in Dasht-e-Barchi. She is the eldest among her siblings. Mursal is a third year BBA student at Kateb University and aspires to become an entrepreneur.
Shukria Rahmatullah
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Sahiwal Medical College

Shukria Rahmatullah is a former Akademos scholar from the 2018-2020 batch of our Akademos Scholarship program which supported her to complete her higher secondary studies. Powering ahead, she has secured a seat to study MBBS at the Sahiwal Medical College, which will be supported through the Akademos Study Grant program.

Khadija Ahmadi
Doctor of Pharmacy, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Khadija Ahmadi was a recipient of the Prime Minister's scholarship program for Afghan nationals to study Doctor of Pharmacy at Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad. She is a highly talented and resilient student whom Akademos Study Grant will support to complete final year of her degree.

Wajeeha Ghulam Raza
Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) at BUITEMS

Wajeeha Ghulam Raza is former Akademos scholar from  2019-2021  batch of our Akademos Scholarship program which supported her to complete her higher secondary studies. Wajeeha will be supported through Akademos Study Grant to complete her tertiary education at Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences (BUITEMS).

Rahima Ali Dad
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
Rahima Ali Dad is a student of Computer Science at Lahore Garrison University.  Rahima is a brilliant and multi-talented student. She is a gold medalist in Wushu and a Karate silver medalist at the national leve.