The BOD approved Rs 2.0 M in addition for upgrading 9 institutions administered by Frontier Corps in FATA.
FOLLOWUP ACTION ON INITIATIVES APPROVED IN WORKPLAN:
RS.5.8(M) RELEASED TO POLITICAL AGENT SOUTH WAZIRISTAN AGENCY FOR UPGRADATION OF VARIOUS FACILITIES IN SCHOOLS ADMINISTRERED BY THE POLITICAL ADMINISTRATION.
Rs. 5.8 (M) have been released to the PA (SWA) for upgradation of facilities in the schools administered by Political Administration in SWA.
For upgrading schools administered by Political Agents in other Agencies, additional amount of Rs. 5.5 (M) would be released in January, 2010.
SCHEDULE OF TRAINING
2. MANAGEMENT COURSES FOR OFFICERS OF DIRECTORATE OF EDUCATION FATA.
Three courses of one week each have been arranged for officials of Directorate of Education FATA in PIMS Lahore in October and November 2009.
3. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL ADMINISTRATION COURSE FOR PRINCIPALS OF FATA COLLEGES.
A special course in Financial Management
and General Administration has been arranged for Principals of FATA
colleges from 12-10-2009 to
4. COMPUTER LITERACY COURSE ARRANGED FOR OFFICIALS OF FATA SECRETARIAT.
Computer literacy course has been arranged for
officials of Directorate of Education FATA in Pakistan Forest Institute
Peshawar from 26-10-2009 to
5. FOUNDATION HIRES 26 LECTURERS FOR BEEFING UP STRENGTH IN FATA COLLEGES.
26 lecturers have been hired on contract basis for fulfilling the deficiencies of teaching staff in FATA colleges. Proposal is under way to hire more lecturers thus providing job opportunities for the educated youth of FATA.
CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
Foundation is steering the project of providing free education to poor and
deserving students of FATA in some of the best institutions of NWFP
Foundation has released Rs.10.0 (M) to Frontier Corps for upgradation and
improving facilities in 9 schools under its administrative control in
SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAMS OF RS 4.0 MILLION FOR POOR AND DESERVING STUDENTS OF FATA STUDYING IN 18 UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTIONS OF N.W.F.P AND 34 (23 BOYS AND 11 GIRLS) COLLEGES IN FATA.
Scholarship of Rs.12000/- per anum per student to be offered to poor
and deserving students of FATA studying in 10 professional
NAMES OF PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITIES
B) 140 scholarships of Rs.12000/- per student per annum to be awarded to the poor and deserving students of FATA enrolled in the following 7 Universities of NWFP.
C) ISLAMIA COLLEGE UNIVERSITY
50 Scholarships of Rs.6000/- per student per annum offered last year to be continued for the ongoing session.
50 Additional scholarships @Rs.6000/-per student per anum offered
for the new batch.
D) 100 Scholarships
of RS. 5000/- per student per annum to be awarded to poor and deserving
students in under mentioned 34 Colleges administered by Directorate of
1) Govt. Postgraduate college Khar, Bajaur
Following guidelines and criteria to be followed for applying for scholarships and selection of deserving candidates
Only students domiciled in FATA will be eligible for award of scholarship. For each institution, two merit lists of applicants will be prepared, one each of students who have obtained their last Degree/Certificate from an Institution located within territorial jurisdiction of FATA and those who did so from institutions located outside FATA. Preference will be given to those who fall in the first list.
In case of a tie, preference will be given to the elder.
Only those students will be eligible whose parents monthly income from all sources is Rs.15000/- or less per month. Applications received will be forwarded by the institution to the Political Agent concerned for verification of Domicile and parents income.
A student in receipt of any other scholarship will not be eligible for the offered scholarship unless he/she forgoes the other one.
Promotion to the next level will be mandatory for continuation of the scholarship for that period.
Students admitted on self-finance basis will not be eligible for the scholarship.
Educational Institutions will advertise internally, the scholarships where after, students will submit application forms to the institution concerned which will place them before its scholarship committee that will include a representative each of FATA Education Foundation and FATA Secretariat. The committee will process the applications on the basis of this criterion and finalize the awards under intimation to the Foundation.
The foundation will release the required funds to the institutions to be disbursed by them to the awardees.
FATA Education Foundation has released scholarships to eligible candidates who have submitted applications through their respective institutions and completed the required formalities. The remaining aspiring candidates are advised to route their applications through the concerned institutions assuring that the information and criteria requirements are fulfilled.
Proforma for applying for Scholarship.