Shaheen Foundation


Closing Merit for the year 2016

The merit for the award of Shaheen Fellowship Scheme and Begum Bilquis Scholarship Scheme for the year 2016 is approved as Follow:-

Scheme Bachelorship Master Successful Candidates
Fellowship 81.71 % 73.47 % Bachelor Level Master Level
BBSS (CAT I) 66.36 % 74.47 % Bachelor Level Master Level

The following scholarship schemes are being offered by Shaheen Foundation to the wards of PAF personnel (serving / Retired):-

(a)       Shaheen Scholarship Scheme.  In order to encourage and extend financial support to talented students, Shaheen Foundation provides scholarship and excellence / merit certificates to the students of Class V to X who secured meritorious positions/good results in their previous years final examination from PAF F G Fazaia and Govt schools located within PAF Bases or administratively controlled by the PAF.  With effect from the annual exam of year 2011 the scholarship rate for PAF schools has been revised increased. The three students of each class should be awarded scholarship Rs 5000/- for 1st position, Rs 4000/- for 2nd, Rs 3000/- for 3rd position alongwith Excellence certificates. Similarly these amounts for FG Fazaia / Govt schools can be   Rs 3000/-, Rs 2000/- and Rs 1000/- for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Position students alongwith merit certificates. The remaining students of any category, including wards of officers can be awarded Rs 1000/- for PAF schools and Rs 500/- for FG Fazaia / Govt Schools Per Annum.

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(b)        Shaheen Fellowship Scheme.  This scheme is for higher education in any disciplines at Bachelor level & Master level studies.  The scheme is started in year 1997.  There are 150 fellowships every year on merit to Bachelor level students and 50 to Master level students.  Shaheen Foundation reimburses admission, tuition & exam fee only @ Rs 20,000/- per annum or actual fee bills paid for admission, tuition & exam fee which ever is less.     (Rs 50,000/- for the student of NUST, IBA, Agha Khan University, GIK, LUMS, NU of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST) and Riphah International, Comsats, Air University, Bahria University & Islamic International University  only).

       (i)   Bachelors Level. Applicants must have secured minimum 70% marks or above marks in HSSC and obtained admission for Bachelor level studies in any of the HEC approved institution / university. The weightage for SSC and HSSC marks will be 40% & 60% respectively for the purpose of calculating merit.

      (ii)   Masters Level. Applicants must have secured minimum 65% marks in Bachelor degree and obtained admission for Master level studies in any of the HEC recognized Institution / University. The weightage for SSC, HSSC and Bachelor degree marks will be 30%, 30% & 40% respectively for the purpose of calculating merit.

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SF Fellowship Form for Bachelor / Master Level Courses

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(c)        Begum Bilquis Scholarship Scheme (BBSS).  This scheme is aimed at enabling bright but underprivileged children of PAF personnel to get education in professional colleges. As such, three categories of "underprivileged" children of PAF personnel (with limited or inadequate resources) have been identified as follows:-

Category  I.    Wards of PAF Officers, Airmen and Civilians whose father/ mother has died (mother only in case she was serving in PAF).

Category II.
   Wards of Serving or Retired Officer, Airmen and Civilians whose parents have a debilitating sickness resulting in physical in capacitance due to limb loss or otherwise,   which prevents them from active work.

Category III.   Wards of Serving or Retired Officers, Airmen and Civilians who have special / terminally sick sister / brother or have terminally sick parents, who pose extra financial burden on the family.

Selection Criteria for BBSS  

(i)        Bachelors.   Applicants must have obtained 60% or above marks in FA / FSc and obtained admission at Bachelor level studies in any of the HEC recognized institution / university in Pakistan. The first 15 students falling on the merit will be selected.  

(ii)       Masters.   Bachelor degree holders from a recognized university with 55% or above marks in BA / BSc and obtained admission for Master level studies in any of HEC recognized institution / university.  The first 5 students falling on the merit will be selected.  

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Application Procedure for both Schemes   Shaheen Foundation invites applications every year in the   month of January through advertisement in leading newspapers "Daily Jang" & "The NEWS" from the students who have obtained admission in HEC approved colleges / universities.

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BBSS Application Form

(d)        Shaheen Excellence Award Scheme.   Shaheen Excellence Award of Rs 50,000/- (one time) will be awarded to Sons / Daughters of Ex/Serving PAF Personnel securing first position in final examination from any HSSC Board and HEC recognized Board / Universities in Pakistan in all recognized disciplines.

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