In a significant stride towards inclusive education, the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has earmarked a commendable 20% of its total Educational scholarships to the Special Quota (SQ) category. These scholarships aim to support deserving students falling under five distinct categories, fostering diversity and ensuring equitable opportunities.
The Five Special Quota Categories
- Children of government employees of BPS 1-4 (Eligible for both serving and retired Govt. servants)
- Children belonging to minority religion
- Special Children (Disabled)
- The Children of civilians martyred in terrorist attacks
Scholarship Award Process
For Intermediate and Graduation Level Students
- Advertisement and Application
- A newspaper advertisement is released, inviting applications online within the specified deadline.
- Scrutiny and Shortlisting
- Applications are meticulously scrutinized, and eligible students are shortlisted based on allocated scholarships per district, category, and gender.
- Intimation Letters and Application Forms
- Shortlisted students receive intimation letters and scholarship application forms at their residential addresses.
- Form Submission
- Shortlisted students fill in and return the scholarship application forms to PEEF.
- Verification and Merit Lists
- All received forms undergo scrutiny and verification.
- District, category, and gender-wise merit lists are prepared for scholarship awards.
- Awarding Scholarships
- Scholarships are conferred through respective educational institutions where PEEF scholars are currently enrolled.
- Special Quota Advertisement 2023-24
- Special Quota Scholarships for Intermediate and Graduation –
- Apply Online Link : https://student.peef.org.pk/specialquotaRegistration/
In essence, PEEF’s dedication to inclusivity through the Special Quota Scholarships reflects a commitment to nurturing talent regardless of socio-economic or personal circumstances. By breaking barriers, PEEF is not just providing financial support but paving the way for a diverse and empowered generation of scholars.
- How can I apply for PEEF’s Special Quota Scholarships?
- Applications can be submitted online within the specified deadline. Keep an eye on newspaper advertisements for announcements.
- Are scholarships available for post-graduate levels?
- The current focus is on Intermediate and Graduation levels. However, PEEF periodically reviews and updates its offerings.
- What documents are required for the application process?
- The specific documents may vary, but typically include proof of eligibility, academic records, and a filled-out application form.
- Can students from any region apply?
- Yes, PEEF aims for a broad reach. Scholarships are allocated based on district, ensuring representation across diverse regions.
- How are scholarship amounts determined?
- Scholarship amounts are determined by factors like academic merit, category, and the level of study.