United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


Islamabad, Pakistan

Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 30K

Start Date: 2003-12-01

End Date: 2004-03-31


Team Members

(Team Leader)

Saeed Akhtar
(Technical Advisor)
Hashim Raza
(Qualitative Researcher)

Project Description

USAID resumed operations in Pakistan in 2002 and one of its first initiatives was to offer scholarships to needy and qualified students in the field of management sciences and agriculture sciences. The scheme was launched in selected universities of Pakistan for both bachelor's and master's levels.

Services provided by APEX

Our firm researched the academic standards of selected universities allocated the scholarship amount across the selected universities, selected faculties, and selected programs. Estimated the cost of the scholarship for bachelor and master levels, devised a mechanism for student selection, and financial arrangement to transfer the scholarship funds from the USAID to the participating universities and finally to the students.