ISLAMABAD: The officials of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced Sports Scholarships and Prize Money every year to champion players of Pakistan to encourage the youth of the country and appreciate the young generation who raised our flags high in different sports events across the globe.
It was decided by the concerned authorities to organize the event for distributing prizes for scholarship holders/medalist players, who have won medals in different national championships representing HEC, and this ceremony will be held in October 2021.
Presently, there are 46 male and female student players from different Education Institutions of Pakistan to whom HEC will be awarding cheques on the basis of their extraordinary achievements in international and national sports events. The purpose of this scheme is to encourage healthy activities among the students of Pakistan and to give them some sort of financial assistance so they can prepare without any hindrance.
The Higher Education Commission ( HEC) is a statutory body formed by the government of Pakistan which was established in 2002 under the Chairmanship of Atta-ur-Rahman. Its main functions are funding, overseeing, regulating, and accrediting the higher education institutions in the country.