Islamabad, 12 July 2023 (TDI): A pre-departure session was held for the 192 Erasmus Mundus scholarship awardees.
This event was organized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan earlier today to honor the awardees who are set to leave for different European countries to study under the Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
Highest ever no. of 192 🇵🇰 students received scholarships to study in European universities under 🇪🇺’s @EUErasmusPlus this year. We celebrated their achievement at the pre-departure event at @hecpkofficial. 👏2nd year in a row 🇵🇰 ranked top in 🌎 for no. of scholarships awarded. pic.twitter.com/n72TqkQCTC
— EUPakistan (@EUPakistan) July 12, 2023
Erasmus Mundus is a merit-based scholarship provided to master’s and doctoral students around the world. Due to its competitive nature, it has earned a reputation as one of the world’s most prestigious and sought-after scholarships.
This scholarship allows students to study at various universities in two or more European countries.
Pakistani students secured the highest number of scholarships around the world, reflecting the exceptional academic talent and potential present in the country.
This achievement highlights the dedication and hard work of Pakistani students and showcases the quality of education provided by Pakistani universities.
It is a proud moment for both the awardees and the nation as a whole, as these students embark on a journey to enhance their knowledge and contribute to global academia.
Dr. Shaista Sohail, Executive Director of HEC, was present at the event as a chief guest. The Chargé d’Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union in Pakistan, Thomas Seiler, also participated in the event to congratulate the students.
This scholarship will not only allow the awardees to get a reputed degree but also give them exposure to international education and research opportunities.
It will provide them with a platform to interact with scholars from different parts of the world, fostering cultural exchange and intellectual growth.
Moreover, this scholarship will equip the awardees with the necessary skills and experiences to become future leaders in their respective fields, positively impacting society both locally and globally.
This scholarship also plays an active role in fostering bilateral relations between the countries involved, promoting understanding and collaboration around the globe.