Islamabad, Ministry of Information Technology introduced National Information and Communication Technology ICT R&D Fund in order to speed up the progress of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) substructure for research, development and educational purposes.
National ICT R&D Fund is offering fully funded scholarships for brilliant students from rural areas of Pakistan having objective to develop human resource ability in ICT fields in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister’s National ICT Scholarship Program 2011 (Extended for Spring 2012) will deliver fully funded 4 year undergraduate degree scholarships in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related fields in the top ICT universities of Pakistan and to increase the scope in the best ICT related educational institutions. The program is processed with the financial collaboration of Public sector Development Program (PSDP) of Government of Pakistan.
The program has been successfully in process since 2006. This year there will be no ICT Scholarship Award Test and it is the responsibility of the candidate to get admission at any of the Participating Universities.
The deadline for submitting registration forms is April 16, 2012 till 5:00 pm. For any specific information the candidate can consult on this number 0305-588 4499, 0341-5178798. The interested students must keep themselves updated by visiting the National ICT R&D Fund website: http://ictrdf.org.pk/scholarship/spring2012/main1.htm