447 students awarded scholarships at GCU

LAHORE:11May: The Old Ravians and philanthropists have donated about Rs 15.7 million to the Government College University Lahore Endowment Fund Trust (GCU-EFT) at the Annual Scholarship Distribution and Fundraising Dinner 2017 for the scholarships of the university's financially-challenged students. Eminent nuclear scientist Dr Samar Mubarakmand was the chief guest at the ceremony where donors were invited to personally meet the students who are being benefited from their donations. Speaking on the occasion, GCU EFT Executive Committee Secretary Prof Dr Khalid Maznoor Butt said this year, the trust awarded scholarships worth Rs 12.29 million to the university's 447 financially-challenged students, including 41 golden scholarships which covered the university fee and hostel expenses of students. He said that the trust had awarded Rs 58.6 million scholarships to 1,746 students since 2009.Daily Times.

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