LUMS Graduate Receives LSE Scholarship

Lahore:Rai Ghulam Mustafa has been awarded a fully funded Lord Dahrendorf Scholarship to pursue Masters in Finance and Economics from the top ranked London School of Economics and Political Science. Mustafa is a BSc (Honors) 2013 graduate who majored in Economics and Mathematics with a CGPA of 3.9/4.0.
The Lord Dahrendorf Scholarships are generously supported by the Deutsche Bank and offer an exciting opportunity of financial assistance to 7 students from developing countries, to study a Masters programme in the Department of Finance at LSE. The Lord Dahrendorf Scholarships cover tuition fees in full and provide £10,000 towards maintenance costs. Additionally, Mustafa also received a confirmation of admission and the Vicky Noon Scholarship from the University of Cambridge for an MPhil in Finance and Economics.
During his four years at LUMS, Mustafa has shown a remarkable academic and extra-curricular performance. He is a United States State Alumni where he was chosen as a Pakistani Young Leader for a Comparative Public Policy programme at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2011. Mustafa also represented his country and LUMS at the South Asian Economics Students' Meet in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2012. He has also conducted various research studies.
After joining LSE, Mustafa shared his achievement in the following words, "Becoming a part of the prestigious LSE is an honor. I am thankful to Allah for making it possible and also, to my parents and mentors who played an unmatchable role". Further extending his gratitude to the faculty at LUMS, he especially credited Dr. Farooq Naseer, Dr. Shamim A. Arif and Muhammad Farid Ahmed for their undue guidance through the graduate school applications. Upon completing his Masters, Mustafa hopes to join a leading corporate institution with the aim of uplifting the global economy. He also intends to play his part in improving the education, economics and financial sectors of Pakistan."
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