Science Talent Farming Scheme 4th batch scholarship 2018
Pakistan Science Foundation, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Science & Technology is in the process of selection of 4th batch of 300 young students under the Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS). The talented students passionate towards Science education who wish to adopt science as career will be selected and trained/groomed to become future eminent scientists. The selected students will be required to seek admission in reputed public sector colleges approved under this Scheme.
Scholarships are very important for all students, especially for the outstanding ones. Governments of almost all countries offer financial support to their intelligent students of various levels. Primary criteria for award of any scholarship or financial assistance is performance of a students in examination or test customized for the purpose.
In Pakistan, Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education and universities provide scholarship to toppers and high achievers. Higher education Commission also runs a number of scholarship programs/projects for support and sponsorship of students’ postgraduate and higher studies.
But at F.Sc. level, there was no remarkable program, before initiation of Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) by Govt of Pakistan under Vision 2025. The STFS scholarship is being run by Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST).
Under STFS, scholarship amounting to Rs.10,000/- per month is provided to each student for two years of their F.Sc. studies. In addition, laptops and visits to top universities and science organizations.
Applications from students, studying in 10th class are invited through vide advertisement in major newspapers/national press. In addition to score in SSC examinations, some special tests are also taken for the purpose of award of STFS scholarship.