ISLAMABAD: A private company under its corporate social responsibility initiatives has sponsored a seat on permanent basis at National University of Sciences and Technology (Nust) to facilitate outstanding, yet underprivileged female students hailing from company’s operational areas.

The programme is exclusively designed for female students that are pursuing degrees in the fields of Geo-Science, Petroleum Engineering, Chemistry, Petrochemicals or other fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics studies, says a press release issued here on Tuesday.

It said that with Rs 4.9 million, MOL Pakistan Endowment Fund will financially sponsor one scholar on a permanent basis at Nust and as the scholar graduates, it will roll over to support another bright student from the new admissions.

In this regard, an MoU was signed between the company and the university representatives at Nust Rector’s office in H-12.

Published in Dawn, November 13th, 2019