USAID Scholarships Award Ceremony, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
  • Prof. Dr. Syed Dilnawaz Ahmed Gardezi, Vice Chancellor, University of AJK welcomes Thomas Leblanc, Director Education, USAID to the University of AJK Prof. Dr. Syed Dilnawaz Ahmed Gardezi, Vice Chancellor, University of AJK welcomes Thomas Leblanc, Director Education, USAID to the University of AJK
  • Dr. John Shumaker, Chief of Party, USAID funded Pakistan Reading Project, speaks about the Pakistan Reading Project Dr. John Shumaker, Chief of Party, USAID funded Pakistan Reading Project, speaks about the Pakistan Reading Project
  • A scholarship recipient speaks about the importance of teacher education for young people in Azad Jammu & Kashmir. A scholarship recipient speaks about the importance of teacher education for young people in Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Thomas LeBlanc, Director Education, USAID awards a scholarship cheque to a student. Thomas LeBlanc, Director Education, USAID awards a scholarship cheque to a student.
  • Khurshid Ahmad Chaudhry, Secretary Elementary and Secondary Education AJK, awards a scholarship cheque to a student. Khurshid Ahmad Chaudhry, Secretary Elementary and Secondary Education AJK, awards a scholarship cheque to a student.
  • Thomas LeBlanc, Director Education, USAID shares USAID's  vision for improving the standard of basic education in Pakistan Thomas LeBlanc, Director Education, USAID shares USAID's vision for improving the standard of basic education in Pakistan
  • The next generation of teachers from AJK. The next generation of teachers from AJK.
Event Info
April 10, 2014
University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad

As part of the U.S. Government’s commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for young Pakistanis, USAID awarded scholarships to 37 talented students enrolled in the two-year Associate Degree in Education (ADE) and four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Education (B.Ed. Hons.) programs from across Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The objective of the scholarships program is to attract young people to pursue a teaching career.