July 30, 2020 – Peshawar: Khyber Medical University organized Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship distribution ceremony in Peshawar for medical and allied health students. Dr. Sania Nishtar, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation was a chief guest at the event. In her keynote address via video link, Dr. Nishtar congratulated all students who were awarded Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship. “This scholarship focuses on enhancing the earning potential of the recipients. Past scholarships were aimed at postgraduate programs. The Ehsaas scholarship funds under-graduate education, because the evidence suggests that it is the surest way to enable people to rise out of poverty, and it contributes the most to income generating potential”, she said. 341 deserving bright students studying at Khyber Medical University including girls and students from tribal districts of KP were granted merit cum need based Ehsaas scholarship. Footage can be watched here.