Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) confers Sports Scholarships and Prize Money every year to champion players who win medals at national and international level with the objective to appreciate and encourage the outstanding student players. The upcoming award distribution ceremony for scholarship holders/medalist players, who have won medals in different national championships representing HEC, will be held in October 2021.
Currently, there are 46 medalist male and female student players from various Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) of Pakistan to whom HEC will be awarding cheques on performance basis. Sports Scholarship scheme has infused a new urge and energy in the student players of the institutions of higher learning.
HEC is also considered to be one of the biggest nursery of Pakistan sports at the national level. HEC has produced many national and international players, both male and female, who represented Pakistan at various national and international arenas and won several medals for the country.