Pakistan is far below the critical level for Human Resources for Health (HRH), being amongst the most HRH deprived countries of the world. Health system in Pakistan remains beset by a growing nursing workforce crisis, yet demand from abroad for providing skilled Nurses remains high with every passing year. Also, in order to upgrade the current Nursing Institutes, greater number of Masters and PhD in Nursing are required.
This program was launched to promote Arts & Culture in Pakistan, including diverse fields like Film, Theatre, Visual Arts, Production & Textile design. Study in the arts is integral to our society. They are a part of the cultural heritage of every human being. Currently very limited number of scholarships available in the field of Arts & Culture, therefore this is the first time in Pakistan scholarship program has been specifically designed for the students of Arts & Design.
Nest is providing scholarships to talented needy student so they can continue their studies. To achieve this we require additional support from our worthy donors. By providing us with *funding for one slot, you ensure the future of not only one student but his/her whole family and impact of his/her contribution for Pakistan. NEST plans to achieve the target of providing 2000 scholarships every year to the talented but deserving students. Join hands with us in this noble cause by providing financial support to these talented students of Pakistan ad help them stand on their feet.
Being an Orphan and an elder child of the family, it was never easy to get higher education. With the help of this scholarship, my mother and myself are now free from all kinds of worries related to my education. I am now focusing on my education and success so that I can be a helping hand for my family and the society. Thanks to the NEST Scholarship and the Royal College of Nursing Swat for giving us hope and support that someone is still there for us to support us
Despite of financial limitations and belong to a backward area of Dir upper, my father was struggling hard to meet the expenses of my education. It was a big barrier in my career to become a nurse. With NEST Scholarship for nursing, my dream to become a professional nurse and serve the humanity is becoming a reality. This scholarship motivates me to help others and serve my homeland in future just like I am being helped.
My brother is a daily wager and my father is a patient of stroke. In this situation, I was not able to manage the financial needs of my education. Initially, I was supported by the Royal College of Nursing Swat and they did not charge me any fee. But living in the hostel and other expenses was a major challenge for me. Now with NEST scholarship, I am very happy and feeling lucky on getting the scholarship to complete my studies. Soon, I will be a bread earner for my family and will support my younger siblings’ education.
Belonging to a poor family and a dream to get higher education in nursing was the two things that always contrast each other. To pursue my dream, I used to work as a daily wager in a factory to meet my financial needs for my education. I always used to think of a way out for it. I also took loans for my semester fee. Now after receiving NEST Scholarship for nursing, I am free from all the financial worries. The hope of completing my studies is now certain. I am now giving all my time to study and become a professional nurse.
Receiving the NEST scholarship for my Master’s degree in Nursing has been life-changing for me! I was always passionate about nursing and wanted to pursue a graduate degree to gain specialization in nursing research and academia. This scholarship has enabled me to fulfil that passion without the anxiety of student loans and financial burden so I can focus on my studies and put all my energies into helping advance nursing in Pakistan.
It is very difficult for a female student to pursue her career and get high education in a society with limited financial and societal support. Receiving NEST Scholarship for talent made this dream a reality. Now, I can study without thinking of my financial limitations. This scholarship empowered me to become an ambassador for the higher education for females.