About us

Who We Are ?

National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST) (“The Company”) is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to identify and develop unserved and under-served areas for providing the quality education throughout the country.

The main objective of the NEST is to provide scholarships to needy cum talented students, who do not have enough resources to continue their studies. 

“Poverty alleviation through nesting education”

“Our youths’ bright future should not be victim of circumstances”

How We Operate

NEST generates revenue from its Endowment fund to achieve its objectives. So far Endowment Fund of Rs 5.2 Billion invested and realised the profit over 1559 Million for scholarships and operational expenditure. We invests in Term Deposit Certificates (TDR), which is considered the safest available investment at competitive rates provided by top banks of Pakistan.

Endowment Fund

Generate profit through Investment

Disburse 90% profit in Scholarship



Minister FE&PT Chairman BOARD
Additional Secretary - FF&PT Director /CEO NEST
Secretary – Finance Division Director
Member SS&D - Planning Commission Director
Ms. Zeb Jaffar (Parliamentary Secretary - FE&PT) Director
Lt. Gen. Nigar Johar HI (M) (Surgeon General) Director
Ms. Afshan Nazli (President PNC) Director
Mr. Arshad Mahmood (TV Artist) Director
Ms. Hina Tayyaba Khalil (Scholar) Director

Audit Committee

Scholarship Committee

HR Committee


CEO – CFO – CIA – Company Secretary – Manager HR & Admin – Manager Scholarship – Manager MIS

CEO Additional Secretary M/o FE&PT / Acting CEO NEST 
Mr. Hameed Khan Niazi CFO
Hajra Sohail  Manager Scholarship / Admin & HR
Mazhar Amir  Manager MIS