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.
Generate profit through Investment
Disburse 90% profit in Scholarship
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
|Minister FE&PT||Chairman BOARD|
|Additional Secretary - FF&PT||Director /CEO NEST|
|Secretary – Finance Division||Director|
|Member SS&D - Planning Commission||Director|
|Ms. Wajiha Qamar (Member Board of Executive UNESCO Paris)||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|
NEST CORE TEAM
CEO – CFO – CIA – Company Secretary – Manager HR & Admin – Manager Scholarship – Manager MIS
|CEO||Additional Secretary M/o FE&PT / Acting CEO NEST|
|Syed Athar Hussain||CFO|
|Faysal Qasim||Company Secretary|
|Qurat-ul-ain Talha||Manager Admin & HR|
|Hajra Sohail||Manager Scholarship|
|Mazhar Amir||Manager MIS|
|NEST Support Staff (Assistant Managers, Officers, Assistants, Office Boys, Drivers)|