Farkhunda Trust Scholarship at Gawharshad University


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5361

Opportunity Description

Institution: Gawharshad University

Donating organization: Farkhunda Trust for Afghan Afghan Women in higher education

Deadline: January 5, 2019



Details of the scholarship

According to an agreement between Farkhunda Trust and Gawharshad University, female applicants who fulfill the eligibility criteria of this scholarship, will get full scholarship to study at Gawharshad University.

This scholarship is funded by Farkhunda Trust- a UK based charity founded in 2015 to support young Afghan Women in higher education, particularly the female applicants whose aspirations are threatened by gender discrimination including violence. The main purpose of Farkhunda Trust is support exceptional female students who face violence that diminish their ability to pursue their education and who are socially limited.

Scholarship benefits:

the scholarship provides the following to the selected applicants:

  • University Tuition fee
  • Transportation cost
  • Stationary
  • Lunch cost
  • Lab top


  • Be female and currently residing in Afghanistan
  • Be between the age of 16 and 30
  • Have obtained a grade of 70-100 % from school
  • Have already enrolled in a higher education program but left or leave the University for Financial Problem. The result of examination should be 70-100 %
  • Be from a family with evidence of violence and/or abuse or to be independently verified by third party such as a CSO (Civil society organization) or women’s NGO.
  • Lack financial resource to pursue their higher education
  • Be passionate about education and exceptional academic ambition and promise
  • Be willing to combat discrimination and support other female students
  • The applicant be recommended by a partner institution or by another institution such as an NGO.

How to apply


Eligible applicants can apply online or send the application form via email through any NGOs universities or as hard copy introduced by civil society organizations or academic institutions.



This scholarship is donated by a British artist and for Herat residents ONLY.

Download the application form, fill it and send them to them emails below:

Frishta.matin@gawharshad.edu.af copy to info@farkhundatrust.org

For more details please contact  0783503766 or visit the  website  of Gawharshad University


Application form

Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.


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