Orange Tree Foundation and IBA Karachi sign Agreement to Support Covid-19 Affected Students

25 final year Undergraduate students will be awarded scholarships

5 general scholarships will also be offered to deserving students

Lahore (Muhammad Yasir)  The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi and the Orange Tree Foundation (OTF) have signed an agreement to support deserving IBA students whose families have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The scholarship will support 25 such students in their final year of undergraduate programs, in addition to offering 5 general scholarships for students from underprivileged backgrounds.

The signing ceremony was held online attended by the Chief Executive Officer OTF, Mr. Omer Mateen Allahwala, the Director Alumni and Corporate Relations, IBA, Ms. Malahat Awan, and the Head of Marketing and Communications OTF, Ms. Bemisal Iqbal.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Allahwala outlined OTF’s vision of actively working to establish educational equity in Pakistan while Ms. Awan divulged the future plans of the two partners in offering trainings to scholarship recipients and helping them become contributing members of the society.

The OTF is an existing donor of the IBA and during the year has helped as many as 6 students.