Pakistani students have once again achieved remarkable success in earning and securing Erasmus Mundus scholarships, which shows their exceptional talent. According to the official Twitter account of the EU Pakistan, Pakistan has once again become the top-ranking country globally with 192 students being granted scholarships. India follows closely with 174 scholarships, followed by Bangladesh (140), Mexico (118), and Nigeria (109). This achievement highlights the academic prowess and competitiveness of Pakistani students on the international stage. Here have a look at the tweet.


What Is An Erasmus Mundus Scholarship?

Erasmus Mundus is a renowned program funded by the European Commission, promoting international academic cooperation and intercultural understanding. It offers scholarships for students and academic staff, facilitating joint master’s and doctoral programs, research, and exchange opportunities. Emphasizing mobility, it enables students to study at multiple universities, fostering global networks and academic excellence.

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A total of 2,835 students representing 143 countries have been granted scholarships funded by the European Union to pursue one of the 146 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programs. Last year, 3,013 students from 133 countries were selected, with Pakistan ranking as the top recipient globally. In March of this year, the United States announced 500 new scholarships for university students from flood-affected districts in Pakistan, aiming to support their educational pursuits in the aftermath of devastating monsoon rains and flooding in 2022.

US Ambassador to Pakistan, Donald Blome, made this announcement during an event at the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Islamabad, commemorating International Women’s Day and celebrating the achievements of female scholars.

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