The countries of the sub-continent have suffered from a lack of quality education over the past couple of centuries, and particularly since the occupation of India by the British empire.
While there has been a substantial development of institutions of education in the sub-continent, a vast majority of the population suffers due to lack of quality education, and higher education in particular. And most of the people cannot even afford to send their children to good schools.
HFUSA plans to start scholarship programs to promote education amongst the Hyderabadi people as well as to enhance research on Hyderabad. Two programs are envisioned as follows:
– Scholarships for needy Hyderabadi students for higher education
– Scholarships for higher education degrees in history, social sciences and culture leading to dissertations on any aspect of Hyderabad
The award of scholarships will be purely on need and merit through a transparent process. Children and dependents of the Board of Directors and Managers of HFUSA will not be eligible to obtain scholarships.
Once the fund has been established, the procedure and application forms will be made available on the website along with the eligibility criteria. Selection will be made by an independent committee to ensure transparency.