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September 3, 2015

RCI holds award distribution ceremony


September 3, 2015

The RCI Millennium Campus, I-9/3, organised an award distribution ceremony for Summer Programmes and Achievements 2015 to recognise students who have achieved scholarships and acceptances for summer placements and completed international summer programmes and internships, says a press release.
Masood Khan, director general of the Institute of Strategic Studies, was the chief guest on the occasion. He appreciated the Millennials for their outstanding achievements.
Huzaifa Ejaz of AS Level received 100% scholarship from the Yale Young Global Scholars Programme (YYGS). This programme offers a global environment on the Yale University campus each summer for talented high school students through a competitive admissions process.
The University of Rhodes Island organises the 'Building Bridges Summer Engineering Programme' every summer. Taimoor Nasir, Taimur Aziz, Tamim Akhtar and Abuzar Zubair received 100% scholarships with the help of counselling and support rendered by the school management. It is a comprehensive engineering programme for students having a keen interest in STEM fields.
To explore the world of politics, international relations or economics at one of the most prestigious Ivy League universities, with thriving international culture and economic energy of New York City as a powerful backdrop, the JSA Summer School at Princeton University is the ideal programme for future leaders. The world distinction-holder, Summaya Najam, got acceptance at this summer programme after highly competitive admission selection process.
Another talented student, Umer Babar, did three summer programmes at the University of Brown -- writing analytical and expository essays, principles of immunology and the diseases of the human body.
The Oxford seminar is a week-long intellectual immersion for students that enables small groups of dedicated students to plunge into the subjects they love and to brush up on the skills required for university

applications, all under the guidance of experts from Oxford University. Scholarships for this particular programme are merit-based. 1% of the applicants pool is granted this scholarship which means it is given to only 5 candidates across the world and Saad Ali Baloch is one of those 5 lucky applicants who got 100% scholarship.
Khushan Shahad got acceptance from the Creative Writing Summer Programme at St Andrew's University, UK. It includes a series of master classes and workshops with leading Scottish writers to help students develop skills of authoring, oral presentation, editing and analysis in the stimulating environment of St Andrew's.
The Global Young Leaders Conference is a 10-day leadership journey that helps students adopt international leadership strategies, embrace diverse cultures and backgrounds, and appreciate unique ways of thinking and seeing the world. In this highly competitive programme, Taimur Aziz, Summaya Najam, Huzaifa Ejaz, Mohammed Nausherwan Khalid and Mohammed Salman Haider, fostered by the Roots Millennium Schools, have been selected.
Another 11 students of the Millennium Campus, I-9/3, Islamabad, attended STEM Summer Programme of President Barak Obama at University of South California encompassing science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Apart from the international summer experiences and scholarships, more than 200 students of the Millennium Campus, I-9/3, Islamabad, have been engaged in internships, national summer camps and community programmes.

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