Avicenna University Provided Financial Assistant to Talented and Poor Students, from Beginning to the Present

Avicenna University as non-profit institution is working to provide quality, affordable and even free educational services for talented and poor students. The University main indicators are as following:

  1. Avicenna University’s first development program is establishing and completing its current complex and after the completion of this complex, the focus of the university would be supporting education of poor and talented students so that education would be accessible for poor students and that educational justice would be ensured. The revenues of the university will be not being distributed to the founders while in the case of private universities; their revenues are distributed among the founders.
  2. Avicenna University is currently offering highest quality education with lowest costs and is ranked among the 6 high ranking universities because of its non-profit nature. This fact is depicted in table 1 for further details. The table shows that the University is receiving the lowest fees despite having stronger academic position among other universities. Because of these programs, poor students from low-class families are studying with low cost at Avicenna University which is equipped with better academic facilities. In fact most of Avicenna University’s students are coming from poor families.
  3. Avicenna University is designed several scholarship program based on the seventh chapter the University’s constitution.

Comparative analysis of Avicenna University fees among the top five universities in Kabul:

No Name of the University Fields Duration of the Semester Number of Credit Per semester Fee Per semester differences (fees)
AFN AFN
1 Avicenna University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 16 13000 215000
American University of Afghanistan Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 16 228000
2 Avicenna University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 16 13000 14800
Kateb University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 18 27800
3 Avicenna University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 16 13000 7000
Khatam Ulnabiyeen University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 18 20000
4 Avicenna University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 16 13000 46400
Kardan University Law, Political Sciences and Economics 6 Months 59400
5 Avicenna University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 16 13000 17000
Rana University Law, Political Sciences and Economics Four and Half Months 30000

Full Scholarships of Avicenna University

  • Board of Funders’ Full Scholarship for poor students of Avicenna University is provided to 130 students until now.
  • Talented Students’ Full Scholarship has been provided to 101 students until now.
  • Full Scholarship for Hekmat Badghis Higher Education Institute for Master Degree (this scholarship is provided to students from marginalized regions provided in accordance to Justice Seeking Aspirations). Only 2 students used of this scholarship.

Avicenna University Discount

Avicenna University is issuing discount for talented students, administrative staff of Avicenna University, Martyred and Disable Families and Tribal Councils as following:

  • Talented students (class second position holders) at the faculty level gained 50% discount where 101 students used.
  • Top scorer (class third position holders) at the faculty level gained 25% discount where 101 students used.
  • Top scorers; 15% discount to students who score more than 90% and 72 students used this scholarship.
  • 30% to 50% discount for poor students and 52 students used of this scholarship.
  • 30% discount for poor students of social sciences and 40% discount for students of natural sciences who are introduced by Imam Hussain Foundation (182 students used this scholarship.
  • 15% discount for administrative staff of Avicenna University and former students who are now studying their Master degrees (9 students used this scholarship).
  • 15% family discount for those who are studying master degree and 10% discount for bachelor degree (330 students used this scholarship).

Note: family discount are provided to those families who send more than two of the family member to Avicenna University for studies.

  • 25%, 20% and 10% discount for students who are accepted through the Kankor Examination and introduced by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) for bachelor degree and 393 students used this scholarship.
  • Full scholarships for Martyrs of Jonbishe Rashnayee’s families (15% of the scholarship is provided by Avicenna University and 85% of them will be paid by Philanthropic Institutions through a memorandum of agreement only for bachelor degree and 3 students used of this scholarship.
  • 10% discount will be given to those students who are introduced by the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior Affairs and Directorate of National Security and 6 students used this scholarship.
  • 75% discount for students who are introduced by the Sonni Hazara Council for bachelor degree and only 3 student used this scholarship.
  • 30% and 10% discount for students who are introduced by Ismaili Council, Aga Khan Council and Civil Scoeity for bachelor degree and 37 students used this scholarship.
  • 20% discount only for female students who are registered until the year 2013 and 642 students used this scholarship.

Institutions Scholarships

Based on the memorandum of agreement between Avicenna University and government institutions, social institutions and philanthropic institutions who provided scholarships for female students, employees of government, martyrs and disabled families and poor students, the following scholarships are provided:

  • Promote Full Scholarship for bachelor degree for females only, 49 students used this scholarship.
  • Ministry of Justice Full Scholarship, 9 students of master degree used this scholarship.
  • Imam Hussain Foundation Full Scholarship for bachelor degree, 105 students used this scholarship.
  • IDLO Full Scholarship for staff of Attorney General Office Staff and High Court in Master degree, 36 students used this scholarship.
  • 30% Baba Mazari Foundation Scholarship for poor students for bachelor degree, 27 students used this scholarship.
  • 25% Mehragan Foundation Scholarship for poor students, families of Martyrs and Disabled for bachelor degree until 2014, and 900 students used this scholarship.
  • 30% discount for Attorney General Office staff for Master degree, 78 students used this scholarships.

Individual Philanthropists Scholarships

Based on the memorandum of agreement between Avicenna University and individual philanthropists who provided scholarships for martyrs and disabled families and poor students, the following scholarships are provided:

  • Abdulla Shafaee, member of Board of Founders, Lecturer and member of academic cadres of Avicenna University is providing full scholarship (paying the fees) for Mr. Nematulla Mohammadi and 20% discount for Seddiq Moradi (10 students used this scholarship).
  • Abdulali Mohammadi, Lecturer of Khatam Ul Nabeyeen University funded full scholarship of three students from Danayee Martyrs Family.
  • Mohammad Asif Ahmadi who is an Afghan businessman in Holand is providing 25% fees of students and 45 students used of this scholarship.

 

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