Dr. Wajeehah Sabahat was awarded scholarship in 2008 by Government of Pakistan for the University of Auckland, New Zealand under the project titled "Overseas Scholarship for MS/MPhil Leading to PhD in selected field Phase-II". After completion masters in 2009, she could not secure admission in PhD due to low grades and her scholarship was cancelled. She was advised to serve for a period of 3 years in Pakistan. However, she proceeded to Australia for her PhD without informing HEC. She completed her PhD in 2015 and still in Australia. She did not fulfill her moral, ethical and legal obligation to serve in Pakistan for a period of 3 years which she and her guarantor agreed through deed of Agreement.
Her scholarship has been cancelled by Competent authority and she has to refund NZ $ 62,804/- and PKR 83,750/- (inclusive of 25% penalty) to Government of Pakistan, however, till-to-date despite of multiple requests, she did not refund any amount which makes him defaulter of the Govt. of Pakistan. Legal proceedings have been started for the recovery of funds through the Court of Law.
Important information of Dr. Wajeehah Sabahat is:
|Name ||Dr. Wajeehah Sabahat|
|Father's name||Mr. Sabahat Rasool Qadri|
|CNIC of Dr. Wajehah Sabahat||35202-2970917-8|
|Guarantor's name||Mr. Muhammad Arshad|
|CNIC no of Guarantor||35201-3490526-5|
|Cause of cancellation of scholarship||After completion of her studies, she did not return back to Pakistan. She did not fulfill his moral, ethical and legal obligation to serve in Pakistan for a period of 3 years which she and her guarantor agreed through deed of Agreement. |
|Amount to be refunded||NZ $ 62,804/- and PKR 83,750/- |
|Current Status||Currently the case is in the Court of Law for Recovery of Funds. |