Lamudi PK Scholarship Fund
Extended Deadline: 15, June, 2015
Term: One student per semester annually
Amount: PKR 25,000 (per term)
Objective: To encourage and nurture the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst Pakistani youth and facilitate them to gain hands-on experience in the private corporate sector so as to prepare and motivate them for their future endeavors.
Work Shadow Experience: One student will be selected each semester by the Managing Director of Lamudi.pk and will have the opportunity to “shadow” the MD in the Lahore office for a full working day (9am-6pm) of job experience, to get a glimpse into the post-graduate work environment in a global corporate company.
About Lamudi Pakistan
Lamudi is a leading online real estate portal that has a footprint in over 28 countries including Pakistan; with over 130,000 property listings online. Lamudi is a real estate marketplace that brings together buyers, sellers, landlords and renters on one platform to buy, sell or rent property online. Lamudi is a venture of Rocket Internet, the world’s top internet incubator, and has the most diligent team working day and night for the consumers’ convenience. Rocket Internet has successfully launched several ventures in Pakistan and employs more than 250 people. With advanced expertise of an international company combined with the profound knowledge of the local market, we bring to you the best online real estate portal in Pakistan.
About Asia Internet Holdings
Lamudi is a joint venture by Rocket Internet and Asian Internet Holdings, founded in 2013. Other ventures operating under the portfolio include Daraz and Kaymu, the biggest online shopping stores in the region; Easy Taxi, the most frequently used taxi booking application in Pakistan; Foodpanda, a leading online food delivery portal in the country; Carmudi, the greatest platform for buying and selling new or used cars and ClickBus, the best intercity online ticket booking portal in Pakistan.
About the Lamudi Pakistan Managing Director
Saad Arshed is an entrepreneur who has been working with Rocket Internet and Lamudi for the past year and a half. He is currently the Managing Director of Lamudi in Pakistan and during his time at Lamudi, has grown the business from 4 to 50 employees and has signed exclusive partnership agreements with Pakistan’s leading real estate agencies.
Prior to joining Lamudi, Saad had been working with Transworld, Zong and WorldCall Broadband Limited, all leading corporate companies in Pakistan. He is also the founder of Evistabpo, where he collaborated with numerous US and EU based clients as a service provider of top notch software, web and app development. Saad himself graduated as an engineer from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI) and later went to Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to pursue his MBA.
Who is Eligible
- Ages 17+
- Students in Economics, Business, Engineering, IT, Marketing or relevant majors in any participating partner university
- 2.7+ GPA / 4
- Reference letter from the participating partner university OR a copy of the university student card confirming that the student is enrolled at the university
How to Apply
- Write a 500 word “Letter of Intent” (English) explaining why the candidate is interested in availing in the Lamudi Scholarship Fund and why he/she deserves the financial aid.