Allama Muhammad Iqbal Afghan Youth Debating Competition for Afghan Students

Deadline: Friday, November 25, 2022 timeline 11:59pm

Allama Muhammad Iqbal Afghan Youth Debating Competition for Afghan Students

University of Lahore (UOL) in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is hosting the first-ever “Allama Muhammad Iqbal Afghan Youth Debating Competition” to celebrate the vision and philosophy of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, the national poet of Pakistan with traditional zeal.

Eligibility Criteria:

You can apply if you meet the following eligibility criteria:

Afghan national student currently studying in any University in Pakistan under the “Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarships for Afghan Students”

Themes

Students may pick any one of the following topics for debates:

1. Can Pakistan and Afghanistan be good neighbors?
2. Importance of education for Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relations
3. Challenges and Opportunities for the Future of Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations
4. Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s vision and philosophy on peace, progress, and education in Afghanistan

Allama Muhammad Iqbal Afghan Youth Debating Competition Prizes

1st Position: Prize money Rs. 70,000
2nd Position: Prize money Rs. 50,000
3rd Position: Prize money Rs. 35,000

*Certificates for all participating students

Format And How to Apply:

  • Participation is only in one language – English
  • Participating students will prepare their debating content under the supervision of a mentor allocated by their respective university.
  • Female Afghan students are encouraged to participate. Students’ nomination and debate content must be sent through email along with the Registration Form duly signed by university’s competent authorities and a short video sample of 60 seconds debate on the topic of their choice selected from given themes
  • Font style ‘Times New Roman’ and font size 12 with 1.5 Line Spacing, 400 words converted into PDF file format to be emailed at: [email protected] on or before Friday, November 25, 2022 timeline 11:59pm
  • Top 6 shortlisted finalists along with one university mentor will appear in the final round of selection in Lahore.
  • Event will be hosted in the second week of December 2022 at University of Lahore. Please note that incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified.

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