Huawei Technologies Pakistan and Higher Education Commission (HEC) have invited applications from potential Pakistani undergraduate students under the Huawei Seeds for the Future Program 2021.
Pakistani nationals including AJK residents who are aged less than 24 years are eligible to submit online applications for the 2021 Seeds for the Future Program before 27 July.
Only the applicants who are currently enrolled in the final year of ICT related undergraduate degrees (four-year programs with 7th and 8th semester) with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 out of 4 or those who have completed their four-year undergraduate ICT related degrees with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 out of 4 since summer 2020 will be considered for the 2021 Seeds for the Future Program.
ICT-related degrees such as Information and Communication Technology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Informatics, Multimedia & Digital Arts, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Electrical Communication Engineering, Telecom Engineering, Electronics Engineering, etc. are recognized under Seeds for the Future Program.
Huawei Seeds for the Future Program 2021 will commence online from 9 to 16 August. 30 seats have been allocated for Pakistani students for this year’s program. For the second year running, the program will take place online due to travel restrictions induced by the Coronavirus pandemic.
First launched in 2008, the Huawei Seeds for the Future Program aims to develop skilled, local ICT talent and bridge communication between countries and cultures.
Since 2008, 8,774 youngsters from over 500 universities across 130 countries have acquired advanced ICT expertise and skills and are contributing to the progress of the global ICT industry.
Huawei included Pakistan in the Seeds for the Future Program six years ago. Since then, 87 students from different universities across Pakistan have been selected and visited China for training under the Seeds for the Future Program.