AMCAP | Association of Media and Communication Academic Professionals

Doctoral School Scholarships



Prof. Dr. Mughees Uddin Sheikh Merit Scholarship


Sharif al Mujahid Merit Scholarship                 

This scholarship honors Prof. Dr. Mughees Uddin Sheikh, a renowned national scholar celebrated both nationally and internationally. He was a distinguished educationist and a research analyst. His global recognition was marked by the prestigious John F. Murray Award (USA). His exceptional dedication to education earned him the Presidential Award 'Izaz-i-Fazeelat' and the University Best Teacher Award by HEC. Prof. Dr. Mughees Uddin Sheikh was also a recipient of the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Medal and the Excellence Crown Award from the International Public Relations Association.


The scholarship is given in honor of Prof. Dr. Sharif al Mujahid, a monumental journalist, author, and academic. He was a founding member of the Journalism Department (now known as the Department of Mass Communication) at Karachi University. Additionally, he founded and served as the director of the Quaid-i-Azam Academy. Prof. Dr. Sharif al Mujahid is renowned for his historical journalism during the Pakistan Movement. He authored books of historical importance, many of which were translated into various languages.

Prof. Ahmad Saeed Memorial Scholarship   Prof. Zakariyya Sajid Merit Scholarship
Prof Ahmad Saeed was a renowned historian who authored more than 50 books on the Pakistan Movement, Quaid e Azam, and Maulana Zafar Ali Khan. He was awarded the Presidential Pride of Performance Award in 2016 and the Zafar Ali Khan Award in 2015. The scholarship is offered to recognize his invaluable contribution to Pakistani history and literature.

The scholarship honors Prof. Zakariyya Sajid's noteworthy contributions to mass communication. Prof. Zakariya Sajid is a prominent figure in mass communication, who held key positions, including Chairman of the Department of Mass Communication at the University of Karachi and Director at the Press Institute of Pakistan. Beyond his academic roles, he stands as an advocate for responsible journalism, leaving a lasting impact on the field in Pakistan. 


Dr. Miskeen Ali Hijazi Merit Scholarship

  AMCAP offers this scholarship in honor of Prof. Dr. Miskeen Ali Hijazi, a distinguished academic and scholar in Mass Communication. As the former Chairman of the Department of Mass Communication at the University of the Punjab, his notable contributions include impactful research on the role of mass media in national crises. This scholarship recognizes his influential work in shaping our understanding of the media's role in crisis situations.