LUMS University

Abdullah Foundation envisions a better tomorrow and believes that empowering the youth of today with quality education is instrumental in realizing this dream.

Therefore, Abdullah Foundation contributes actively in helping the youth to get the best possible education and facilitates them through different initiatives so that they turn out to be an asset for the community. Abdullah Foundation has been involved with top institutes to help them in their mission to provide academic excellence. One case in point is its involvement with LUMS - an institute that enjoys the distinction of being among the top varsities of Pakistan. LUMS is playing a very important role in the education sector of Pakistan since it was founded in 1984. The institute with its quality standards offers the learner personal development opportunities and exposure to education at par with international standards. Abdullah Foundation has played its part in helping the institute set up a state of the art infrastructure that has the most sophisticated tools of learning.   It played a major role in setting up Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) and then Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL). These funds were provided to LUMS in 1999 and in 2000 they were utilized for the maintenance and construction of the following schools:  

Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB)

Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) is the flagship school of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) that was established in 1986. It focuses on preparing individuals to tackle all kind of challenges in the business world. Because of its standards of quality it has been ranked among the top business schools. Abdullah Foundation takes great pride to have been involved in giving financial assistance to an institute that is considered a leader in developing and imparting business education. It is recognized for excellence in research and teaching. The school has a qualified faculty from the world’s top institutions. It boasts of 6 research centers generating cutting-edge management research with a global impact and 16 international student exchange programs with some of the best international universities.  

Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL)

The building, which is considered to be among the most beautiful campuses, is spread over an area of 78,000 square feet at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) campus. It was opened in 2013 with an aim to make it a leading hub of research and inquiry and create a center of excellence where students could be prepared to take on the challenges being posed by the transformation of the Pakistani economic and legal system.  

Financial Aid and Scholarships

In line with its standards of academic excellence, more students are turning up at the institute for their educational needs. To sustain the level of excellence, the institute has been involved in different endeavors to give support to students in every possible way.   Helping them in this cause, Abdullah Foundation hasn’t stayed behind. It supports LUMS to give scholarships and services to deserving students to maximize access of a broad range of students to quality education. Almost 30 to 40% of the students are availing financial assistance being offered at LUMS.   Abdullah Foundation offers Law College and business school financial scholarship. The scholarship program, offered by the funds of Abdullah Foundation, is titled “Abdullah Scholars” under which currently, one student would be funded for entire 4 or 5 years (depending upon duration of degree/program) of his undergraduate program and the number of students to be offered this opportunity will be increased in future. Abdullah Foundation intends to play a major role to benefit and empower the youth of today.