“PERFORMANCE OF YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIPWITH REFERENCE TO FACILITATION OF LAPTOP OR SCHOLARSHIPS POLICIES”
This paper examined the impact of laptop and scholarship programs initiated by government of the Punjab on students’ academic achievement. These programs are important in its context to impart first step towards youth entrepreneurship.The main objective of the study was to assess the impact of scholarship programs on student’s achievement. Study was conducted in University of Sargodha, Pakistan. For this purpose, sample of 120 students from university of Sargodha were selected through simple random sampling technique. A well structured questionnaire was used as a tool of data collection and data was collected through self administered survey. The data was analyzed using SPSS and employed certain statistical techniques as descriptive analysis for socio-economic characteristics and inferential statistics to examine the relationship between variables. The findings of the study show that more trust on technology, studentscompletes their work very quickly and efficiently while PEEF scholarship and laptop programs made the students independent. It was suggested that Govt. should increase the amount of scholarship and put concentrate on more poor students who cannot meet expenditure of education due to poor income. To sustain students’ connection with technology, govt should retain scholarship programs on top priority.