HEC has offered fully-funded overseas scholarships for MS, M.Phil., and Ph.D. scholars. Applications are invited from all across Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) for the Spring and Fall 2021 sessions (Batch-2).  

The scholarships for MS and M.Phil. scholars have been offered in the Engineering Technology field, while Ph.D. scholarships are confined to specific fields. Successful candidates will be able to study in top-ranked foreign universities of developed countries.  

Eligibility criteria for MS/M.Phil. Scholarships: 

  • The application deadline for Spring and Fall 2021 session is October 12, 2020  
  • Candidates must have a BS degree or equivalent (16 years of education)   
  • A minimum of 3 CGPA (in case of Annual system, 1st div) is required  
  • The degrees must be registered with National Technology Council NTC. 

Eligibility criteria for Ph.D. Scholarships: 

  • The application deadline for Spring and Fall 2021 session is October 12, 2020 
  • Candidates must have an MS/MPhil/ME degree or equivalent (18 years of education) 
  • A minimum of 3 CGPA (in case of Annual system, 1st div) is required 

For both MS/M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholarships, candidates must have only one 2nd division throughout the academic career before the final degree. The scholarships also encompass faculty members of Government universities/colleges and employees of Government Research and Development Organizations. R&D organizations must be registered with Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) in order to be eligible. The employees of R&D organizations aged 40 years or less shall apply whereas, all the other applicants must have age 35 or less on the application closing date.  

These scholarships will be awarded entirely on merit basis. Education Testing Council (ETC) will organize the HEC Aptitude Test (HAT) on October 18 to shortlist the selected candidates. Applicants must secure a minimum of 70% marks in HAT to get shortlisted for the scholarship.  

According to the details, the scholarship will compensate for academic fees, return air tickets, accommodation, book allowance, monthly stipend, and health insurance.   

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Higher Education Commission has been striving to provide better learning opportunities to the students for quite a while now. The foreign-funded and local scholarships are examples of such efforts.

To apply, please visit HEC Website.