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Overseas Scholarships for MS/MPhil leading to PhD
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Overseas Scholarships (90%Category)

Under this category, scholarships awarded every year for Direct PhD & MS/MPhil leading to PhD Program. Scholars are placed in those technologically advanced countries that have no/nominal/special tuition fee rates for which HEC and higher education agencies and universities in the host countries have signed MoUs. The process takes almost 10-12 months from scholarship announcement to award of scholarship. These scholarships are for all discipline however provincial and discipline quota is maintained keeping in view the national needs. 

 

Overseas Scholarships (10%Category):

Under this category, scholarships awarded every year for Direct PhD & MS/MPhil leading to PhD Program. Scholarships offered in HEC identified discipline wise world top ranked universities of the USA, UK, Canada Australia, Japan, Singapore etc. These scholarships are for all discipline however provincial and discipline quota is maintained.  

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Eligibility Criteria 

Pakistani/AJK nationals.

  • Maximum two second divisions throughout the academic career.

    Maximum age:

    40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector Universities/Colleges and employees of the public sector R & D organizations.

    35 years for all others.

    The candidates who are already availing any other HEC/Govt. scholarship offer are not eligible to apply.

    (Scholarships closed)

Other Related Information
  1. GRE-GAT Test
  2. Last date for receipt of applications
    • Printed copy of online application form, complete in all respect should reach the undersigned latest by Monday, November 30, 2009 through registered mail or courier service. By hand applications will not be entertained. 
  3. Application Processing Fee
    • Application processing fee of Rs 300/- in favor of HEC can be deposited at any of the Habib Bank Limited branches in Pakistan. Remittance application can be downloaded from HEC web site (http://app.hec.gov.pk/remapp/apl_form.asp). Original deposit receipt will be attached with the application
How to Apply
  • Application Procedure:
  • The following documents are required to be submitted along with the prescribed application form.
  • Attested photocopies of all educational testimonials.
  • Attested photocopy of CNIC
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose (One page)
  • Research Proposal
  • NOC from the employer for in-service candidates (only for Government employees).
  • Attested Copy of GAT (General) score result card.
  • Original deposit receipt

Important Note: 

  • All scholarships will be awarded on merit.
  • Incomplete applications or those received after the closing date will not be entertained.
  • Candidates must have 16 or18 years education (terminal degree) in relevant field.
  • Candidates must not have less than 3 CGPA out of 4 in MS / MPhil degree (18 years education) otherwise application for direct PhD will not be entertained.
  • Candidates having MS / MPhil degree (18 years education) with 3 or more CGPA will be preferred.
  • Special GRE type test will NOT be arranged for these scholarships.
  • Candidates are required to indicate the countries of choice in order of preference in the application form. HEC reserves the right to allocate any country to the candidate.
  • Candidates will be given only one chance of interview against any country.
  • Maximum four and half year funding is available for Masters leading to PhD program and three years funding is available for PhD program. However actual duration of study program and funding will be determined by HEC with the consultation of foreign universities/agencies.
  • Awardees have to execute a bond with the HEC to serve in Pakistan for 5 years after completion of study, preferably in an institution of Higher Education.

 
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Rana Shafiq ahmed

Project Director

Overseas Scholarships Phase-II
Higher Education Commission
H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan

PHOne #:  +92-51-9080 8083

 

Fax # :     +92-51-9080 8041

 

 

 

Rana Shafiq Ahmad
(Project Director)

Higher Education Commission
Sector H-9, Islamabad (Pakistan)

Email: OSSPhase2Cambridge@hec.gov.pk

 

 

 

Rana Shafiq Ahmad

Project Director

Higher Education Commission

H-9, Islamabad

Email: OSSPhase2Cambridge@hec.gov.pk

 

Rana Shafiq Ahmad

Project Director

Higher Education Commission

H-9, Islamabad

Email @ :  gsher@hec.gov.pk   

 

Project Director

Higher Education Commission

H-9, Islamabad

 

Email: OSSPhase2UNSW@hec.gov.pk

  

 

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