National Scholarships

There are many scholarships available at postgraduate and doctorate levels to help academically gifted students and faculty. Learn more about national scholarships here

 

 

Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme for Less Developed Areas (Selected Regions)Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme for Less Developed Areas (Selected Regions) <p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-6" style="font-size:15pt;">​<span class="ms-rteForeColor-6" style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:15pt;"><strong><em>​</em></strong><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/tfp/Pages/Announcement.aspx"><strong><em>New Registration open for FY 2016-17​</em></strong></a></span></span></p><div aria-labelledby="ctl00_PlaceHolderMain_ctl01_label" style="color:#5f5f5f;text-transform:none;line-height:20px;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:"lato regular", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;display:inline;white-space:normal;box-sizing:content-box;widows:1;font-stretch:normal;background-color:#ffffff;"><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Scheme was approved in June 2012 by the Government and was initially designed to reimburse tuition fees and on and off mandatory charges for the students of Balochistan, FATA and Gilgit Baltistan. In 2013, it has been made an integral part of Prime Minister's Youth Program. The scope of the Program has been increased since then and now 114 districts of Pakistan are eligible under the Scheme.</p><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:15px;">​Financial Coverage of the Scheme:</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">1.     Actual Tuition Fee (of Masters , MS/MPhil and PhD programs)</p><p style="text-align:justify;">2.     On and Off Mandatory charges which includes Registration Fee/Enrollment Fee, Admission fee (For new admissions only), Examination Fee, Library charges(non-refundable), Laboratory charges, Research related academic activities only.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">3.     Non study related heads like transport fee, hostel fee, Sports fee, Endowment Fund, Equipment Fee, Health Fee or Any Refundable dues will not be paid.</p><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="font-size:15px;">​​</strong></p><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-size:15px;">Approved Study Duration in which Student can get financial benefit under the Scheme</strong></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>​Programs</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Maximum duration </strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">MA/M.Sc</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2 years</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">MBA</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3.5 Years</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">MS/MPhil</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2 Years</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">MS/M.Phil (Medical Universities)</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2 Years minimum -3 maximum Years</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Ph.D (Natural Sciences)</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5 Years</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Ph.D (Social Sciences & others)</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4 Years</td></tr></tbody></table>​</div>03-10-2016 04:22:28<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/EventsImages/PM%20Youth.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/tfp
Indigenous Ph.D. Fellowship ProgramIndigenous Ph.D. Fellowship Program<p style="text-align:justify;"><span><span><span>The specific objective of the 5000 Indigenous Scholarship Scheme is to create a critical mass of highly qualified human resources in all fields of studies taught at the advanced level in local universities. These locally qualified academics and researchers will improve the R&D potential of public as well as private universities and it will also strengthen the local industrial sector.</span></span></span> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span><span><span>With the launching of the scheme, research culture in public/private sector Universities has been developed in accordance with International norms/standards. This project is focused at diversified disciplines belonging to all fields of Science & Technology as well as Social Sciences, Humanities and Life Sciences. To enhance the research facilities in these fields the Higher Education Commission has funded many Departments/Universities to establish research labs. This has brought tremendous change in research culture of the Pakistani Universities.</span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span><span><span>HEC has kept great emphasis on indigenous scholarship schemes because locally trained researchers work on local problems of great national significance. Their research, therefore, is expected to have direct relevance to the growth and socio-economic development of Pakistan.</span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span><span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> <span><span>In addition, this scheme also provides funds to the Universities for upgrading their research facilities particularly small laboratory equipment, chemicals, IT equipment etc. which not only facilitates research of the HEC scholar but also serves as an asset for the department to establish up to date research laboratories.</span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><span lang="EN" style="font-family:"lato regular";"><strong><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"></span></strong></span></span></p><h1><strong> Batch-IV Academic Year (2016-17)</strong></h1><ul><li><span lang="EN">HEC has announced  batch-IV of Phase-II for new intake. The deadline for the submission of application was February 22, 2017. </span></li><li><p><span lang="EN">Answer Keys of the  Aptitude test conducted on <strong style="text-decoration:underline;">25-26 March 2017 </strong>has already  been uploaded. Please click here for  <a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Pages/HAT-Answer-Keys.aspx" style="text-align:justify;background-color:#ffffff;">Answer Keys​</a><span style="text-align:justify;">​​​</span>​.​​</span></p></li><li><p><span lang="EN">HEC has announced the Aptitude​​ result. </span><span lang="EN" style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">Search Engine for the test result </span><span lang="EN" style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">can be viewed on HEC website . Passing marks to be eligible for  consideration of scholarship is 50 and above. Therefore, only pass  applicants will be considered for final merit list.  Result Link Pasted below:  </span><span style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;"></span><span style="color:inherit;background-color:transparent;"><a href="/english/HECAnnouncements/Pages/HAT-Result-I5000.aspx">http://hec.gov.pk/english/HECAnnouncements/Pages/HAT-Result-I5000.aspx​  </a></span></p></li><li>Merit list will be finalized within couple of days and provisionally selected scholars will be communicated accordingly.<br></li></ul><p><br> </p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0" lang="EN" style="line-height:14.98px;font-family:"lato regular";"><strong>Academic Evaluation formula for Batch -IV .Phase II</strong></span></p><ul><li><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" lang="EN" style="line-height:14.98px;font-family:"lato regular";"><strong><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/IPHDFP5000F/Shared%20Documents/Batch%20IV/AEF%20Formula.pdf">Annual System</a></strong></span></div></li><li><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" lang="EN" style="line-height:14.98px;font-family:"lato regular";"><strong><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/IPHDFP5000F/Shared%20Documents/Batch%20IV/CGPA-Percentage-Grade-Division.pdf">CGPA System</a></strong></span></div></li></ul><p>​​​<strong>Important Note:</strong></p><p>All scholars are requested to send pre-requisite documents, any request/study update/ response of letter  via postal mail only. Scanned copy is not acceptable.  </p>20-07-2016 10:48:27<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/IPHDFP5000F
HEC Need Based ScholarshipsHEC Need Based Scholarships<div style="top:-1999px;left:-1988px;text-align:justify;"><p>Pakistan has no shortage of talented youth, but in several instances, lack of resources prevents them from realizing their potential. This is a particularly problematic when it comes to accessing higher education. The Government of Pakistan acknowledges these constraints, and has tasked the Higher Education Commission with facilitating needy and deserving students through Need Based Scholarships. This year, over 10,000 scholarships have been announced for financially disadvantaged students all over Pakistan including 61 public sector universities of Pakistan (list attached). It aims to elevate the socio-economic status of the students by enabling their access to modern education and career opportunities towards a brighter future. </p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"> <strong>Objectives</strong></p><p>1. To provide opportunities to talented but financially disadvantaged students and empower them to acquire a high quality education at a partner institutions /university.</p><p>2. To provide opportunities for qualified students especially from remote and rural areas of Pakistan (FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Southern Punjab, Balochistan, and Northern Sindh), to continue their studies in selected partner universities of the country.</p></div>12-05-2017 06:50:11<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/NBS
Higher Education Opportunities for the students of Balochistan & FATAHigher Education Opportunities for the students of Balochistan & FATA<p style="text-align:justify;">​HEC announces phase-II of the project titled <em>"Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for the students of Balochistan & FATA"</em> for undergraduate studies in all disciplines.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Applications are invited from candidates having Local/Domicile Certificate of Balochistan Province/FATA for award of Scholarships for Undergraduate studies in HEC recognized public sector Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes or W-category Private Universities of Pakistan</p><h3 style="text-decoration:underline;">Downloads:</h3><ul style="text-align:justify;"><li><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/BAL-FATA/Documents/legal%20documents.pdf">Legal Document</a></li><li><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/BAL-FATA/Documents/invoice%20for%20Universities%20-%20UG.pdf">Invoice for Universities​</a></li></ul>28-04-2017 03:37:42<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/BAL-FATA
USAID-funded Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship ProgramUSAID-funded Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Program<p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;">The Higher Education Commission in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) offers scholarships for financially disadvantaged students to study agriculture and business administration programs since 2004. The program is consistent with the HEC’s goals to support financially deserving students, widen access to quality education, and encourage academic interest in fields that are vital to Pakistan’s economic development.</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="text-decoration:underline;">BRIEF HISTORY</strong>:</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;">The Pak-USAID Merit and Need-Based Scholarship Program Phase-II is focused on providing opportunities for access to higher education, especially to under-privileged candidates who, despite possessing academic merit, are unable to finance their education. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation and living expenses.</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;">The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the program at a total cost of Rs. 2,954.808 million in its meeting held on 6th September 2013. The Project is funded by Government of United States of America as Grant in Aid.</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;">Phase-I of the program was initiated in 2004 at eleven (11) universities with 1807 scholarships. Of all recipients, 94% graduated on time.</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;"><strong style="text-decoration:underline;">​​OBJECTIVES</strong>:</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;">To enable the academically qualified and financially needy Pakistani students to pursue higher education at select private and public universities of Pakistan in the fields of agriculture, medicine, business, social science, and engineering.</p><p dir="LTR" style="text-align:justify;">To enhance the institutional capacity of the Higher Education Commission of the Government of Pakistan and local public and private sector universities in designing and implementing MNBSP Phase II.</p>13-03-2017 17:50:05<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/USAID-NeedsBased
Indigenous Scholarship Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan ProjectIndigenous Scholarship Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan Project<p style="text-align:justify;">​​​​The Indigenous Scholarship programme is focused to enhance the research culture in local universities/research institutes. Higher Education Commission facilitates indigenous scholars with research facilities to explore solutions to local problems and contribute to national cause. Under this scholarship programme, 400 Indigenous Scholarships are being offered to local domicile holders of Balochistan, on district quota basis. These qualified researchers will improve the R&D potential of provincial universities/research institutes and will help strengthen the local industrial sector.</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p></p>11-08-2016 12:14:08<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-15.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/ahbp/Indigenous Scholarships
Process Flow and Forms downloadProcess Flow and Forms download<p><strong><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"></span>Process Flow</strong></p><p>​<img alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><img alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p> </p><p></p><p><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/IPFP/PublishingImages/Pages/Process-Flow-and-Forms-download/Consent%20Form.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Consent Form.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/english/scholarshipsgrants/IPFP/PublishingImages/Pages/Process-Flow-and-Forms-download/Joining%20Report%20IPFP.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Joining Report IPFP.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>12-06-2017 09:16:44http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/IPFP/Pages/Process-Flow-and-Forms-download.aspx
HEC German Needs Based Scholarship ProgramHEC German Needs Based Scholarship Program<p style="text-align:justify;">​​The program was started back in 2013 with the help of German Government to extend helping hand to the destitute students of selected Pakistani Universities. The Preference was given to the students from FATA/ Baluchistan with an especial emphases to select more female students. Phase-I is <strong>completed</strong> and plans are underway for phase-II which will be announced once approved.</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;margin-right:13.15pt;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;font-size:8.5pt;"><span style="color:#001759;text-transform:uppercase;line-height:115%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;"><strong>Eligibility criteria</strong> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;margin-right:13.15pt;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;font-size:8.5pt;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 0pt 0.5in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;font-size:8.5pt;"><span>1.<span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";font-stretch:normal;"> </span></span></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">Financial assistance & scholarships are available for study at undergraduate & graduate level in the prescribed disciplines at the selected ten Pakistani universities and degree awarding institutions. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 0pt 0.5in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 0pt 0.5in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">2.<span style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";font-stretch:normal;"> </span></span><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">Students need to compete for securing admission in the approved discipline at the participating institution as per admission policy of the institution and be enrolled in Undergraduate (4 Years) / Graduate (2 Years) programs. </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;margin-right:13.15pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 0pt 0.5in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">3.<span style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";font-stretch:normal;"> </span></span><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">Only those students who are enrolled in first professional year in the respective courses offered by the participating institutions are eligible to apply.</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 10pt 0.25in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 0pt 0.5in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">4.<span style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;font-family:"times new roman";font-stretch:normal;"> </span></span><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;">The eligibility of a candidate is linked to neediness of the candidate as determined & assessed by the financial background of his/her family.</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 13.15pt 0pt 0.5in;text-align:justify;line-height:150%;text-indent:-0.25in;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:verdana, sans-serif;font-size:8.5pt;"><br></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">For any query feel free to contact HEC Call Centre UAN: 111-119-432(HEC) </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Or,</strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="background-color:transparent;color:inherit;"> ​​0334​​-​​111​9432(9HEC)</strong></p>- 24-08-2016 16:19:40<img alt="" src="/english/PublishingImages/ThematicImages/HEC%20ICON-11.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/Pages/International Scholarships/HECGermanNeedsBasedScholarshipProgram.aspx

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