Research Travel Grant for University Faculty & Scholars

Academic events are significant for professional development of researchers and scholars. They serve as a source for guidance, exposure, knowledge sharing, developing linkages, and problem solving. Academic Conferences, Seminars and Symposia provide opportunities for academicians to help understand the latest developments in their field, while creating opportunities for future academic collaborations.

Such events are the cornerstone of the academic environment. To cultivate this environment, the Higher Education Commission has set up a special Research Travel Grant Program for university faculty and PhD scholars at Pakistani Universities. Under this program, an academic selected to present work at a national or international academic event, is eligible to seek funding from HEC. Through provision of airfare, this grant also facilitates Pakistanis proceeding abroad to pursue Doctoral and Post-doctoral studies at foreign universities, and for foreign visits under Culture Exchange Programs.


  • To extend financial assistance to faculty and scholars from public and private universities and degree awarding institutes to present their research work at national and international events.
  • To share academic and research experiences at national as well as international level.
  • To share scientific ideas with national and international research community and get exposed to the latest trends and techniques in the relevant field of study.
  • To explore opportunities for national and international academic collaborations.

For further details, please contact:

 Mr. Aziz ur Rehman, Assistant Director (R&D) 

Last Updated: 13-07-2016 19:54

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