List of Foreign Partner Universities

Guidelines Only for HEC-Shortlisted Candidates  under the "Overseas Scholarship Program Phase-III"
  • This scholarship opportunity is valid till FALL-2021.

  • Candidates are required to secure admission in Direct PhD Program. Try to get admission offer/acceptance letter from more than 1 university along with (Tuition Fee scholarship (TFS) wherever applicable)
  • The University must be in top 500 as per QS/Times (2020 and/or 2021 ranking)

                  OR

                  Should a credible Department/Subject ranking exist, the chosen department must be ranked among top-100 in the world as per QS/Times (2020 and/or 2021 ranking)

  • Candidates on merit are required to make sure whether their field of subject/ degree program is being offered in their choice of country/university, otherwise
  • Candidate will not be considered for further selection process.
  • Candidates must have terminal degree in relevant field.
  • Candidates have to meet admission criteria set by university.
  • Stipend/Tuition Fee may vary from university to university and country to country.

Please Note: At any stage, if it is found that a candidate provided/misrepresented the information in application form/documents, his/her selection will be cancelled.

HEC approved rates of Stipend for different countries/Universities for scholars selected under HEC project titles "is as under;

• United Kingdom GBP 1,015/month

• Europe:  Euro 1,000/ month approximately

• USA:      USD 1,600/month

• Canada:  USD 1,600/month

• Australia:  AUD 1,583/month

• Malaysia: USD 900/month

• China: USD 800/month

• Hong Kong:  USD 1,250/month

• South Korea: USD 900/month

• Turkey: USD 950/month approximately

• New Zealand: USD 1,083/month approximately

CountryUniversityPartner AgencyAdmission  Requirements/Criteria/ Updates/GuidelinesFocal Person at university/Partner Agency
ItalyUniversity of Brescia, Italy No Partner AgencyCALL FOR ADMISSION TO PHD PROGRAMS RESERVED TO CANDIDATES OF PAKISTANI CITIZENSHIP PURSUANT TO THE CRITERIA SET BY THE MoU UNIBS - The Higher Education Commission of Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (HEC)
Please visit UNIBS dedicated Call on https://en.unibs.it/node/10661
Online Candidatures open on:
30th April 2021 at 17:01 (Italian Time)
Online Candidatures close on:
29th May 2021 at 23:59 hours (Italian time)
For this particular Call the online Registration procedure is available on UNIBS system PICA  Reference Code DR2021_01
Focal person:    
Ms. Fabiana Farro
Email: fabiana.farro@unibs.it
GermanyPublic Sector Universities of Germany under the guidelines of DAADDAAD

Admission/ Interview and Selection by HEC/ Partner Agency evaluation

Candidates on Merit will have to secure acceptance letter of supervisor before interview by selection committee of foreign professors.

 Candidates have to provide documentary evidence of ranking by themselves.
 




Important Links :
https://portal.daad.de/sap/bc/bsp/sap/z_set_cookie/setcookie.htm?fund_ar=stv&id=57558560


http://ic.daad.de/islamabad/en/17854/index.html

https://ic.daad.de/imperia/md/content/islamabad/guideline_research_proposal_2015.pdf

Sara Hamadeh
Email address :  hamadeh@daad.de
**************

Category:       Joint Scholarship Programme Pakistan Overseas 2020

Category ID:         50015450
Programme: Pakistan Overseas PhD
Programme ID: 57558560

Candidates are requested to submit the following documents:

- DAAD application form (portal generated)
- Curriculum vitae
- PhD research proposal
- time and work schedule for research project
-  contact with host institution
- invitation letter of host institution / PhD supervisor
- certificates of BA and Master studies
- Proof of MPhil
- publications (available so far)
FrancePublic Sector Universities of France under the guidelines of Campus France/ French Embassy in IslamabadCampus France/French Embassy in Islamabad

Admission/ Interview and Selection by HEC/ Partner Agency evaluation

Candidates on Merit will have to secure acceptance letter of supervisor before interview.

Candidates have to provide documentary evidence of ranking by themselves.

Moreover, scholars will be offered 3-5 months French language course in Pakistan before departure.

Education Attaché at French Embassy:
Ms. Aurélie Seguin
Attaché for sciences and higher education Embassy of France at Islamabad
aurelie.seguin@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Focal Person at Campus France:
Mrs. MORISSEY Muriel
Service Ingénierie Educative/Educational Engineering
muriel.morissey@campusfrance.org
AustriaAll Public Sector Universities under the OeADOeADAdmission/ Interview and Selection by HEC/ Partner Agency evaluationCandidates on Merit will have to secure acceptance letter of supervisor before interview.

Candidates have to provide documentary evidence of ranking by themselves.
Ms. Riem El-Amad
Programme Officer, OeAD

Riem.El-Amad@oead.at  
ChinaOnly QS and Times top ranked Chinese Universities as approved by HEC & CSCCSC (China Scholarship Council)

Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.

Direct Admission

Online Application Form

Instructions for Chinese Government Scholarship

 

1) CSC Online Application Documents
(https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/OSSPhase-III/Documents/CSC%20Online%20Application%20Documents.pdf)

Candidates have to provide documentary evidence of ranking by themselves. Scholars will be offered 3 months Chinese language course in China

SI Haoran
Project Officer of the Division of International Students Affairs
China Scholarship Council

hrsi@csc.edu.cn
BelgiumGhent University, BelgiumNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university,

https://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/devcoop/hecphdstudents.htm
Prof. dr. ir. Guido Van Huylenbroeck

Guido.VanHuylenbroeck@UGent.be
____________
Saskia Bovijn
Saskia.Bovijn@UGent.be

hec@ugent.be
BelgiumKU LeuvenNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
IELTS and GRE/GAT if university demands

Submit an Application via normal KU Leuven Registration Procedure
 
BelgiumHasselt UniversityNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission. 
Submit an Application via normal Hasselt University, Belgium registration procedure.
They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
IELTS and GRE/GAT if university demands
 
Hong KongHKUST University Hong Kong
 (School of Engineering Dept.)
No Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter,

IELTS and GRE/GAT if university demand
Prof. Dr. Tim Cheng

timcheng@ust.hk
AustraliaUniversity of New South Wales, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS score if university demand s
Contact Details:
enquiries.grs@unsw.edu.au in  
AustraliaSwinburne University of TechnologyNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS score if university demand s
Ms Anisa Santoso – Manager, International Research Engagement, email :asantoso@swin.edu.au;
Mr Abdul Bais Abbasi – International Research Engagement Officer, email : abais@swin.edu.au

Steps to apply for a PhD at Swinburne:
https://www.swinburne.edu.au/research/research-degrees/application-process /

Supervisor database or a link on 'finding a supervisor' at Swinburne:
https://www.swinburne.edu.au/research/research-degrees/find-a-supervisor /
AustraliaThe University of Western Australia No Partner Agency

Admission Guideline

Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Liz Campel
elizabeth.campbell@uwa.edu.au
AustraliaRMIT UniversityNo Partner AgencyThe University has suspended Tuition Fee Scholarships till 2022The University has suspended Tuition Fee Scholarships till 2022
AustraliaThe university of Wollongong, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyApplicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.


IELTS score if university demand s.
Ms. Michelle Kendall
 
micbrown@uow.edu.au
AustraliaThe university of Melbourne AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

IELTS score if university demand s.

Further  information  can  be  obtained  from  the  following  link
https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/admissions/applications/research
Carmella Prideaux 

cprid@unimelb.edu.au
AustraliaMacquarie University, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Maintenance Allowance Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS score if university demand s.
please  visit  the  following  link: 
https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/scholarships/scholarship-search/data/higher-education-commission-hec,-government-of-the-islamic-republic-of-pakistan-scholarship-program  
Tanveer Shaheed
  
tanveer.shaheed@mq.edu.au
AustraliaMonash University, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS score if university demand s.
Joe De Pasquale

joe.depasquale@monash.edu
AustraliaWestern Sydney UniversityNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS score if university demand s.
Applications and Application Enquiries:  Ms Victoria Jones, Manager, Graduate Research School
                                                                                Email: Victoria.Jone@westernsydney.edu.au  
 
Student Enquiries once at WSU:                Ms Angerine Leong, Sponsored Student Coordinator, Western Sydney International
                                                                                Email: a.leong@westernsydney.edu.au
AustraliaGriffith University, Brisbane, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS score if university demand s.
Mohannad Bawaz| Regional Marketing Manager
m.bawaz@griffith.edu.au

(Griffith International)
Griffith University |Nathan campus | QLD 4111|Australia|Willett Centre (N53) Room 2.43

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR RESEARCH PROGRAM

https://www.griffith.edu.au/research-study/degrees

STEP 2: CHOOSE A RESEARCH TOPIC AND DEVELOP A PROPOSAL
https://www.griffith.edu.au/research-study/apply/choose-your-research-topic

STEP 3: FIND AND CONNECT WITH A RESEARCH SUPERVISOR

Kindly note that the student needs to find a supervisor before submitting a PhD application. Please use the following link to find a supervisor who has the same research interest:
 
https://experts.griffith.edu.au/

STEP 4: APPLY ONLINE
After receiving a response from the supervisor, kindly submitting an application online:
https://www.griffith.edu.au/research-study/apply



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ItalyPolitecnico di TorinoNo Partner AgencyApplicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.


For PhD programs please visit the following link http://dottorato.polito.it/en/admission_to_phd
The application deadline is May 28th, 2018.
For queries contact: scudo@polito.it & international.relations@polito.it  
Email Address: international.relations@polito.it , Mr. Piergiorgio Rossi, Department of International Affairs, International Relations Office, Politecnico di Torino

Each year a call for applications is published on the website of Doctoral School (Scuola di Dottorato, http://dottorato.polito.it/en/ ).

Doctoral programs in Italy are subject to a national regulation; a public competition is mandatory for the admission of PhD candidates.

In the framework of the call for applications, at least two admission sessions per year are held: a Spring and a Summer Session.

For the 2020/21 academic year, the deadline for applications to the mentioned sessions were:
• February 13, 2020 (spring session)
• May 14, 2020 (summer session).

A third session may be scheduled, depending on the results of the first two and/or in the event further funding are made available; according to the current call (available at http://dottorato.polito.it/en/call_for_applications), information on this third session will be published within September 2nd, 2020.
The application process is entirely online through dedicated portal http://apply.polito.it/index_en.html; even the interview with the selection commission could be conducted online.

Any inquiry could be conveyed to the Doctoral School through an online ticketing system (https://didattica.polito.it/segreteria/contatta/en/phd_scuolespecializzazione.html ).
New ZealandThe University of Waikato New ZealandNo Partner Agency

PhD Application Process

Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.


IELTS and GRE/GAT if university demands

Mr. Richard Witts,   
Regional Manager

richard.witts@waikato.ac.nz
South KoreaSungkyunkwan University, South KoreaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.

Applicants will directly apply for admission. They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
Young-Ran Park

imempark@skku.edu
South KoreaHanyang University, South KoreaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.
Applicants will directly apply for admission. They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
Mr. Sunjin Lee,                           

Office of International Affairs,             cwithtt@hanyang.ac.kr
TurkeyKOC University, Turkey No Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS and GRE/GAT if university demands
Ms. Melissa Abache

Global Engagement Manager
MABACHE@ku.edu.tr
TurkeySabanci University, Istanbul, TurkeyNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

IELTS and GRE/GAT if university demands
PINAR ALIÇ
ULUSLARARASI TANITIM SORUMLUSU
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING SPECIALIST
Pinar Alic
Email : pinar.alic@sabanciuniv.edu  
Melike Kahraman Ustun
Email @: melike.kahraman@sabanciuniv.edu
UKThe Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International TrustNo Partner Agency

Link for Admission

Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university and secure Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust Scholarship
Admission Schedule:

Ms. Sue Osterfield
Email: cambridge.trust@admin.cam.ac.uk
UKUniversity Edinburgh Scotland No Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,
Applicants will directly apply for admission , they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
IELTS score if university demands
Harish Lokhun
Regional Manager - Central and South Asia
Email: harish.lokhun@ed.ac.uk
for Admission Guideline:
https://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/postgraduate/international/region/asia/hec
UKRoyal Holloway , University of LondonNo Partner Agency

https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-funding/research-degrees/sources-of-funding/international-research-funding/  

Deadline to apply for Admission 1st July,2021
Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university,
Applicants will directly apply for admission , they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
IELTS score if university demands
https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-funding/research-degrees/sources-of-funding/international-research-funding

Name:                  Mrs Jasmy Machaiah (Scholarship Officer)
Email                     Jasmy.Machaiah@rhul.ac.uk
Tel:                         +44 (0)1784 414244
UKQueen Mary University of LondonNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter and Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) from the University

The candidates can take admission only in one of the following QMUL Schools; 
> School of Biological and Chemical Sciences         
> School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science         
> School of Engineering and Materials Science                
> School of Business and Management         
> School of Economics and Finance         
> School of Geography         
> School of Languages Linguistics and Film         
> School of School of Law (Law and/or Centre for Commercial Law Studies)
Applicants will directly apply for admission to QMUL. They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
IELTS score if university demands
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/funding_phd/hec_pakistan/index.html
Mr. Nabeel Vehra 
 n.vehra@qmul.ac.uk

Ms. Felicity Shelley
f.c.shelley@qmul.ac.uk