Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) for Undergraduate
Overview of the Scheme
Talent Farming Scheme for Undergraduate Program - HEC is a scholarship program
for the scholars who will complete their Higher Secondary School education
under Science Talent Farming Scheme (Phase-I) executed by Pakistan Science
program shall support four year bachelor level studies at top ranking Pakistani
Universities along with additional interventions to groom and capacity building
of young students in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The main theme of the
scheme is that the scholars who have aptitude towards science and are
outstanding in their studies could be productive scientists for future by
developing their critical thinking skills.
· A three to four months/Semester long non credit hour language
course shall be arranged in the selected universities during the first year of
studies for the scholars under the scheme to enhance their spoken and
expression skills of English Language.
· Every scholar shall appear in the IELTS/TOEFL examination
conducted by relevant organizations periodically within six months' time period
after the completion of English language course to measure his/her language
· A special summer semester shall be arranged for the scholars at
participating universities to attend the lectures and to carryout research
activities during the second year of study. Scholars shall be encouraged to
design the proposal for the final year project.
· One hundred outstanding scholars shall be sent abroad each year
in the third year of their study to attend a semester at a high ranking foreign
university of technologically advanced country in their respective field of
· Research Project shall be mandatory for all Scholars in their
final year of BS studies under the Science Talent Farming Scheme. The scholars
are expected to start designing the research project in the second year of
studies. The universities shall be asked to provide the lab facilities and
supervision during the summer vacations.
HEC has the right to amend and revise the interventions at any stage and all
terms and conditions shall be applicable to the selected scholars.