Overseas Scholarships (90%Category):
Scholarships are awarded every year for Direct PhD & MS/MPhil leading to PhD Program under this category. 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 Memorandum of Understandings. The process takes almost 10-12 months from scholarship announcement to award of scholarship. These scholarships are for all disciplines however provincial and discipline quota is maintained keeping in view the national needs.
Under this category, out of the total 2000 scholarships, 1800 scholarship (90%) are to be awarded in total and thus 450 scholarships were to be awarded every year for Master/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. So for three batches has been advertised under the said category
Candidates must have minimum Eighteen years of education (i.e. MS / ME/ MPhil)
Maximum two second divisions throughout the academic career
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 will have to obtain 50 or above marks in the HEC aptitude/scholarship test.
The candidates who are already availing any other scholarship are not eligible to apply
The candidate must have acquired the requisite qualification on or before
How to apply:
The following documents are required to be submitted along with the printed copy of online application form:
Attested photocopies of all educational testimonials. Equivalence of the foreign qualification/s from IBCC/ HEC will be provided with the application form.
Attested photocopy of domicile and CNIC
Statement of Purpose (One Page)
Research Proposal based on indigenous issues.
NOC from the employer for in-service candidates (only for Government employees).
Original online Deposit slip of Rs. 200/- (non-refundable) in favour of the Director General Finance, Higher Education Commission, H-9, Islamabad on account number 0112-00500119-01, HBL Aabpara Branch Islamabad as processing fee (Bank Draft is not acceptable)