Overseas Scholarship Scheme for PhD in selected fields (Phase-II) ,10% Batch-VIII (Fall 2012 / Spring 2013)

Applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of scholarships for MPhil/MS leading to PhD or PhD. The scholarships will be awarded for fall 2012 and spring 2013 session in HEC identified discipline wise world top ranked Universities of the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Japan, Singapore etc.

Deadline: 15 June 2012



Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Candidates must have a minimum qualification of MSc., MA, BE, MBBS, BDS or equivalent (a total of 16 years education)
  2. Maximum two second divisions throughout the academic career
  3. Maximum age on Friday June 15, 2012:
    1. 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector Universities/Colleges and employees of the public sector R & D organizations
    2. 35 years for all others
  4. Applicants must have secured admission into a PhD program in the specified disciplines in the HEC identified discipline wise world top ranked Universities. However Master’s Admission in the HEC identified discipline wise world top ranked Universities will only be accepted if it is required for the PhD. The list of these universities & disciplines is available at HEC website (www.hec.gov.pk/ossphase2batch8)
  5. Applicants who are applying for Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Veterinary Sciences and Social Sciences need to have minimum cumulative 50% academic marks as per HEC Academic Evaluation Formula (HEC-AEF).The HEC-AEF is available at HEC website
  6. Applicants who are applying for Engineering & Technology must submit GRE score. GRE score should be sent  directly through ETS to HEC using the institution code GI 9054
  7. Application processing fee of Rs 200/- in favor of Director General Finance, Higher Education Commission, H-9, Islamabad on account number 0112-00500119-01, HBL Aabpara Branch Islamabad will be deposited. Original deposit receipt will be attached with the application
  8. The students already registered/enrolled for programs leading to PhD or PhD in  HEC identified institutions abroad may also apply
  9. The candidates who are already availing any other scholarship offer are NOT eligible to apply


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