The specific objective of the 5000 Indigenous Scholarship Scheme is to create a critical mass of highly qualified human resources in all fields of studies taught at the advanced level in local universities. These locally qualified academics and researchers will improve the R&D potential of public as well as private universities and it will also strengthen the local industrial sector.
Deadline: 31 Aug 2013
Basic Eligibility Criteria:
a) Pakistani/AJK National.
b) Candidate must have minimum 16 years of education with no 3rd division or Grade D in degree/ certificate of entire academic career.
c) Maximum age at the closing date of application i.e. August 31st, 2013.
i. 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector university/DAIs and employees of the public sector/R & D organizations.
ii. 35 years for all others.
d) The candidates who are already availing any other HEC scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.
e) Candidates who have valid GAT-General tests conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) and obtained minimum 50 (Accumulative Score) to become eligible to apply for scholarships.
How to Apply?
Applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of scholarship for PhD studies in Pakistani HEC recognized Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes. The scholarship is offered for the academic year 2013-14 in all areas of Studies/Discipline under the project title Indigenous PhD fellowship for 5000 scholars- Phase-II
Candidates should fill ONLINE APPLICATION form available at HEC website (http://scholarships.hec.gov.pk) and POST the printed form along with following documents at the address given below positively by the deadline.