Pakistan: HEC awarded 6,626 scholarships in three years 106



Islamabad—The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has awarded a total number of 6,626 local and foreign scholarships during last three years.

Minister for Education Ahsan Iqbal has said that HEC awarded a total 3,049 foreign scholarships including 394 post doctoral fellowships and 2,655 MS, Ph.D and MS/ MPhil leading to Ph.D scholarships to Pakistani students.

Under the local scholarships programme as many as 3,300 Ph.D and MS/MPhil leading to Ph.D were awarded to the students, he said adding that 277 MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D scholarships were given under International Research Support Initiative Program.

He said in order to make the scholarship program more transparent, the Ministry will display the scholarship programmes and their result on its official web site.

Replying to a question regarding the total scholarships awarded to the students of Balochistan Province, Ahsan said the scholarships are awarded after following a proper procedure and criteria, adding there is no quota system in this regard.

However, he said if any student secures his admission in world’s five renowned universities, the HEC provides him financial support.—APP


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106 thoughts on “Pakistan: HEC awarded 6,626 scholarships in three years

  • Mumtaz Anwer

    Sir I have passed my GAT test and got 59 marks with 91.8 percentile. Does i have any chance for Foreign or internal scholarship for M.phill???

  • Usama Azam

    With due respect i waana to know about the any Undergraduate scholarship…
    Now i’m studying in Government College Abbottabad in 2nd year…
    I had passed my 1st year (Comp-Science) examination in 68.54% grades…
    I was also passed matriculation in 76.7% grades…
    My father is a Driver & he can’t afford my study expenditures…
    I have a part time job in a computer composing shop…
    I’m requested to u that please help me…
    Can i got the scholarship for further studies…
    Please inform me..
    If i have a chance to get it than please inform & after that i’ll send you my documents or you’ll guide me through the whole procedure…
    i’ll be waiting for you answer…

    ——— Usama Azam…

  • Junaid Asghar

    hi…
    em Junaid n doing BBA (HONS) frm International Islamic University Islamabad with 3.98 CGPA. i hv same problem as mentioned above by the students. i also want scholorship. i dnt thnk so the admin ov the website will reply any 1 ov us so plzzz my question is to u guyz. any1 ov u who hv details abt it plzzz tell me on hadi2888@gmail.com.
    regards…

  • Farjad

    Dear Sir,
    My M.Sc. Botany(Plant Sciences) degree will complete in july, 2012. Plz suggest scholarship for me. I shall be thankfull for your guidance.

  • ali

    sir i m almost done with my graduation in BSc chemical engineering from PUNJAB UNVIVERSITY. my GAT score is 70. can i get any scholarship?

  • AFTAB SOOMRO

    hi…. I completed my BBA hon,s but i want to do MBA due to financial problem i can not further continues my MBA,plz do some thing for me. plz hire any scholarship for meeeee…………
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    SUKKUR SINDH PAKISTAN
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