HEC announces overseas scholarships in higher education

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Staff Reporter

Higher Education Commission has announced the Overseas Scholarships 2022 for PhD in selected fields and MS/MPhil in Engineering Technology.

According to the sources, applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals for the award of PhD and MS/MPhil scholarships.

PhD scholarships are being offered in selected fields, whereas MS/MPhil scholarships are being offered in Engineering Technology, the sources told media.

Scholarships will be awarded for SpringFall (2022) session in HEC-identified top-ranked foreign universities of advanced countries.

According to the details, as per eligibility criteria the candidate must be a Pakistani/AJK national.

While, for PhD scholarships, candidates must have a minimum qualification of MS/MPhil/ME or equivalent(18 years) before the closing date.

For MS/MPhil scholarships in Engineering Technology, candidates must have a minimum of 16 years of education and should be registered with National Technology Council (NTC), Pakistan, the sources informed.

Maximum one 2nd Division throughout the academic career prior to the final degree, it was told by HEC.

Candidates must have a minimum CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0 in semester system or 18 Division (in the annual system) in MS/MPhil/ME/Equivalent degree.

Maximum age on the closing date should be 40 years for full-time regular faculty members of public sector universities/colleges and employees of the public sector R&D organisations registered with Pakistan Council for Science & Technology (PCST).