HEC Scholarships
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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced scholarship opportunities for doctorate of philosophy (PhD) studies under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project.

HEC has invited applications from across Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir who intend to obtain a PhD in; arts and humanities, design and media, social sciences, engineering, basic sciences, medical and allied health sciences, agriculture, veterinary science, computer sciences, emerging technologies, water resources, and energy.

Furthermore, sources have shared that these scholarships will also cover the living stipend, settlement allowance, health insurance, and the student’s airfare.

“This is a zero-tuition model, hence, applicants need to secure admission along with tuition waiver from the ranked US universities, land grant universities or university systems mentioned on the HEC website,” they added.

Applicants will be selected by the host university after they have met the respective admission requirements. Once those requirements are met, applicants shall be offered HEC scholarships under the ‘US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor’ Project in line with the HEC policy.

Scholarship Application Last Date

The last date for applying for the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD scholarship is February 20.

Applicants, under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor, have the opportunity to be hosted by top-ranking US universities. The project will award 10,000 scholarships until 2024. So far, 90 students have been awarded these scholarships.

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