Higher Education Commission in partnership with Oil & Gas Development Company limited (OGDCL) offers scholarships for destitute students to study undergraduate and graduate courses in Engineering, Business administration, Law, Archaeology, Defense and Strategic studies, Gender studies, History, Sociology, Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Electronics, Physics, Math, IT, and Pak Studies. The program is consistent with the HEC’s goals to support financially deserving students, widen access to quality education, and encourage academic interest in fields that are vital to Pakistan’s Economic Development. The program has specially been designed to benefit the students belonging from OGDCL’s operational/concessional districts List of Partner Universities/institutionsBRIEF HISTORY:
The OGDCL-HEC Need-Based Scholarship Program is focused on providing opportunities for access to higher education, especially to destitute candidates belonging to underprivileged background from operational & concessional areas of OGDCL who, despite possessing academic merit, are unable to finance their education. The scholarship covers tuition fee, lodging and boarding.
The OGDCL management has approved the program at a total cost of Rs.141 million in its meeting held on 21st December 2016. The Project is funded by Oil and Gas Development Company limited as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.
In first year of the program, total number of students as beneficiaries are 130.
To enable the academically qualified and financially needy students of operational & concessional areas of OGDCL to pursue higher education at selected public sectors universities of Pakistan in the fields of Engineering, Business administration, Law, Archaeology, Defense and Strategic studies, Gender studies, History, Sociology, Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Electronics, Physics, Math, IT, and Pak Studies. Offered discipline among proposed disciplines may vary in each semester as per OGDCL management decision.
OGDCL will provide educational support to the students of IIUI under the HEC educational supervision to enable them to caver the tuition fee and hostel dues costs for a complete under graduate degree in various disciplines.
OGDCL may introduce second batch with the lesser/equal/increase numbers of scholarships in various discipline subject to OGDCL CSR Council's approval, availability of funds and OGDCL CSR Policy.Read More
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.
With the launching of the scheme, research culture in public/private sector Universities has been developed in accordance with International norms/standards. This project is focused at diversified disciplines belonging to all fields of Science & Technology as well as Social Sciences, Humanities and Life Sciences. To enhance the research facilities in these fields the Higher Education Commission has funded many Departments/Universities to establish research labs. This has brought tremendous change in research culture of the Pakistani Universities.
HEC has kept great emphasis on indigenous scholarship schemes because locally trained researchers work on local problems of great national significance. Their research, therefore, is expected to have direct relevance to the growth and socio-economic development of Pakistan.
In addition, this scheme also provides funds to the Universities for upgrading their research facilities particularly small laboratory equipment, chemicals, IT equipment etc. which not only facilitates research of the HEC scholar but also serves as an asset for the department to establish up to date research laboratories.Read More
Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Announces the 4 Years Bachelor degree scholarship program for the students of Gwadar, Balochistan at top universities of Punjab; enabling them to get better job opportunities through China Pakistan Economic Corridor.Read More
Higher Education Commission of Pakistan announces a One Year Chinese Language learning scholarship program for the students of Gwadar, at reputed Chinese language learning Institutes; Chinese language course will help them to get better job opportunities through China Pakistan Economic Corridor.Read More
The program was started back in 2013 with the help of German Government to extend helping hand to the destitute students of selected Pakistani Universities. The Preference was given to the students from FATA/ Baluchistan with an especial emphases to select more female students. Phase-I is completed and plans are underway for phase-II which will be announced once approved.Read More
Aspire to study at LUMS? This is the chance for you to apply for an NOP Scholarship! The LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) was launched in 2001, with the motive to provide the talented yet financially challenged youth of Pakistan a chance to study at LUMS on full financial aid. If you have received at least 80% marks in Matric or the equivalent in O Levels and cannot financially afford higher education, then the LUMS National Outreach Programme is meant for you. Those who qualify for NOP criteria, having achieved the best academic scores and the greatest financial need, are given full financial assistance at LUMS. To date LUMS has inducted approximately 800 NOP students, around 370 have graduated and are out in the world pursuing their dreams and helping their families and communities.Read More
"IBA-CDP Sindh Talent Hunt Program (STHP) is a fully funded program that is jointly financed by Community Development Program, Planning and Development Board, Government of Sindh & IBA Karachi. These institutions jointly endeavor to select, groom, and prepare talented students from the less privileged areas of Sindh for a comprehensive IBA admission process. The main aim of this program is to enable the most qualified of these students to gain admission into the BBA/BS Programs. This two-month orientation program will be based on merit-cum-need consideration. It will enhance students' knowledge of English Grammar & Composition, Mathematics and Presentation and Communication Skills and emphasize personal development & grooming". STHP provides comprehensive training for selection into BBA/BS Programs at IBA and award financial support to enable qualified students to complete their degrees. Degree obtained from IBA opens the doors to managerial positions in the leading business houses and multinational companies, education at IBA can become a powerful income equalizing force and upward mobility force.Read More
State Bank of Pakistan Banking Services Corporation offers financial assistance by way of Merit Scholarship to the talented and meritorious children of its serving/retired/deceased employees (OG-2 and Below) to pursue their studies at Intermediate, Graduate and Post Graduate levels. Merit Scholarships for the 2016-2017 are now open and Applications on the prescribed Form are invited from the Employees (serving/retired) and spouse/children of deceased employees of SBP BSC(Bank) for grant of "Merit Scholarships" to their children.Read More
The Higher Education Commission in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) offers scholarships for financially disadvantaged students to study agriculture and business administration programs since 2004. The program is consistent with the HEC’s goals to support financially deserving students, widen access to quality education, and encourage academic interest in fields that are vital to Pakistan’s economic development.BRIEF HISTORY:
The Pak-USAID Merit and Need-Based Scholarship Program Phase-II is focused on providing opportunities for access to higher education, especially to under-privileged candidates who, despite possessing academic merit, are unable to finance their education. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation and living expenses.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the program at a total cost of Rs. 2,954.808 million in its meeting held on 6th September 2013. The Project is funded by Government of United States of America as Grant in Aid.
Phase-I of the program was initiated in 2004 at eleven (11) universities with 1807 scholarships. Of all recipients, 94% graduated on time.OBJECTIVES:
To enable the academically qualified and financially needy Pakistani students to pursue higher education at select private and public universities of Pakistan in the fields of agriculture, medicine, business, social science, and engineering.
To enhance the institutional capacity of the Higher Education Commission of the Government of Pakistan and local public and private sector universities in designing and implementing MNBSP Phase II.Read More