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US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017

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Details about US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017

US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 is offered for PhD degree in the field of Courses offered by the university chosen. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 10 Mar 2017. This scholarship is provided by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, . . This scholarship is open for: Open to students of Pakistan .

  • Deadline: 10 Mar 2017
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, .

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is providing 1500 US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Ph.D. Scholarships, 2017 for scholars of Pakistan to pursue Ph.D. in US universities.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates applying for US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Ph.D. Scholarships, 2017  must be citizens/nationals/AJK nationals of Pakistan.
  • Candidates applying for positions of regular faculty members and researchers of public sector universities/R&D organizations, subject to NOC issuance must be not more than 40 years while for all other, the maximum age is 35 years at the time of applying. 
  • Applicants must have received either MS, M Phil or equivalent degree from one of the accredited universities or institutions in Pakistan and should be approved by Higher Education Commission,
  • Recipients of other HEC  scholarships or applicants who wish to avail other HEC scholarships are eligible to apply subject to approval by Steering Committee, US-Pak Knowledge Corridor, HEC. 
  • After the completion of their studies at the US, candidates must be committed to serving R&D institutions/universities in Pakistan.
  • Scholarship holders are required to sign a bond accepting to return back and work in Pakistan for at least five years after their study in the US.
  • Applicants who have already received admission or enrolled in the PhD program in top 200 US universities can also apply for US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Ph.D. Scholarships, 2017.
  • applicants who have obtained tuition fee waivers from ranked US universities are given more preference.
  • A valid GRE/GMAT/GRE Subject & TOEFL scores required for admission must be achieved by the candidates.
  • Candidates must not have secured 3rd Division or grade D or less than 50% marks during their academic career.
  • Applicants possessing academic merit based on HEC-AEF calculator will also be considered.
  • Candidates are expected to possess maximum 2 Second Divisions throughout their academic career.

Documents required:

  • 3 three letters of reference
  • Academic transcripts
  • Score reports of standardized test (GRE, TOEFL)
  • Optional tests, depending on the academic subject (GRE SUBJECT TESTS, GMAT)

 

 

Updated on: 14 Feb, 2017

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More about Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (reporting name:HEC), is an independent, autonomous, and constitutionally established institution of primary funding, overseeing, regulating, and accrediting the higher education efforts in Pakistan. Preceded by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 2002 by a constitutional amendment, the universities were formerly accredited by the UGC established in 1947; the institution was revised 1974 and came its modern form in 2002 with additional executive reforms granted by the constitution. Under a new and revised reforms, the HEC is made responsible for formulating higher education policy and quality assurance to meet the international standards as well as providing accrediting academic degrees, development of new institutions, and uplift of existing institutions in Pakistan. The HEC also facilitated the development of higher educational system in the country with main purpose of upgrading the universities and colleges in the country to be focal point of the high learning of education, research, and development. Over the several years, the HEC plays an important and leading role towards building a knowledge based economy in Pakistan by giving out hundreds of doctoral scholarships for education abroad every year.

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  1. Can I get an education loan to study abroad at Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan

    Yes, you can secure an education loan to study abroad at Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. Education loans are of two types- Collateral and non collateral. Collateral includes either: Immovable property – a house or a flat or land (or) liquid security – an FD, or LIC or shares or bonds. Agricultural lands are not accepted by any bank for education loan.

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  2. When is the deadline of US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017?

    The deadline of US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 is 10 Mar 2017

  3. For which degree is US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 offered for?

    US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 is offered to PhD degree

  4. For which field is US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 offered for?

    US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 is offered for Courses offered by the university chosen

  5. Who can apply for US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017?

    US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 is open for: Open to students of Pakistan

  6. Who is offering US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017?

    US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 is offered by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan

  7. What is the funding covered in US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017?

    US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarships, 2017 Covers Partial Funding, .

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