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Higher Education Commission Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program

Higher Education Commission Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program

The Pak-USAID Merit and Needs 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 is not restricted to tuition only, but extends to 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. The Phase-I of the program was initiated in 2004 at eleven (11) universities with scope of 1807 scholarships. It is the pride of the program that all the scholarships are awarded, 94 percent of the scholarship recipients had graduated in the semester they expected to graduate.

Higher Education Commission
Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program
Program’s Brief
Brief History:
The Pak-USAID Merit and Needs 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 is not restricted to
tuition only, but extends to 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.
The Phase-I of the program was initiated in 2004 at eleven (11) universities with scope of 1807
scholarships. It is the pride of the program that all the scholarships are awarded, 94 percent of the
scholarship recipients had graduated in the semester they expected to graduate.
Program Objectives:
 To enable the academically qualified, yet financially needy, Pakistani students to continue university
studies in selected private and public universities of Pakistan in the fields of Agriculture, Medical,
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
Eligibility Criteria for Scholarships:
1. The applicant must be a Pakistani/AJK National
2. Financial assistance & scholarships are available for study at undergraduate & graduate level in
the following disciplines at the selected 29 Pakistani universities and degree awarding institutions.
a. Agricultural & Veterinary Sciences
b. Business Administration
c. Social Sciences
d. Engineering & Tech.
e. Medical
Note:
I. Agricultural (incl. Veterinary Sciences and Bio Technology)
II. Social Sciences includes (Peace &Conflict Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics,
Linguistics, Law, Communication and Media studies, International Relations, and Psychology)
III. 50% Female Seats: Women’s participation in the education sector is very low. This activity will
ensure that at least 50% of the awarded scholarships go to women, especially those coming from
remote and vulnerable areas of Pakistan, who are financially needy, and meet admission criteria
of the selected 29 partner universities
University / Institute Province Status Discipline
1 University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Punjab Public
Agricultural &
Veterinary Sciences
2 KP Agricultural University, Peshawar KP Public
Agricultural &
Veterinary Sciences
3
Sindh Agriculture University,
Tandojam Sindh Public
Agricultural &
Veterinary Sciences
4 Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture
University, Rawalpindi Punjab Public
Agricultural &
Veterinary Sciences
5 Lasbela University of Agriculture,
Water & Marine Sciences, Uthal
Baluchistan Public
Agricultural &
Veterinary Sciences
6 Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Federal Public
Business
Administration and
Social Sciences
7 Sukkur Institute of Business
Administration, Sukkur Sindh Public Business
Administration
8 Institute of Business Administration,
Karachi Sindh Public Business
Administration
9 IM Sciences, Peshawar KP Public Business
Administration
10 Balochistan Univ. of IT, Engineering,
and Management Sciences, Quetta Baluchistan Public
Business
Administration &
Engineering
11 Lahore University of Management
Sciences, Lahore Punjab Private
Business
Administration and ,
Engineering & Tech
12 SZABIST
Sindh&
Federal Private
Business
Administration
13 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and
Applied Sciences, Islamabad Federal Public Engg. & Tech
University / Institute Province Status Discipline
14 Mehran University of Engineering &
Technology, Jamshoro Sindh Public Engg. & Tech
15 KP University of Engineering and
Technology, Peshawar
KP Public Engg. & Tech
16
COMSATS Institute of Information
Technology (CIIT) Federal Public Engg. & Tech
17
National University of Sciences and
Technology, Islamabad Federal Public Engg. & Tech
18
University of Engineering and
Technology, Lahore
Punjab Public Engg. & Tech
19 University of Health Sciences, Lahore Punjab Public Medical
20 Dow University of Health Sciences,
Karachi
Sindh Public Medical
21 Khyber Medical University, Peshawar KP Public Medical
22 Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s
University, Quetta
Baluchistan Public Social Sciences
23
Shaheed Benazir Women University
(ex Frontier Women University) ,
Peshawar
KP Public Social Sciences
24 Fatima Jinnah Women University,
Rawalpindi Punjab Public Social Sciences
25 University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir,
Muzaffarabad – Azad Kashmir
AJK Public Social Sciences
26 University of the Punjab, Lahore Punjab Public Social Sciences
27 University of Karachi, Karachi Sindh Public Social Sciences
28 Lahore College for Women University
, Lahore Punjab Public Social Sciences
29
Karakurum International University,
Gilgit
G.B Public Social Sciences
For more details of selected Universities/Institutions, please click the below link.
http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/HRD/Scholarships/LocalScholarships/USAIDFund
edMeritandNeedsBasedScholarshipProject/Pages/Partner_Universities-
Instituitions_Financial_Assistance_Offices_Contact_Details.aspx
3. Students need to compete for securing admission in the approved discipline at the participating
institution as per admission policy of the institution and be enrolled in Undergraduate (4 and 5 ) and
Graduate (2 Years and 3.5 years) programs
4. Only those students who are enrolled in first semester/professional year in the respective
courses offered by the participating institutions are eligible to apply
5. The eligibility of a candidate is linked to neediness of the candidate as determined & assessed by
the financial background of his/her family
SCHOLARSHIP COMPOSITION:
Comprehensive scholarship offered under this program provides funds for the following expenses:
 Tuition Fee
 Lodging
 Transportation
 Books
 Other Academics Costs
HOW TO APPLY:
Students applying for admission and financial assistance will fill out both the applications and submit the
form to the University Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office respectively.
For More Details about Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program, please click below link
http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/HRD/Scholarships/LocalScholarships/USAIDFundedMeritan
dNeedsBasedScholarshipProject/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Application form may be downloaded by clicking the below address.
http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/HRD/Scholarships/LocalScholarships/USAIDFund
edMeritandNeedsBasedScholarshipProject/Documents/Need%20Based%20Application.pdf

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