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HEC announces scholarships for Afghan refugees

By APP
January 29, 2024

Islamabad: Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has invited applications for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fully funded Master’s scholarships for the academic year 2024 from the female Afghan refugees to pursue two years Master’s study in HEC recognized universities in Pakistan.

The scholarships will allow the successful applicants to study in HEC-recognised universities in Pakistan for the academic year 2024. — AFP/File
The scholarships will allow the successful applicants to study in HEC-recognised universities in Pakistan for the academic year 2024. — AFP/File

According to the HEC, this scholarship programme is open for all disciplines and is funded by the DAAD, with funds from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany. The award of scholarships will be subject to the provision of funds.

About the eligibility criteria, the HEC said that female Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan, with valid Proof of Registration (POR) Card from Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON). The candidates must have completed an HEC recognized undergraduate degree (16 years of education) with at-least 2.5 CGPA.