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January 27, 2020

HEC announces PhD scholarships

Islamabad

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January 27, 2020

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced scholarships opportunities of Fall-2020 for PhD studies in top-ranked US Universities under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project.

The HEC has invited applications from Pakistani, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) nationals intending to pursue PhD in the following priority but not limited to, fields: 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.

According to sources, the scholarships will cover living stipend, health insurance, settlement allowance and airfare. “This is zero tuition Model. Hence, the 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,” the sources added.

The last date for applying in the admission is February 20.They said that under the project as many as 10,000 scholars will be sent to the US Ranked Universities till 2024 with the effort of the Government of Pakistan to train its faculty resources in identified subject areas.