US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarship Program 2017
US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarship Program 2017

PhD Scholarships 

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 10th March (Annual)

US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor PhD Scholarship Program 2017

United States and Pakistan established an Education, Science and Technology Working Group (ESTWG) under the Bilateral Strategic Dialogue. Under this ESTWG discussed the proposal to establish US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor for PhD Pakistani scholars get studies in the top 200 US universities. These scholarships are offered ​​for Pakistani citizens/nationals who have strong academic histories and also committed to returning and serving Pakistan after their PhD studies.

Fields of Study / Subjects

HEC invites applications from the Pakistan/AJK nationals to pursue PhD studies in the following fields:

  • Arts
  • Design & Media
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical & Allied Health Sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Veterinary & Food Security
  • Business Sciences
  • Micro Electronics
  • Computers
  • Telecommunications
  • Material Sciences
  • Human-Made Materials
  • Robotics
  • Biotechnology
  • Non-Sciences & Technology
  • Water & Energy

Duration of Scholarships

  • 3 years for doctoral/PhD studies

Scholarships Description / Details

This scholarship cover the following:

  • Monthly living allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Initial settlement allowance
  • Return airfare
  • Not cover the tuition fee

 Eligibility Criteria

  • Pakistani citizen/national/AJK nationals
  • Complete MS, M Phil or equivalent degree from a recognized university/institution by Higher Education Commission with maximum 2 Second Divisions throughout the academic career
  • Have a maximum age of 40 years for regular faculty members and researchers of public sector universities/R&D organizations, subject to NOC issuance and  for all others maximum age of 35 years at the time of application
  • Have required valid GRE and TOEFL scores
  • Have an commitment to serve the universities/R&D organizations in Pakistan after the studies

How to Apply / Download Scholarships Form / Documents Required

Contact us:

  • Project Management Unit
  • Email: pmu@hec.gov.pk ​

Official Website: Just go the given official link to find more details

http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/US-Pakcorridor/Pages/default.aspx