Friday , September 30 2022

Higher Education Commission (HEC) Ph.D. Scholarships for US Universities

Higher Education Commission Pakistan Scholarships for PhD Programme in USA under ‘US – Pakistan Knowledge Corridor’ For Fall 2022 & Spring/Summer 2023.
The US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor, a project of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan invites applications for scholarships in PhD Programme in designated US Universities.

Higher Education Commission (HEC) Ph.D. Scholarships for US Universities

The scholarship is only for PhD Programme and does not include MS Leading to PhD. Applications for scholarships shall be submitted online via the HEC scholarship portal, not later than February 28, 2022.

Higher Education Commission Pakistan

How to Apply:

Application must be submitted online on the HEC portal: until January 10, 2021, and the Closing date for the scholarship application is January 10, 2021.
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Higher Education Commission (HEC) Ph.D. Scholarships for US Universities
Eligibility Criteria
a. Pakistani/AJKnationals.
b. Minimum four-year Bachelors degree (BS/BSc/BE (16 years of formal education)}.
c. Maximum one T Division and no 3“ Division in an entire academic career.
d. Maximum age on the closing date shall not exceed:
I. 40 years in case of regular faculty members of Public Sector Universities/Government Colleges and
Researchers of approved registered R&D Organizations (Born after January 10, 1981).
II. 35 years in all other cases on the closing date of the application (Born after January 10, 1986).
Merit Determination Formula:
e. GRE Scores-60% (Preference will be given to the higher scores)
f. Those having GRE waived by the host university will be required to appear in the HAT test and get a 60% score in addition to meeting the eligibility criteria of the host university.
g. HEC AEF Formula 30%.
h. Must not be availing any other Scholarship.


Muhammad Hassan Rind
Project Manager
US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor