All Subjects, Arts and Humanities, Media Studies, Veterinary Sciences, Engineering, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Water Resource Engineering, Energy Studies
Under the project PhD oppurtunities are available for pakistani students to pursue PhD studies in ranked universities of USA. Pakistani citizens/nationals with strong academic histories, committed to returning and serving Pakistan are welcome to apply.
US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project Fall 2020 is available to undertake PhD level programs at USA Universities.
Applicants are especially encouraged in the following fields, Arts and Humanities, Design & Media, Social Sciences, Engineering, Basic Sciences, Medical & Allied Health Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Computer Science, Emerging Technologies, Water Resources, and Energy.
pakistani students are eligible only.
The grant will be offered for maximum period of 4/5 years.
The scholarship covers living expenses and return airfare; however, it does not cover Tuition Fee. Candidates need to secure admission with complete Tuition Fee waiver, from a university among the selected 235 US Universities or from a university falling under any of the 23 university systems – mentioned on 'US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor' segment of HEC website.
Higher Education Commission (HEC) has negotiated tuition fee waivers for Pakistani students, with different ranked US Universities. HEC shall refer potential candidates – who meet the basic eligibility criteria for award of HEC scholarship – to partnering US Universities, for consideration of admission and tuition fee waiver. Candidates selected by the host US University after satisfying respective admission criteria shall be offered HEC scholarship under 'US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor' project.
To be eligible, you must:
Candidates having an MS/M.Phil. Degree (18 years of education) from HEC recognized universities
Candidates with 4-years Bachelor Degree (16 years of education), eligible for direct admission in Ph.D. programs at US Universities
Age limit: maximum 40 years for regular faculty & researchers of public sector universities/R&D organizations, and 35 years for all others
Has acquired valid & acceptable GRE & TOEFL scores required for admission in US Universities
Scholars who have already secured admission or those enrolled in PhD program in top 235 US Universities & 23 University Systems may also apply for scholarship
Has an active commitment to serve universities/R&D organizations in Pakistan after the completion of studies.
Academic merit based on HEC-AEF calculator will be applicable
Have maximum of 2 Second Divisions throughout the academic career