US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project Fall 2020

  • Fully Funded
  • USA Universities
  • PhD
  • All Subjects, Arts and Humanities, Media Studies, Veterinary, Engineering, Health Sciences +3 More, Agricultural Sciences, Water Resource Engineering, Energy Studies
  • USA, Pakistan
  • 02/20/2020
Expired in
02/20/2020

Scholarship Description:

US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project Fall 2020 is open for pakistani students.. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects, Arts and Humanities, Media Studies, Veterinary, Engineering, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Water Resource Engineering, Energy Studies taught at USA Universities . The deadline of the scholarship is expired at 20 Feb 2020.

Degree Level:

US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project Fall 2020 is available to undertake PhD level programs at USA Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Media Studies
  • Veterinary
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Energy Studies

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.

Eligible Nationalities:

pakistani students are eligible only.

Scholarship Benefits:

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Pakistani/AJK nationals
  • 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 criteria:

  • Academic merit based on HEC-AEF calculator will be applicable
  • Have maximum of 2 Second Divisions throughout the academic career
  • Have no 3rd Division or grade D in his/her career
  • Not less than 50% marks in academic career.

Application Procedure:

The Scholars can apply online through the link: http://eportal.hec.gov.pk/US-pakcorridor

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