Apply For 2017/2018 USAID Full Scholarship For Pakistans Only


Apply For 2017/2018 USAID Full Scholarship For Pakistans Only

Apply For 2017/2018 USAID Full Scholarship For Pakistans Only
Apply For 2017/2018 USAID Full Scholarship For Pakistans Only
Scholarship Overview
The Higher Education Commission in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) offers scholarships for financially disadvantaged students to study agriculture and business administration programs since 2004. The program is consistent with the HEC’s goals to support financially deserving students, widen access to quality education, and encourage academic interest in fields that are vital to Pakistan’s economic development.

Eligibility And Criteria 

1.  The applicant must be a Pakistani/AJK National
2.   Financial assistance & scholarships are available for study at undergraduate & graduate level in the prescribed disciplines at the selected 31 Pakistani universities and degree awarding institutions
3.  Students need to compete for securing admission in the approved discipline at the participating institution as per admission policy of the institution and be enrolled in Undergraduate (4 and 5) and Graduate (2 Years and 3.5 years) programs
4.  Only those students who are enrolled in first semester/professional year in the respective courses offered by the participating institutions are eligible to apply
5.  The eligibility of a candidate is linked to neediness of the candidate as determined by the financial background of his/her family.

The Needs Based Scholarship program covers funds for the following expenses:
  • Tuition Fee
  • Stipend
    • ​​Lodging
    • Transportation
    • Books
    • Incidentals 
How To apply 

​​​​Interested applicants can receive the Scholarship Application Form from the Financial Aid Office (FAO) at the participating University/Institution. The form can also be downloaded Here​

The Scholarship Form will be submitted along with supporting documents to the same Financial Aid office (at university only) after completion. (HEC will not accept any application form directly)

Students need to secure admission to any one of the approved disciplines at the participating Universities/Institutions as per their admission criteria.

Please note that this scholarship program also considers partial scholarship for students already enrolled at the selected university/DAI.
Please note that under this scholarships scheme, the funds are not transferred directly to students by HEC. The payment is made to the students through participating universities/institutions.
Procedure For Award Of The Scholarship To Successful Candidates

  • ​​​​The applications of all potential candidates are reviewed by the Institutional Scholarship Award Committee (ISAC). The committee is headed by the Vice Chancellor of the participating institution, along with members from the institution as well as external members. This is done to ensure impartiality and transparency.
  • The ISAC recommends potential candidates to the HEC Scholarship Management Committee (SMC). The committee includes top Executives of HEC, representatives from the participating institutions, and eminent scholars. The SMC undertakes a thorough review before approving eligible cases.
  • After finalization of awardees’ list, the participating institutions will forward the funds to the selected students.
  • Click here For More details….
  • List Of Participating Institutions

  • University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • Agricultural University Peshawar
  • PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi,
  • Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Uthal Balochistan (only Agriculture)
  • Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  • Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
  • Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences

  • Click Here to  see more participating institutions….
  • Click here to download supporting documents for application
  • Click here to see  FAQ


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