Overseas Scholarships 2021 have been announced by the Higher Education Commission for Ph.D. and MS/M.Phil Scholarships for Pakistani students.
According to the report, now HEC is accepting the applications for the spring/fall sessions Scholarships 2021 through their portal for the admissions in the best ranked global universities of particular countries.
The HEC overseas scholarships 2021 are offered in certain fields but the MS/M. Phil scholarships are just offered in the Engineering Technology. For the Spring-2021/Fall-2021 session, scholarships will be given in the HEC-identified top-ranked foreign universities of advanced countries.
By October 12th, 2020 the applications can be submitted. The candidates that are interested in applying can submit the online applications at the HEC website. For acquiring HEC Overseas Scholarship students also need to appear in the HEC Aptitude test.
The eligibility criteria for HEC overseas scholarship is to be either a Pakistani/AJK national, to have a minimum qualification of MS/MPhil/ME or equivalent (18 years) before the closing date, have a registration with the National Technology Council (NTC), Pakistan, have maximum one-second division throughout the academic career, and have a minimum CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0. The maximum age for full-time regular Faculty Members of Public Sector Universities/Colleges on the closing date is to be 40 years while for all others it is 35 years.
People applying must have a minimum of 70% marks in a valid HEC Aptitude Test (HAT) and they must not be availing any other scholarship.