USAID Need Based Scholarship Program Pakistan by HEC Scholarship
Pakistan has no shortage of talented youth, but in several instances, lack of resources prevents them from realizing their potentials. This becomes more problematic when it comes to accessing higher education. The Government of Pakistan acknowledges these constraints and has tasked Higher Education Commission to facilitate the needy and deserving students through Need Based Scholarships. Scholarships have been announced for financially disadvantaged students of as many as 94 public sector universities and their campuses.
The scholarships aim to elevate the socio-economic status of the students by enabling their chances to get the modern education and career opportunities for their brighter future.
To provide opportunities to talented but financially deprived students and empower them to acquire a high quality education at a reputed Public Sector institutions /university.
USAID Need Based Scholarship Program Details
During the Phase-I of the program implemented in 11 top public and private universities of Pakistan and 1,807 scholarships were given in fields of Agriculture and Business only.
In 2013, USAID launched the second phase of the program. Under Phase-II, 3000 scholarships are added whereas 50 percent of the scholarships are reserved for the female students. New disciplines such as Engineering and Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Social Sciences have also been included under the gamut of the program.
Be eligible to secure admission as per university requirements in a respective degree program covered under this scholarship scheme.
Secure a new admission in an offered degree program at a participating University/ Institution.
The candidate must demonstrate financial need as per criteria.
The HEC Needs Based Scholarship program covers funds for the following expenses:
Boarding & Lodging
Other Academic Costs
The scholarship covers the full tuition fee for the duration of the entire course (i.e. 2 years graduate and 4 years undergraduate program). The scholarship also provides living expenses, cost of transportation, books and any other relevant requirements of the student.
How to Apply
USAID Scholarship Online Apply on http://eportal.hec.gov.pk
Application forms are also available at the respective University’s Financial Aid Office.
Completed USAID Scholarship Application Forms along with the necessary documents will be submitted to the same Financial aid Office, HEC will NOT accept any USAID Scholarship Application Forms form directly.
Here is User Manual Guide on How You Can apply for the USAID Need Based Scholarship Program
List of Participating Universities
You will get the USAID Need Based Scholarship Program Only in these Institutions which are given below. Students who are enrolled in these Universities they can apply for the USAID Need Based Scholarship Program.