HEC PhD Study Scholarship 2020 US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor

Higher education of Pakistan providing scholarship opportunities for master or M.Phil passed Pakistani and AJK students to study PhD in United States of America USA.

HEC Scholarship for PhD in USA
HEC Scholarship for PhD in USA

It’s a wonderful opportunity for those students who want to do PhD from foreign universities. It’s a best opportunity for Pakistani scholars to pursue PhD studies in top US Universities.

The Program US-Pakistan knowledge corridor established in June 2020 as a result to provide education in the field of science and technology and in medical field for Pakistani students, the government of Pakistan envisions enhancing enrollment in higher education upto to 5+ million by 2025 and outreach of HEIs at district level. For the purpose of providing top level education for Pakistani students and the number of students 10,000/-.

The 10,000/- Pakistani students will be get scholarships in the field of doctoral studies in top level universities of United States of America

Currently HEC is focusing on sending 1500/- PhD scholars to the leading US universities from Fall session 2020.

Eligibility criteria:

Pakistani AJK nationals

Have completed MS or Mphil or equivalent degree 18 years of education from hec recognized university.

Have acquire GRE and ToEFL scores that is required for admission in US universities

Candidates have already secured admission or enrolled in PhD program in top 200 universities in the above field may also apply for scholarship.

Have an active commitment to serve the universities / R&D organizations in Pakistan after completion of study.

HEC is invites scholarship applications from eligible Pakistani and AJK nationals to pursue doctoral studies in the following fields.

  1. Arts
  2. Design and media
  3. Engineering and technology
  4. Physical science
  5. Social sciences
  6. Medical and allied health sciences
  7. Agricultural
  8. Veterinary and food security
  9. Business science
  10. Micro-electronics
  11. Computers
  12. Telecommunications
  13. Material science
  14. Human made materials
  15. Robotics
  16. Bio-technology
  17. Nano science and technology
  18. Water and energy

The female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 Last date of submission of scholarship application form:

Send your scholarship applications to

Project manager

US-Pakistan knowledge corridor

Higher education commission

Sector H-9 Islamabad Phone number: 051-90400145

Email address: [email protected]


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