Applications are open for USAID merit and need-based Scholarship for Pakistan female students to pursue graduate program studies (MS, MPhil and MBA).
The Higher Education Commission partnered with the United States Agency of International Development to offer a scholarship program for the women of Pakistan. Postgraduate female students can avail this opportunity. In 2013, USAID initiated the second phase with 3000 scholarships. This year 30 public and private sector partner universities are awarding funding under the USAID merit and need-based scholarship scheme. Now new disciplines including engineering and technology, social science, nursing and medicine are included.
The USAID merit and needs-based scholarship aim to help brilliant students pursue their dream of studying without financial pressures. HEC and USAID are offering 5300 scholarships this year. Interested candidates are to apply via the HEC website. Remember to submit your required documents along with the application form. Students will be finalised based on merit. BA/BSc and other two years degree programs are excluded from this scholarship program. HEC has the authority to cancel the scholarship of any student in case of false data submission.