ISLAMABAD Under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has offered scholarship opportunities of fall-2020 for PhD studies in top-ranked US universities.
The HEC has invited applications from Pakistani nationals desiring to pursue PhD in the fields: Arts and Humanities, Design and Media, Social Sciences, Engineering, Basic Sciences, Medical and Allied Health Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Computer Sciences, Emerging Technologies, Water Resources, and Energy.
The scholarships will cover living stipend, health insurance, settlement allowance, and airfare.
The HEC officials explained that the opportunities are a zero tuition model. Hence, the applicants need to safe admission along with tuition waiver from the US universities, land grant universities or university systems mentioned.
They said the applicants selected by the host university, after satisfying respective admission requirements criteria, shall be offered HEC scholarships under US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Project in line with the HEC policy.
The officials said that under the project a total of 10,000 scholars will be sent to the US top-ranked universities till 2024 with the effort of the Government of Pakistan to train its faculty resources in identified subject areas.