|Scholarships for University of Cambridge
Under this category, scholarships awarded every year for Direct PhD & MS/MPhil leading to PhD Program. The award of PhD scholarships jointly funded by HEC and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (CCT) for the University of Cambridge, UK. These scholarships are for all discipline however provincial and discipline quota is maintained.
To create a critical mass of highly qualified Engineer, Technologists, and Scientists Manpower in high-tech fields
To build up the capacity of Universities, Research & Development Organizations and Industries in Pakistan through addition of PhD’s in priority fields.
Considerable intellectual activity is expected to be generated through this scheme as groups of scientists, technologists and social scientist would be engaged in publishing their research work. It is expected that good number of papers/studies could be produced annually. The scheme would provide our system an impetus for an out-put and productivity. Major organizations & universities would be increasing their R&D by absorbing specialized trained manpower. A number of new R&D Projects having economic returns can thus be launched.
The current scheme would supplement HEC efforts for provision of adequate number of trained PhD manpower, to support technology upgrading, develop high standards of Science & Technology, Humanities and Business education/training in Pakistan and to meet the challenging needs of Pakistan’s economy
1. Pakistani nationals
2. Candidates must have minimum sixteen years of education.
3. Maximum two second divisions throughout the academic career
4. Maximum age on Friday May 15, 2015:
a: 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector Universities/Colleges and employees of
the public sector R & D organizations
b: 35 years for all others
5. Applicants need to have minimum cumulative 50% academic marks as per HEC Academic Evaluation Formula
(HEC-AEF). The HEC-AEF is available at HEC website
6. Applicants must have secured admission into a PhD program in the University of Cambridge for Fall 2015
session. However Master’s Admission in the University of Cambridge will only be accepted if that is required
for the PhD.
Note: The candidates who are already availing any other scholarship are not eligible to apply
The following documents are required to be submitted along with the prescribed application form:
Total 5 scholarships are available and all scholarships will be awarded on open merit.
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
Application form, complete in all respect should reach the undersigned latest by Friday May 15, 2015 through registered mail or courier service. By hand applications will not be entertained.