HEC & USAID are collectively operating USAID Merit & Needs Based Scholarship program MNBSP for various Universities stuents.This Program pay their Tuition fee and also gives monthly stipend. The official advertisement has been published in Jang Newspaper on 29 October, 2017.
Eligible Departments for USAid Scholarships Program:-
- Business Education
- Medical Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Engineering & Technology
- Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences
I. Agricultural (incl. Veterinary Sciences and Bio Technology)
II. Social Sciences includes (Peace &Conflict Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, Linguistics, Law, Communication and Media studies, International Relations, and Psychology)
III. 50% Female Seats: Women’s participation in the education sector is very low. This activity will ensure that at least 50% of the awarded scholarships go to women, especially those coming from remote and vulnerable areas of Pakistan, who are financially needy, and meet admission criteria of the selected 31 partner universities
3. Students need to compete for securing admission in the approved discipline at the participating institution as per admission policy of the institution and be enrolled in Undergraduate (4 and 5 ) and Graduate (2 Years and 3.5 years) programs
4. Only those students who are enrolled in first semester/ professional year in the respective courses offered by the participating institutions are eligible to apply
5. The eligibility of a candidate is linked to neediness of the candidate as determined & assessed by the financial background of his/her family.