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Terms and Conditions

HEC approved rates of Stipend for different Countries/Universities for scholars selected under tthis scheme

• United Kingdom GBP 1,015/month

• Europe:  Euro 1,000/ month approximately

• USA:      USD 1,600/month

• Canada:  USD 1,600/month

• Australia:  AUD 1,583/month

• Malaysia: USD 900/month

• China: USD 800/month

• Hong Kong:  USD 1,250/month

• South Korea: USD 900/month

• Turkey: USD 950/month approximately

• New Zealand: USD 1,083/month approximately

• Netherland: Euro 1,286/month

Any region other than the above-mentioned, stipend rate will be fixed on case to case basis.

Tuition Fee limit for Batch - I: 

USD 25000/- per year (for over and above amount, candidates are advised to get fee waivers from concerned universities.


  • The scholarships will be awarded in specific subject areas for each participating university. detail of MS & PhD scholarships will be available on HEC website 
  • Applicants are required to fill the information through online application process. The applicant can change the application till closing date of the offered scholarship.
  • The applicant shall seek admission in top 100 QS ranked university in the areas specified. 
  • All applicants will be required to take a qualifying exam and only the candidates passing this open competitive exam with a defined threshold will be eligible for subsequent interviews.
  • SMC will conduct interviews for shortlisting. The eligible candidates will be informed about interview via email.
  • Applications will be processed on the basis of online data / information provided by the applicants. In case any information is found to be untrue/ misrepresented at any stage; the application will be rejected and have to refund any financial expenditure incurred. He/She  may be blacklisted to apply for any HEC scholarship scheme
  • Awardees will have to execute a bond with HEC to serve in Pakistan for 6 and 4 years after completion of PhD and MS studies respectively. No request for waiver for the purpose of service bond will be entertained in any case
  • On completion of their MS or PhD program, all scholarship awardees will be required to return to Pakistan immediately to serve for a minimum period of four or six years respectively.
  • No request for waiver for the purpose of service bond will be entertained in any case. 
  • The candidates who abscond during or after completion of the degree, will be charged twice the expenses in foreign currency incurred by scholarship program on them.
  • The scholarship offer will expire if the selected candidate cannot secure admission in the corresponding year.