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​It is of utmost importance that the doctoral studies carried out in Pakistan are of a standard that is at par with any international reputed institution. This is only possible if candidates are provided with adequate support in research projects. The Fellowship package of IRSIP is as under:
Fellowship Package:
Travel allowance:
  1. Economy class return airfare is provided up to USD 1300/- for once.
Living allowance:
  1. Living allowance for different countries: 
CountryLiving allowance per month
UK£ 750.00
Austria, Germany, Netherlands€ 975.00
Rest of Europe€ 900.00
$ 1500.00
Korea, China, Malaysia$ 800.00
Rest of world$ 1200.00​
Bench Fee: 
  1. ​Maximum amount of bench fee allowed under IRSIP scheme in different currencies are given in the following table.
US Dollar$ 3500
Pound Sterling£ 1750
Euro€ 2550
Australian Dollar
$ 4100
Canadian Dollar$ 3700​​
Important Note: 
The bench fee is only awarded if it is demanded in the acceptance letter at the time of selection. After selection any demand of fee will not be accepted. 
Scholars will pay their bench fee themselves and the same will be reimbursed by HEC to the scholar after receipt of the paid invoice.
The bench fee will be paid  according to the amount as mentioned in the offer/invitation letter. The paid invoice must contains student/scholar name, purpose & duration of visit and details of foreign university.
Note: Waiver of bench fee will be appriciated.