List of Foreign Universities for Batch-3
This Guidelines Page Only for BATCH-3
HEC-Shortlisted Candidates 
under the "Overseas Scholarship Program Phase-III"
  • This scholarship opportunity is valid till Fall 2022.

  • Candidates are required to secure admission in Direct PhD Program.

Note: The candidates once get selected by OEAD- Austria , DAAD-Germany, CAMPUS-France will not be allowed to change the country

  • The University must be in top 500 as per QS/Times (Current Ranking)

       Should a credible Department/Subject ranking exist, the chosen department must be ranked among top-100 in the world as per
       QS/Times (Current Ranking)

  • Candidates must have terminal degree in relevant field.
  • Candidates have to meet admission criteria set by university.
  • Stipend/Tuition Fee may vary from university to university and country to country.

HEC approved rates of Stipend for different Countries/Universities for scholars selected under the Overseas Phase-III;

• 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

CountryUniversityPartner AgencyAdmission  Requirements/Criteria/ Updates/GuidelinesFocal Person at university/Partner Agency
ItalyUniversity of Brescia, Italy No Partner Agency

CALL FOR ADMISSION TO PHD PROGRAMS RESERVED TO CANDIDATES OF PAKISTANI CITIZENSHIP PURSUANT TO THE CRITERIA SET BY THE MoU UNIBS - The Higher Education Commission of Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (HEC). Note: Application will be called by University later and the candidate will be informed accordingly.

Focal person:    
Ms. Fabiana Farro
Email: fabiana.farro@unibs.it

HEC Focal person:

Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk

GermanyPublic Sector Universities of Germany under the guidelines of DAADDAAD

Selection will be made through HEC / Partner Agency.

Deadline to apply through DAAD Portal:

From : open 31-January-2022 until 18-April-2022

The candidates can apply (starting from 31.01.2022) at the following link:


https://portal.daad.de/sap/bc/bsp/sap/z_set_cookie/setcookie.htm?fund_ar=stv&id=57630247

Portal instructions for application:

https://www.daad.de/sapportal/hilfe/hb_portal_pdf/02_Bewerbung_PBF_AUSL_en.pdf


General information on entry:

https://www.pei.de/EN/newsroom/dossier/coronavirus/coronavirus content.html;jsessionid=B8C6023979FB453FF3E0620FC8A7BE52.intranet212?cms_pos=3  

Sara Hamadeh
Email address :  hamadeh@daad.de 

Ms. Inge Iqbal,

Director DAAD

HEC Focal person:

Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk


 

FrancePublic Sector Universities of France under the guidelines of Campus France/ French Embassy in IslamabadCampus France/French Embassy in Islamabad

Admission/ Interview and Selection by HEC/ Partner Agency evaluation

Candidates on Merit will have to secure acceptance letter of supervisor before interview.

Candidates have to provide documentary evidence of ranking by themselves.

Education Attaché at French Embassy:
Ms. Aurélie Seguin
Attaché for sciences and higher education Embassy of France at Islamabad
aurelie.seguin@diplomatie.gouv.fr

HEC Focal person:

Email : snoor@hec.gov.pk

AustriaAll Public Sector Universities under the OeADOeAD

Deadline to submit acceptance letter to OeAD 31-March-2022

email to submitt acceptance letter: hec-scholarship@oead.at

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  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Acceptance by Supervisor
  3. Abstract of research project (1 page)
  4. Detailed Research Proposal (max. 10 pages)
    Should contain: Clear problem description, expected results, methodological approach, literature review etc.
  5. Abstract of Master thesis
  6. Copy of all university graduation certificates in English translation (Certificate and Transcripts (BSc, MSc/MPhil)
  7. Copy of Passport


The candidates having acceptance letter  from potential supevisor by the deadline mentioned above  will  be interviewed by OeAD Selection pannel. Interview date will be annouced by OEAD, Austria and the candidate will be informed accordingly.


Note: The candidates once get selected by OEAD, Austria will not be allowed to change the country

Katharina Wurzer BA, BA

Mobility Programmes, Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation

 

OeAD

Department for International Cooperation in Higher Education

Email:    katharina.wurzer@oead.at

HEC Focal person:

Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk

ChinaOnly QS and Times top ranked Chinese Universities as approved by HEC & CSCCSC (China Scholarship Council)

Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.

Direct Admission

(Apply through CSC China)

 

SI Haoran
Project Officer of the Division of International Students Affairs
China Scholarship Council

hrsi@csc.edu.cn

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

BelgiumGhent University, BelgiumNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university,

Prof. dr. ir. Guido Van Huylenbroeck

Guido.VanHuylenbroeck@UGent.be
____________
Saskia Bovijn
Saskia.Bovijn@UGent.be

hec@ugent.be

HEC Focal person:

Email : snoor@hec.gov.pk

 

BelgiumKU LeuvenNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
 
Submit an Application via normal KU Leuven Registration Procedure
 

HEC Focal person:

Email : snoor@hec.gov.pk

BelgiumHasselt UniversityNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission. 
Submit an Application via normal Hasselt University, Belgium registration procedure.
They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
 
 

HEC Focal person:

Email : snoor@hec.gov.pk

Hong KongHKUST University Hong Kong
 (School of Engineering Dept.)
No Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter,

Ada

Ada K Y WONG
Email: 
egkywong@ust.hk

Office of the Dean of Engineering

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaUniversity of New South Wales, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Contact Details:
enquiries.grs@unsw.edu.au in

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

 

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaSwinburne University of TechnologyNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.


Merle Ross :
Email: 
mross@swin.edu.au

HDRAdmissions@swin.edu.au
Steps to apply for a PhD at Swinburne:
https://www.swinburne.edu.au/research/research-degrees/application-process /

Supervisor database or a link on 'finding a supervisor' at Swinburne:
https://www.swinburne.edu.au/research/research-degrees/find-a-supervisor /

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaThe University of Western Australia No Partner Agency

Admission Guideline

Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Liz Campel
elizabeth.campbell@uwa.edu.au

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaRMIT UniversityNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

Australia

The university of Wollongong, AustraliaNo Partner Agency

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Graduate Research School:
Email:  
graduate-research-school@uow.edu.au

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaThe university of Melbourne AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,
Further  information  can  be  obtained  from  the  following  link
https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/admissions/applications/research

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaMacquarie University, AustraliaNo Partner Agency

Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Maintenance Allowance Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

 

  • Details of HEC-Macquarie University Joint Scholarship: 

https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/scholarships/scholarship-search/data/higher-education-commission-hec%2c-government-of-the-islamic-republic-of-pakistan-scholarship-program

  • How to Apply: 

https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/how-to-apply

  • Macquarie University Supervisor Database: 

https://hdrss.mq.edu.au/

  • Higher Degree Research Contact Point: 

https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/contact-us



Graduate Research Applications
Email: gr.applications@mq.edu.au

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaMonash University, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Joe De Pasquale

joe.depasquale@monash.edu

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaWestern Sydney UniversityNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Applications and Application Enquiries:  Ms Victoria Jones, Manager, Graduate Research School
Email: Victoria.Jone@westernsydney.edu.au  

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

AustraliaGriffith University, Brisbane, AustraliaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission and Tuition Fee Scholarship from University,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Mohannad Bawaz| Regional Marketing Manager
m.bawaz@griffith.edu.au

(Griffith International)
Griffith University |Nathan campus | QLD 4111|Australia|Willett Centre (N53) Room 2.43

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR RESEARCH PROGRAM

https://www.griffith.edu.au/research-study/degrees

STEP 2: CHOOSE A RESEARCH TOPIC AND DEVELOP A PROPOSAL
https://www.griffith.edu.au/research-study/apply/choose-your-research-topic

STEP 3: FIND AND CONNECT WITH A RESEARCH SUPERVISOR

Kindly note that the student needs to find a supervisor before submitting a PhD application. Please use the following link to find a supervisor who has the same research interest:
 
https://experts.griffith.edu.au/

STEP 4: APPLY ONLINE
After receiving a response from the supervisor, kindly submitting an application online:
https://www.griffith.edu.au/research-study/apply 

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

 

ItalyPolitecnico di TorinoNo Partner AgencyApplicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

HEC Focal person:

Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk

New ZealandThe University of Waikato New ZealandNo Partner Agency

Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Mr. Richard Witts,   
Regional Manager
richard.witts@waikato.ac.nz

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

New Zealand
Massey University New Zealand
No Partner Agency
Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission, they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
Focal Person at University:
Email address: P.Cullen1@massey.ac.nz
HEC Focal Person:
Email:   alahmed@hec.gov.pk
South KoreaSungkyunkwan University, South KoreaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.

Applicants will directly apply for admission. They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Young-Ran Park

imempark@skku.edu

HEC Focal  person:

Email : snoor@hec.gov.pk

 

South KoreaHanyang University, South KoreaNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.
Applicants will directly apply for admission. They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Mr. Sunjin Lee,                           

Office of International Affairs,             cwithtt@hanyang.ac.kr

HEC Focal person:

Email : snoor@hec.gov.pk

New ZealandVictoria University of Wellington, New ZealandNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university.
Applicants will directly apply for admission. They must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Amanda Fraser
Manager, Scholarships & PhD Admissions Office
Scholarships & PhD Admissions Office – Te Maka
Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Email:   amanda.fraser@vuw.ac.nz

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

CANADAUniversity of Alberta, CandataNo Partner Agency

Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,

Applicants will directly apply for admission,  they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.

Guideline for admission

 

link to my program website


Nicole Dewart:
Email :     ndewart@ualberta.ca

HEC Focal person:

Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk 

UKThe Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International TrustNo Partner Agency

Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university and secure Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust Scholarship
Admission Schedule:

Ms. Sue Osterfield
Email: cambridge.trust@admin.cam.ac.uk

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

UKUniversity Edinburgh Scotland No Partner AgencyDOU extension is inprocess 
Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university,
Applicants will directly apply for admission , they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding.
IELTS score if university demands

Harish Lokhun
Regional Manager - Central and South Asia
Email: harish.lokhun@ed.ac.uk
for Admission Guideline:
https://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/postgraduate/international/region/asia/hec

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

UKRoyal Holloway , University of LondonNo Partner Agency

Candidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university,
Applicants will directly apply for admission , they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding. 

International Student Recruitment Regional Manager (South & South East Asia)
Marketing and Communications

Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham, Surrey. UK. TW20 0EX

Email:  Simon.Stanley@rhul.ac.uk

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk


UKQueen Mary University of LondonNo Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter and Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) from the University:

Guideline to Apply:
https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/items/pakistan-hec-qmul-phd-scholarships.html
 

Flora McKay
PGR Recruitment, Partnerships and Sponsor Relations Manager
Global Engagement Office
Queen Mary University of London
CB110 Queens’ Building
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
United Kingdom

international-partnerships@qmul.ac.uk

Emaiil:  f.mckay@qmul.ac.uk

Nabeel Vehra :
Email:    n.vehra@qmul.ac.uk

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

UKUniversity of Loughborough,No Partner AgencyCandidates on Merit  will have to secure admission letter from university,
Applicants will directly apply for admission , they must specify in their application that they are, or will be, applying for HEC scholarship funding. 
Caroline Feeley
International Partnerships Manager 
Loughborough University 
 
Email: c.m.feeley@lboro.ac.uk

HEC Focal person:

Email : arburki@hec.gov.pk

​Non Partner Country/Universities:
>Spain
>Netherlands
>Finland
>Denmark
>USA
>and Others


non-partner country
Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university, the candidate will be required to get tuition fee waiver from the university  for the amount exceeding HEC Limit 
Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk


​Malaysia
​Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia

Candidates on Merit will have to secure admission letter from university, the candidate will be required to get tuition fee waiver from the university  for the amount exceeding HEC Limit.
Ranking Details : 
 

https://www.topuniversities.com/universities/universiti-teknologi-petronas-utp


Email : alahmed@hec.gov.pk