HEC - Indigenous Ph.D Fellowship Program

The specific objective of the 5000 Indigenous Scholarship Scheme is to create a critical mass of highly qualified human resources in all fields of studies taught at the advanced level in local universities. These locally qualified academics and researchers will improve the R&D potential of public as well as private universities and it will also strengthen the local industrial sector.

Eligibility Criteria

Pakistani/AJK National

  1. Candidate must have minimum 16 years of education with no 3rd division or grade D throughout the academic career.
  2. Maximum age at the closing date of application i.e. Monday, July 30th 2012
  3. 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector university/DAIs and employees of the public sector/R & D organizations.
  4. 35 years for all others.
  5. The candidates who are already availing any other scholarship are NOT eligible to apply.

Scholarships are available in following Categories:

Already Enrolled in PhD Program


  • Fresh/Completed 16 years of Education only.
  • Enrolled in MS/MPhil program. 
  • MPhil completed but not enrolled in PhD till closing date of advertisement.
  • Candidates must have valid GAT (General) test conducted by NTS with at-least 50 or above marks to apply for scholarship program.

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