HEC Unveils Commonwealth Scholarships for Pakistani Students

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has announced the commencement of applications for the esteemed London Commonwealth Scholarship Programme. This initiative, funded by the Commonwealth and Development Office in London, offers a significant opportunity for Pakistani students aspiring to pursue master’s and PhD degrees.

Out of the 30,000 scholarships available, 26 programs are dedicated to Masters and 30 to PhD disciplines. The application deadline is set for October 17th. Candidates are required to submit their applications through both the HEC and Commonwealth Masters and PhD portals.

HEC Unveils Commonwealth Scholarships for Pakistani Students

The Government of Switzerland, in collaboration with the HEC, has launched the Excellence Scholarship Programme for Pakistani students for the academic year 2024-25. This program includes a variety of offerings such as one-year post-Masters research, three-year post-masters, Ph.D., and one-year Post-Doctoral Programmes (PDP). The deadline for submissions to the Swiss embassy is September 30th. Detailed information can be accessed on the official HEC website.

These scholarship opportunities highlight the commitment of both the Commonwealth and Switzerland to promote international educational collaboration. They provide foreign researchers pursuing Masters or PhD degrees with the resources to achieve their academic goals. The selection process for scholarship recipients will be conducted under the supervision of the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students.

This announcement underscores the HEC’s commitment to opening doors to educational excellence for Pakistani students, providing them with prestigious opportunities to further their academic pursuits.

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