HEC Need Based Scholarships 2015 for Pakistani Students

Last Updated on April 22, 2015

HEC Scholarships 2015:

There is a scholarship grant available for the needy graduate and undergraduate students, HEC a governing body of higher education of Pakistan is a government based Institute right now offering need based scholarship grant fro recognized university listed below. HEC – Higher education commission is an self governing, independent body that provides financial support, regulates and administer the higher education promotion in Pakistan. There are many more thing which need to know if any students want to apply this HEC need based scholarship. Let us tell you something about the scholarship grant offer by the higher education commission of Pakistan,  Need Based Scholarship program will be offered to those candidate who will be register in selective Universities mention in detail in this post.

NOTE: One thing kept in mind about the major eligibility criteria that this scholarship program would not provide any type of support to those students who want to continue their studies in any university other then listed below.

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Objectives of Scholarships:

  • To give  scholarship opportunities to brilliant students who are economically underprivileged and are incapable of paying higher education expenses at partner universities.
  • To offer opportunities to those Pakistani students who are academically eligible, however financially deprived, who wish to carry on their higher studies in HEC partner universities of Pakistan in the study fields of agriculture and business administration . Particularly, those students who belong to rural, neglected and remote  areas of Pakistan, these areas include: (FATA,  Balochistan,Southern Punjab, Northern Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwan)
  • To help in improving the institutional capabilities of the Higher Education Commission and support public , local and private  universities to design and implement need and merit based scholarship Projects.


4 years for undergraduates
2 years for graduates

Level of Study:

Undergraduate and Graduate

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Number of Scholarships:


Application Deadline Date:


Fields of Study:

Any discipline

Host Country:


Host Institutions:

61 Pakistani participating universities

  • Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  • International Islamic University, IIUI, Islamabad
  • University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJKU), Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir
  • Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Brewery Road, Quetta
  • Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
  • University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • PMAS, University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University of Agriculture, Peshawar
  • University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore
  • NED University of Engg & Technology, Main University Road, Karachi
  • Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro
  • University of Karachi, Karachi
  • University of Sindh, Jamshoro
  • Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Mir’s, Sindh
  • University of the Punjab, Lahore
  • Bahauddin Zakriya University, Multan
  • The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, The Mall, Old Presidency, Rawalpindi
  • Government College University (GCU), Katchery Road, Lahore
  • Lahore College for Women University, Jail Road, Lahore
  • Government College University, Allam Iqbal Road, Faisalabad
  • University of Sargodha, Sargodha
  • Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
  • Gomal University, D. I. Khan
  • Kohat University of Science & Technology, KUST, Kohat
  • University of Balochistan, Sariab Road, Quetta
  • Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering & Management Sciences, Quetta
  • Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering Science & Technology, Nawabshah
  • University of Enginnering & Technology, UET Lahore
  • University of Enginnering & Technology, UET Taxila
  • NWFP University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar
  • Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  • COMSATS Institute of IT, Park Road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad
  • Institute of Management Sciences, IMS, Main Campus 1-A, Sector E/5, Phase VII, Hayatabad, Peshawar
  • Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Quaid-i-Azam University Campus, P.O.Box 1091, Islamabad
  • Khyber Medical University, PDA Building, Block IV, Phase 5, Hayatabad, Peshawar
  • University of Health Sciences, Khayaban-e-Jamia Punjab, Lahore
  • Dow University of Health Sciences, Baba-e-Urdu Road, Karachi
  • Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro
  • Sukkur Institute Business Administration, Airport Road, Sukkur
  • Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
  • Islamia College University, Peshawar
  • Hazara University, Mansehra
  • Abdul Wali Khan Univesity, Mardan
  • King Edward Medical University, Lahore
  • Kinniard College for Women, 93 Jail Road, Lahore
  • National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water & Marine Sciences, Uthal, Balochistan
  • Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Dir Upper, KPK
  • Mirpur University of Science & Technology, Allama Iqbal Road, 10250, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir
  • University of Gujrat (UOG) Hafiz Hayat Campus Jalalpur Jattan Road Gujrat
  • Air University, Islamabad
  • Frontier Women University, Peshawar
  • University of Science & Technology, Township, Bannu
  • Karakurum International University, University Road, Gilgit
  • National University of Modern Languages, NUML, Islamabad
  • University of Malakand, Chakdara
  • University of Education, College Road, Township, Lahore


  • This grant will be awarded to those eligible candidate which are under graduate and undergraduate, students can get this scholarship in any field of study, if he/she belongs from any private sector university mention above.
  • To be eligible for this scholarship students should be admitted in (4 year or 2 year) graduation program.
  • Those students who already register in any university mention above are also eligible for this scholarship grant offers by he HEC.
  • The  applicant’s eligibility is associated to the requirement of the applicant as evaluated by the Institutional Scholarship Award Committee while keeping it in mind the financial conditions of applicant’s family.
  • The grants for full program of G & UG seats will continue and new students would finally substitute the seat.
  • All the study fields will be opened until University decides to include or exclude any study field by keeping an eye to its funding, program cost, and number of provided seats etc.
  • For five years degree programs such as Medicine, Pharm-D ,  the grants will be provided for absolute five years.
  • The G & UG seats would be finalized by the institutions, however weightage would be given to UG seats.
  • Every student would be given a monthly grant of Rs 6000  for the full program and for the actual tuition fee as well.
  • This thing kept in mind about the actual no of scholarship offered by the institute that university might adjust the number of scholarships as per actual in order to cover the tuition fee according to allocated grants.


Financial Aid covers:

  • Living expenses,
  • The tuition fee and cost of transportation,
  • Books allowance
  • The  supplementary requirements of the student.

How to Apply For Scholarship:

  • HEC want to support underprivileged students who can’t afford educational expenses.However, it must be remembered that HEC won’t give this award directly under this scholarship program . These funds are given to deserving students via participating Universities.
  • The eligible students can get Scholarship Application Forms from the Financial Aid Office (FAO) available at the participating Institution. However,the forms can be downloaded online.
  • The students must submit the Scholarship applications to FAO office after completion along with supporting document 

Application form:

Click Here to Get Admission Form

Click  Here to get proper guidelines regarding Scholarships

Important Note

  • The students must return the filled application forms to pertinent Financial Aid Offices (FAO) where the applicants want to get their admission
  • Please remember that this award is partial scholarship and it is for those students who have already registered themselves.

Official Links:

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14 thoughts on “HEC Need Based Scholarships 2015 for Pakistani Students

  1. Most respectively, I beg to state that I am IRSHAD ALI S/O MUHAMMAD SALEH RATTAR, student of Master`s SAU Tando jam Faculty of Crop Protection Department of Entomology bearing Reg No: 2k13-ET-265, request that I had applied for HEC scholarship of M.Sc for year 2013. After Interviewing, my name was included in the final list which was sent to HEC, but I am not selected for the scholarship in the list given by HEC, sir although, I am a son of a poor farmer and he is also patient of Diabetes and he is feeling very difficult work in the field and afford mine study expenses.(I have already submitted all the documents as proofs,) even though mine educational record is very good as compare to those who are selected for the scholarship my B.Sc percentage is 83% and I was placed 3rd position in my department and 4th position in faculty crop protection ,So please Sir I humbly request you that please revise the list of the HEC as my name in not mentioned in merit list as I am poor and eligible and needy student so please help me to resolve this issue ,so I can continue my further study in this institute.

  2. HLw… thre is no scholarship 4 university of lahor??????????/

  3. Salam
    I am doing Master in International Islamic University Islamabad
    I belong from far backward area of Khyber Pakhton Khwah
    My Father is driver in Saudi Arabia
    I need your help to continues my studies as my family can not afford the high fees
    If scholarship is there So please inform me
    I will be waiting
    please save my future

  4. I am doing Master in IIUI
    can not afford the high fee
    Is there any
    Scholarship for Master program in 2015 to 16?

  5. I am a student of b.s chemistry in islamia college plxx give me this schoalorship to continue my studyy

  6. Dear respected sir I am a student of mphil from social work karachi university student I want to apply for a scholarship please I need scholarship.

  7. I have slected for this scholrship…but when u funded me..please rply plzzzzzz

  8. Respected sir It is stated that I am a student of COSATS Uni ATD and I have aleardy apply for HEC need Scholarship and that is not announced what reason of this ??please Inform me through Email Or Mob #0347 3664667…….PLZ

  9. I have just completed my first year of civil engineering from NED university of engineering and technology. how can i apply for this scholarship? pleas give a little guidance.

  10. salam.sir i have apply for hec need base scholorship in 2014 and was selected but we migrate frome agriculture university peshawar to bacha khan university charsadda what are the procedure to change the university in scholorship to continue my scholorship…???

  11. sir ya scholarship alst session waloo k leay hay yaa koi session wala b kr sakta hay bas woo Samster system main parthta hoo

    Now i am in 5th smaster Cani Apply now

    i never ever applied before

  12. I am akhtar zaman from shangla I belong to poor family my family do not support my university charges plz help me Sir . akhtar zaman of abbottabad university of science and technology (aust)

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