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Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program (Phase II)

Pak-USAID Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program (Phase II)

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Brief History:

The   Pak-USAID   Merit   and   Needs   based   Scholarship   Program   Phase-II   is   focused   on   providing opportunities  for  access  to  higher  education  especially  to  under  privileged  candidates  who,  despite possessing  academic merit,  are  unable  to  finance  their  education.  The  scholarship  is  not  restricted  to tuition only, but extends to accommodation and living expenses.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the program at a total cost  of  Rs.  2,954.808  million  in  its  meeting  held  on  6th  September  2013.  The  Project  is  funded  by Government of United States of America as Grant in Aid.
The  Phase-I  of  the  program  was  initiated  in  2004  at  eleven  (11)  universities  with  scope  of  1807 scholarships.  It  is  the  pride  of  the  program  that  all  the  scholarships  are  awarded,  94  percent  of  the scholarship recipients had graduated in the semester they expected to graduate.

Program Objectives:  

To enable the academically qualified, yet financially needy, Pakistani students to continue university studies  in  selected  private  and  public  universities  of  Pakistan  in  the  fields  of  Agriculture,  Medical, Business, Social Science and Engineering

To  enhance  the  institutional  capacity  of  the  Higher  Education  Commission  of  the  Government  of Pakistan and local public and private sector universities in designing and implementing  MNBSP Phase II

Eligibility Criteria for Scholarships:  

1.         The applicant must be a Pakistani/AJK National

2.         Financial assistance & scholarships are available for study at undergraduate & graduate level in
the following disciplines at the selected 29 Pakistani universities and degree awarding institutions.

a.   Agricultural & Veterinary Sciences
b.   Business Administration
c.   Social Sciences
d.   Engineering & Tech.
e.   Medical

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Details about Scholarship Program

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