Foreign funded scholarships announced for Pakistani Students
The Swiss Government, in partnership with the Higher Education Commission, has introduced the 'Excellence Scholarship for Pakistani Students' for the upcoming academic year 2024-25. This initiative offers scholarships for one-year post-master’s research, three-year post-master’s, PhD, and one-year Post-Doctoral Programmes (PDP).
The deadline for application submission to the Swiss embassy is September 30. Additional information can be found on the official website, as shared by local HEC sources.
The primary objective of the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships is to provide educational opportunities to foreign researchers pursuing master's or PhD degrees. The selection of scholarship recipients will be overseen by the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students.
Additionally, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced a scholarship program for students from Gilgit-Baltistan who aspire to study at reputable Pakistani universities or institutions. This program, known as the "Undergraduate Scholarship Program for the Students of Gilgit-Baltistan in Top Pakistani Universities/Institutions (Batch-III)," offers scholarships for the academic year 2023-24.
Eligible applicants must hold domicile or a local certificate from Gilgit-Baltistan and have completed their Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or its equivalent