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HEC PhD Scholarships 2021 For US Universities

The Higher Education Commission HEC invites applications for a fully funded PhD. Scholarships at top universities in the United States. Under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Scholarship, candidates will be selected to pursue doctoral degrees at top American universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Harvard University, Yale University, Princeton University, and 250+ Americans. Universities are included in the top global rankings.

The US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor aims to provide opportunities for 1,000 scholars to develop Pakistani faculty in the United States. In the initial phase, HEC is focusing on sending 1500 PhDs. Scholars from leading American universities. The US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor is envisioned as a “paradigm shift” in the development of human capital / education, which ultimately complements long-term economic growth.

Benefits of US-Pak Knowledge Corridor Scholarships for the USA

Monthly Stipend

Health Insurance

Fully funded tuition fee

Settlement allowance


Eligibility Criteria for US Pak Knowledge Corridor Scholarship

Pakistani/AJK nationals

MS/MPhil from HEC recognized University

Candidates with 4-years Bachelor Degree (16 years of education), eligible for direct admission in Ph.D. programs at US Universities

Age limit: maximum 40 years for regular faculty & researchers of public sector universities/R&D organizations, and 35 years for all others

Valid and acceptable GRE & TOEFL scores required for admission in US Universities

Scholars who have already secured admission or those enrolled in Ph.D. program in the top 235 US Universities & 23 University Systems may also apply for the scholarship

Academic criteria:

Academic merit-based on the HEC-AEF calculator will be applicable

Have a maximum of 2 Second Divisions throughout the academic career

Have no 3rd Division or grade D in his/her career

No less than 50% marks in the academic career.

How to apply for US-Pak Knowledge Corridor Scholarship 2022

Applications will be invited on a later stage in December/January

HEC PhD Scholarships 2021 For US Universities
HEC PhD Scholarships 2021 For US Universities


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