Overseas Scholarships for MS/MPhil leading to PhD for Pakistani Students at University of Cambridge, UK | 2013/14
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Overseas Scholarships are offered for MS/MPhil leading to PhD for Pakistani Students at University of Cambridge for 2013/14 academic year. Full details:

Overseas Scholarships

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Cambridge | UK

Level: PhD and Master’s leading to PhD Program

Field(s): all fields of study except those for which clinical-rate fees are charged

Funded by: HEC and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (CCT)

Deadline: April 15, 2013.

Beneficiaries(Target Group): Overseas Scholarships are Open for Students of Pakistani.

Benefits( Value/ Inclusions):

No. of Awards: Total 5 scholarships are available and all scholarships will be awarded open merit.

Scholarship Duration: Funding for a maximum period of 4 years will be provided for higher studies leading to a PhD.


Applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani nationals for the award of PhD scholarships jointly funded by HEC and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (CCT) for the University of Cambridge, UK.

The Overseas Scholarships will be awarded for academic session fall 2013.

The objectives of this programme are:
To create a critical mass of highly qualified Engineer, Technologists, and Scientists Manpower in high-tech fields .

To build up the capacity of Universities, Research & Development Organizations and Industries in Pakistan through addition of PhD’s in priority fields.

Considerable intellectual activity is expected to be generated through this scheme as groups of scientists, technologists and social scientist would be engaged in publishing their research work.

It is expected that good number of papers/studies could be produced annually.
The scheme would provide our system an impetus for an out-put and productivity.

Major organizations & universities would be increasing their R&D by absorbing specialized trained manpower.


Candidates must meet the following criteria to avail Overseas Scholarships.

Pakistani nationals

Candidates must have minimum sixteen years of education with not less than 50% marks throughout the academic career

Maximum two second divisions throughout the academic career

Maximum age on Friday April 15, 2013: 40 years for full time regular faculty members of public sector Universities/Colleges and employees of the public sector R & D organizations and 35 years for all others.

Applicants need to have minimum cumulative 50% academic marks as per HEC Academic Evaluation Formula (HEC-AEF). The HEC-AEF is available at HEC website.

Applicants must have secured admission into a PhD program in the University of Cambridge for fall 2013 session. However Master’s Admission in the University of Cambridge will only be accepted if that is required for the PhD.

The candidates who are already availing any other scholarship are not eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

All scholarships will be awarded on open merit.

Scholarship Application Method

Apply the following documents are required to be submitted along with the prescribed application form:

  1. Photocopy of confirmed admission for PhD or Master’s leading to PhD Program at the University of Cambridge.

  2. Attested photocopies of all educational testimonials by gazatted Govt. Officer.

  3. Attested photocopy of CNIC

  4. CV/Resume

  5. Statement of Purpose for pursuing higher studies (max. 500 words)

  6. Research Proposal

  7. Domicile photocopy attested by gazatted Govt. officer
Application form, complete in all respect should reach the undersigned latest by Monday April 15, 2013 through registered mail or courier service. By hand applications will not be entertained.

Scholarship Applications are due by 15 April 2013.

It is important to read the application guideline, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website

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