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2019 HEC Commonwealth Scholarship in UK For Masters & Phd

HEC Commonwealth Scholarship in UK For Masters & Phd: Higher Education Commission’s HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 is a big level scholarship for the needy candidates of commonwealth countries who can not afford to pursue further education on their own. The HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 will be providing both male and female Pakistani candidates to pursue their Master’s Degrees and PhD, fully funded in United Kingdom (UK), for which no GRE or ILETS is required.

HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 in the UK For Masters & Ph.D. (Scholarship Description):

If you wish to pursue your post graduation degree or doctoral degree in the United Kingdom (UK) free of cost then keep reading all the details until the very end.

Scholarship Type: HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 is Fully Funded.

Scholarship Level: HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 is for Masters Degree Program and PhD.

Scholarship Themes: The HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 is offered under the following 6 themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

Scholarship Hosting Country: The HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 is hosted by United Kingdom (UK).

Scholarship Eligible Nationalities:

Only Commonwealth countries are eligible for the HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019. If you are wondering that if you belong to a commonwealth country or not then here is the list of Commonwealth Countries that are eligible for HEC Commonwealth Scholarship:

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Belize
  4. Botswana
  5. Cameroon
  6. Dominica
  7. Eswatini
  8. Fiji
  9. The Gambia
  10. Ghana
  11. Grenada
  12. Guyana
  13. India
  14. Jamaica
  15. Kenya
  16. Kiribati
  17. Lesotho
  18. Malawi
  19. Malaysia
  20. Mauritius
  21. Montserrat
  22. Mozambique
  23. Namibia
  24. Nauru
  25. Nigeria
  26. Pakistan
  27. Papua New Guinea
  28. Rwanda
  29. Samoa
  30. Sierra Leone
  31. Solomon Islands
  32. South Africa
  33. Sri Lanka
  34. St Helena
  35. St Lucia
  36. St Vincent and the Grenadines
  37. Tanzania
  38. Tonga
  39. Tuvalu
  40. Uganda
  41. Vanuatu
  42. Zambia

HEC Commonwealth Scholarship Benefits:

  1. Approved airfare from and back to your host country
  2. Tuition fee wavier
  3. Warm clothing allowance
  4. A stipend / living allowance of £1,084 per month and a stipend / living allowance of £1,330 per month for those the candidates whose universities are located in metropolitan area such as London
  5. A thesis grant for preparing thesis
  6. Study grant for covering the cost of study material within the United Kingdom (UK).

Eligible Age:

  1. For Master’s Degree Program: The applicants must be under 30 years of age.
  2. For the Doctoral Degree Program: The applicants must be under 35 years of age.

Academic Qualification:

  1. For Master’s Degree Program: The applicants must have 16 years education with a 1st class degree.
  2. For the Doctoral Degree Program: The applicants must have 17 or 18 years education with a 1st class degree.

Note: It must be noted that the applicants must not have a 3rd class degree throughout the entire academic career.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. The applicants must be a permanent resident of Pakistan or Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
  2. The applicant must be available for travel to the United Kingdom (UK) in September or October 2019 for the initiation of the studies.
  3. The applicant must be financially unable to afford their studies without a scholarship.

How to apply for HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019?

 

  1. The applicants are required to apply for HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 by visiting the Higher Education Commission (HEC) website, i.e. http://eportal.hec.gov.pk/loa.
  2. The applicants are required to select “Learning Opportunities Abroad” under the “Scholarship and Grant” section.
  3. The applicants will be required to attach an original and paid deposit slip of PKR. 500/- that must be paid in the Higher Education Commission’s online Account No. 17427900133401 in Habib 0ank Limited (HBL), Shalimar Recording Company Branch, H-9, Islamabad.
  4. The applicants will also be required to send their application via courier because the only online application will not be entertained.
  5. The applicants will be required to submit the following documents for the sake of application submission in spiral binding form to Learning Opportunities Abroad (LOA) Scholarship Cell, HRD Division, Higher Education Commission, Sector H-8/1, Islamabad, Pakistan. E-mail: loa@hec.gov.pk
  • Print of the online HEC application form
  • A paid and original deposit slip of PKR. 500/-
  • Relevant academic documents and transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Study / Research Plan
  • Copies of CNIC
  • Proof of EAS application form submitted through CSC online system application system along with EAS Number.
  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further scrutiny.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply for HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 is 12th December 2018, Wednesday.

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