HEC Overseas Scholarship 2024 Apply Online

HEC Overseas Scholarships are awarded only on a merit basis. HEC (Higher Education Commission) was established for the improvement and promotion of higher education institutions in Pakistan. The eleven focus groups considering the industry, academia, and R&D were formed. HEC is one of the nominating agencies for a subject scholarship. The applicants should read overall instructions and submit online applications on HEC for the scholarship. Applying for HEC Overseas Scholarship does not allow hard copies. You must stay in touch with this website for more updates and daily read the Jung newspaper for new information that you want. After reading, this article applicants can know about important documents and complete the procedures to apply for a scholarship.

How To  Online Apply for HES Overseas Scholarship

The whole application process is online. Please keep in mind that every program has its own details of requirements for scholarships. You can apply online through the link, also mandatory to send a dully-filled hard copy of the online application form along with all required documents. Send your applications through registered post or courier to the following address.

So, before going through the application process, complete the whole formalities. Follow the steps:

  • First deposit your application processing fee of Rs. 300/- into HEC online HBL Account No. 17427900133401. You can deposit by visiting any HBL branch (Deposit Slip), ATM, or Online Transaction.
  • After step 1, submit your online application on HEC Overseas Scholarship online application portal and upload the deposit fee, and statement of purpose explaining your interest in the study.
  • No need to send the hard copies of the documents at this stage. You just need to complete the online application process.

HEC Overseas Scholarship 2024 Apply Online

HEC Overseas Scholarship 2024 Apply Online

Required Documents for HES Overseas Scholarship

All the documents required for HEC Overseas Scholarships 2024 for Pakistani Students to Study Abroad (Fully Funded by the world’s best Universities) are given below:

  • HEC online application fee slips.
  • Verified educational documents.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • Research Proposal.
  • ID card or domicile
  • All the requirements are dependent on the formalities of the host university.

Criteria for eligibility for HEC Overseas Scholarships

  • The applicant must be a citizen or AJ&K Pakistani.
  • For Undergraduate programs, applicants must be between 18-22 years old. Students applying for Masters degrees should not be older than 35 years. For PhD programs, the age limit must not exceed 40 years on the last day of deadline.
  • For application to Bachelor’s (Undergraduate) or One-Tier Master’s degrees, the applicant must have passed HSSC/Intermediate. DVM, DPharm etc.
  • For application to Master’s (Postgraduate) Program, the applicant must have 16 years of Bachelor’s/or equivalent degree.
  • For application to the PhD Program, applicants must have 18 years of experience or equivalent.
  • All fields on the HEC application form for Hungary and Hungary must be filled in. No column or field should go unfilled.
  • Certificates/Transcript/Degrees to be attached must be attested by the attesting authorities such as IBCC and HEC. Equivalence with O & A levels from IBCC is required.
  • Students applying for professional degrees (Medical or Engineering, Nursing, Nursing, Architecture Law, Veterinary Medicine, etc.) are responsible solely. It is necessary to obtain confirmation from each Council that the applicant has been accredited. Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), Pakistan Engineering Council, Pakistan Nursing Council, Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners [PCATP], Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), Pakistan Veterinary Medical Councils (PVMC), Pakistan Technology Council, etc.
  • Scores on IELTS/TOEFL as required by the Hungarian side
  • All applicants must submit a medical certificate of satisfactory physical condition (issued no earlier than 15 Nov 2021, a signed certificate from a doctor to show that applicant is not suffering from any of the following diseases: AIDS, Hepatitis A or B, C, or any other epidemic condition)
  • Final selection applicants must submit a legal bond to HEC stating that they will not change their discipline after receiving scholarship awards. After completing their degree, the applicant will be required to return to Pakistan for the prescribed period of time. HEC reserves right to demand payment from the candidate or the guarantor in the event of non-compliance.
  • All other requirements must be met by the applicant.
  • If the candidate is selected for final selection, they will need to sign a bond agreement.

Description Of HEC Overseas Scholarships

The description of HEC Overseas Scholarships 2024 for Pakistani Students to Study Abroad is given below:

  • Host country: Different
  • Host University: World’s Best Universities
  • Available Fields: Multiple
  • Course Level: Master, MPhil, and Ph.D. Degrees
  • Degree Disciplines: Master, MPhil, and Ph.D. Degrees
  • Financial assistance: Fully Funded
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Duration: Different
  • Nationality: Pakistani Students only
  • Click this official website link and search for more updates that you want: https://www.hec.gov.pk

This program can expect the following outcomes

  • 1800 PhD Scholars will receive training in the most strategic areas of knowledge identified by Focus Groups from industry, academia, and R&D personnel.
  • These highly qualified students will receive a PhD from top-notch universities around the globe and will help Pakistan improve the quality of teaching research.
  • Establishing and strengthening links at the institutional, academic, and people-to-people levels will be a priority.
  • The information submitted at the time of application will determine which category of PhD scholarships are awarded.


  • To build a critical mass of highly-qualified Technologists and Scientists Manpower within high-tech fields.
  • By adding PhDs in priority areas, we aim to increase the capabilities of Universities, Research & Development Organizations, and Industries of Pakistan.
  • This scheme is expected to generate significant intellectual activity as groups of scientists, technologists, and social scientists would publish their research. Large universities and organizations would increase their R&D by hiring highly skilled Manpower.
  • This scheme would complement HEC efforts to provide a sufficient PhD workforce to support technology upgrades, develop high standards in Science & Technology and Business education/training in Pakistan and meet the challenges of Pakistan’s economy.

HEC Overseas Scholarship Phase-3 and 4

Applications are now open for HEC Overseas Scholarships to Pakistani Students Abroad at the World’s Best Universities (2022). HEC is accepting new applications from students interested in applying to the HEC Overseas Scholarships for 2024 to study at internationally renowned institutions. Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission has announced several scholarships for Pakistani students, including Master’s, PhD, and Undergraduate scholarships.

The scholarship awarded two categories


(Attached/Faculty Development): Around 2/3 of HEC Overseas scholarships will be awarded under this category for the development of future faculty of Pakistani University. Candidates interested in this category are required to opt for identified Pakistani universities of their choice for job interview/placement in the online application form. Shortlisted candidates will have to pass the employment selection process of Pakistani Universities of their choice for further process toward the award of scholarship. In return after successful completion of the Ph.D. applicant has to serve in the same University for a period of 5(five) consecutive years.


(Unattached/Open Merit): Around 1/3 of scholarships will be awarded under this category for the development of human resources in the national priority areas. These applicants will have to serve either in a parent organization or other organization preferably in any University/R&D organization in Pakistan, for a period of 5(five) consecutive years.

List Of Participating Universities

A complete list of participating Universities in HEC Overseas Scholarships 2024 for Pakistani Students to Study Abroad is given below:

  • University of Brescia, Italy
  • Public Sector Universities of Germany under the guidelines of DAAD, Germany
  • Public Sector Universities of France under the guidelines of Campus France/ French Embassy in Islamabad, France
  • All Public Sector Universities under the OeAD, Austria
  • Only QS and Times are top-ranked Chinese Universities as approved by HEC & CSC, China
  • Ghent University, Belgium
  • Hasselt University, Belgium
  • HKUST University Hong Kong
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • The University of Western Australia
  • RMIT University, Australia
  • The University of Wollongong, Australia
  • The University of Melbourne Australia
  • Macquarie University, Australia
  • Monash University, Australia
  • Western Sydney University
  • Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
  • Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • The University of Waikato New Zealand
  • Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Hanyang University, South Korea
  • KOC University, Turkey
  • Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust, UK Universities
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • University Edinburgh Scotland
  • Queen Mary University of London

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.