ISLAMABAD - The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the fully funded UK scholarships under Commonwealth Scholarships for Commission in the UK (CSC) for Master’s and PhD teaching faculties of Pakistani universities. According to HEC, to apply for these scholarships, the candidates must meet HEC eligibility in addition to CSC requirements. He/she must be a Pakistani/AJ&K national and permanent resident of Pakistan/AJ&K. Dual nationals are not eligible.

For PhD scholarship, an applicant must hold a first-class degree in relevant postgraduate qualification (17/18 years Masters/MS/MPhil degree) in the relevant field of study by closing date of HEC application portal. Applicant must have obtained a minimum score of 60 out of 100 in HAT test. 

Those interested applicants who are yet to take HAT test, may register for the same by visiting https://etc.hec.gov.pk/. ETC is accepting applications for HAT test till October 11, 2022. Apply online at HEC website: https://scholarships.hec.gov.pk/#/auth/login.

Application without submitting both Commonwealth Application form and online HEC form will not be entertained in any case (submitted applications must also be complete in all aspects).

It is the sole responsibility of applicants to ensure that they apply on both Commonwealth and HEC portal before the deadline of October 18, 2022.