To strengthen bilateral connections between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Pakistani government has established the Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarships Phase-III, which would be awarded to 4,500 Afghan students.
The federal government offers scholarships for undergraduate, graduate (MS/MPhil), and doctorate (PhD) degrees in disciplines including medical, engineering, agriculture, management, computer science, and others through the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Eligibility criteria for scholarships for students from Afghanistan
Applicants must have a 12 year education or a comparable one; be aged between 17 and 23 prior to the deadline; 60 percent in IBCC equivalence or at least 75 percent in Shahdatnama.
If the applicant is a student studying medicine or engineering, they must meet the entrance requirements set out by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), which are 60 and 65 percent, respectively.
If the applicant is a non-faculty individual, they must be 35 years of age or younger. The maximum age for professors is 40.
possess a 16-year education.
own a CGPA of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.
if they are not academics, they must be 35 years of age or younger. The upper age restriction for faculty members is 40.
possess a high school diploma.
possess a CGPA of at least 3 out of 4.
How to Apply
Candidates can apply through the HEC’s scholarship portal. It’s worth noting that the portal is currently unavailable. Candidates should be able to apply when HEC announces the registration deadline.
For any queries or complaints, candidates can visit HEC’s website, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.