Split PhD scholarships under HEC funded PSDF project 2015

The applications are appealing for the grant of Split PhD Scholarships (2-year national as well as 2-year international) under HEC funded PSDP project “Expansion Programme” of Quaid-e-Azam University in the following disciplines from the Pakistani & AJK nationals.

Fields of study:

o   Economics (2)

o   International Relations (2)

o   Archeology (1)

o   D.S.S(l)

Course Level:

These scholarships are granted to candidates for chasing PhD level degree.

Who can apply for these scholarships?

Members as well as already registered PhD students at QAU are also eligible to apply for this fully funded merit based scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria:

To hold the scholarship, interested candidates are required to meet the following eligibility criteria:

o   Minimum 18 years of education in the related discipline from HEC recognized university or any other recognized institution with first division in the last degree and not less than 50% marks in the candidate’s complete academic career.

o   Aspirant must have qualified NTS-GAT (general or subject] with not less than 50% marks (accumulative) or the applicant has qualified the International GRE.

o   Maximum age limit of the candidates should be 35 years and relax able to 40 years only for the regular employees of the government Sector University or DAIs as well as R&D institutions. The age of the candidate will be calculated on the closing date of the applications.

o   The candidates who have secured admission for Split PhD programme in the particular discipline in any of the HEC recognized universities abroad will be the first priority.

o   The candidates who are already attaining HEC or any other scholarship are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Selection Criteria:

o   The scholarships will be granted to candidates on merit basis according to the HEC criteria.

o   ln-services candidates are eligible to apply for this scholarship through proper channel.

o   The receivers of the scholarship will not be paid salaries throughout their study period. Even though, in-service faculty members of Quaid-e-Azam will be eligible for study leave along with the normal pay according to the rules of institute.

o   The University has the right to delay or to cancel the Scholarships procedure at any stage, before the final selection, without conveying any causes.

o   Incomplete as well as the late applications will not be accepted.

How to apply:

o   The application forms are available on official website of Quaid-e-Azam university and might also be attained from the office of the signatories. The interested applicants are requested to submit the application form complete in all respects to the office of Project Director Quaid-e-Azam till 15 May 2015, along with the following documents.

o   The attested copies of all educational testimonials, CNIC, valid passport (front page), domicile and four latest photographs

o   Attested photocopy of valid NTS-GAT or International GRE, score result card

o   Purpose of interest in higher studies (at least 1 page)

o   Research proposal nonfigurative

o   Original deposit slips of bank draft or of the challan of Rs. 2000/- as application processing fee in the name of Treasurer Quaid-e-Azam University.

o   Only shortlisted candidates will be requested for Interview.