USAID-funded Merit and Needs Based Scholarship Program (2023)

50% Scholarships are reserved for Female Students only

Undergraduate Scholarships for Flood 2022 Affected Students only

Recent floods in Pakistan has caused unprecedented damages to the infrastructure and livelihood of people in millions. Continuation of higher education for the students of universities who belong to flood affected districts has become minimal and many are at verge to drop out due to non-availability of financial resources. USAID-funded Merit and Needs based Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students from financially disadvantaged households since 2004. To support enrolled students of universities from the flood affected districts, the Program will provide scholarships to enable them to complete their university degrees.


a) Must be enrolled in 5th or 6th semester in Undergraduate degree programs in selected disciplines only. b) Belong to districts/sub-districts/UC Tehsils affected by the floods identified by Government of Pakistan/PDMA/District Administration. c) Provide proof of flood damage such as household, livelihood, etc. d) The students will be required to apply online. e) Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Institutional Scholarship Award Committee of the University for consideration of financial assistance; f) 50% of scholarships are reserved for females. g) Students with different abilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Coverage

Tuition Fee Books Allowance Boarding & Lodging Transportation Other Academic Costs

Note: Scholarship award will be made strictly on merit whereas HEC reserves the right to cancel the scholarship award if the information provided by the applicant is found dubious and incorrect at time of physical verification.

Admissions secured on self-sustain/ self-support/ self-finance basis, or in evening programs with higher fee structures are ineligible. Student availing any other scholarship or continuous grant are ineligible.  Two years associate degree programs and the nomenclature of BA/BSc programs are excluded. Admissions secured on self-sustain/ self-support/self-finance basis, lateral degree programs, evening programs with higher fee structures are ineligible. Scholarship funding will be from 6th semester. Please submit your application at: