USAID Funded Merit and Needs-Based Scholarships for Spring and Fall 2011

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is offering scholarships for needy students from rural areas of Pakistan.

USAID is offering scholarships to financially disadvantaged students to study agriculture and business administration degrees. USAID program is implemented by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Government of Pakistan. Needy students from the rural areas are strongly encouraged to apply. 25% of scholarship seats are reserved for female students.

USAID Partner Universities/ Institutions

The Scholarships are available at 11 partner universities/institutions listed below:

Business Administration

University NamePrograms OfferedFinancial Assistance Office Contact DetailsTentative Admission Deadline
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), LahoreBS (Economics) / MBAPh: 042-111-11-5867 financial-aid@lums.edu.pkJanuary 13, 2011
Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU), IslamabadMBAPh: 051-90644091 financial-aid@qau.edu.pkJanuary 31, 2011
Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), QuettaBBA/MBAPh: 081-9201051 (Ext 439, 465), financial-aid@buitms.edu.pkMarch 30, 2011
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), KarachiMBAPh: 021-111-922-478, 5830447-8 financial-aid@szabist.edu.pkMay 15, 2011
Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), PeshawarBBA/MBAPh: 091-9217452, 9217404 financial-aid@imsciences.edu.pkMay 15, 2011
Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, SukkurBBA/MBAPh: 071-5630272, 5633490 financial-aid@iba-suk.edu.pkJune 15, 2011
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), KarachiBBA/MBAPh: 021-9243414, 111-422-422 financial-aid@iba.edu.pkJune 30, 2011

Agriculture

University NamePrograms OfferedFinancial Assistance Office Contact DetailsTentative Admission Deadline
Sindh Agriculture University (SAUT), TandojamBS/MS (Agri)Ph: 0222-766356/ 765870,765387 financial-aid@sau.edu.pkJanuary 30, 2011
KPK Agriculture University, PeshawarBS/MS (Agri)Ph: 091-9216328 finandal-aid@aup.edu.pkJanuary 31, 2011
PMAS Arid Agriculture, RawalpindiBS/MS (Agri)Ph: 051-9062251, 9290406 financial-aid@uaar.edu.pkJuly 30, 2011
University of Agriculture (UAF), FaisalabadBS/MS (Agri)Ph: 041-9200161/9200183 financial-aid@uaf.edu.pkSeptember 2011

Scholarship Coverage

The Scholarship provides funds for following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Lodging and boarding
  • Books
  • Transportation
  • Other academic costs

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicant must:

  • Be eligible to secure admission as per university requirements in a respective program covered under this scholarship scheme
  • Secure a new admission for Spring or Fall 2011 in an offered Agriculture or Business Administration program at participating Institutions
  • Be from rural areas of Pakistan
  • Be from low income family

Scholarship Application Forms

The Scholarship Forms are available at the respective university’s Financial Assistance Office. Applications should be returned to the participating university Financial Assistance Office. None will be accepted at HEC.

Contact Details

For further information on offered programs, admission guidelines and queries, you may please contact:

Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Islamabad, Pakistan.
Telephone: (+92 51) 90402514
E-mail: usaid-mnbsp@hec.gov.pk
Website: www.hec.gov.pk

Comments

  1. Attaullah Baloch says:

    Dear R/Sir or Madam!!!

    How should I apply for the one of these courses? Should I apply in BUITEMS in Quetta Baluchistan. I am from Mangochar I can’t afford Baluchistan universities. I have my BA from Baluchistan University with 2nd Div. Should I apply one them USAID scholarships the same year 2012 on march.

  2. Imran Khan says:

    TO,
    SUBJECT”REQUEST FOR SEEKING JUSTICE BEING A PAKISTANI CITIZEN”

    RESPECTED SIR,
    I AM A YOUNG MAN AND HAVING EDUCATION QUALIFICATION IS “FA” I BELONG TO A PROVINCE KHYBER PAKHTOON KHAWA AND BACKWARD DISTRICT: BATTAGRAME :TEHSIL: ALLAI” WHICH IS AHILLY AREA AND BACKWARD AREA.

    I AM THE ONLY EARNING MALE MEMBER OF MY POOR FAMILY. I AM VERY FOND TO CONTINUE OF MY EDUCATION, BUT MY FAMILY BACKGROUND IS VERY POOR AND THERE IS NO ANY OTHER SOURCE OF INCOME FOR THE SUBJECT PURPOSES. I HAVE ALREADY APPLIED /INFORMED TO PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT /HIGHER AUTHORITIES TO HELP ME FOR CONTINUATION OF MY FURTHER EDUCATION, BUT I HAVE NOT YET BEEN INFORMED/RECEIVED A GOOD RESPONSE FROM ANY GOVERNMENT SIDE.

    I HAVE ALSO APPROACHED WITH “MEDIA” AUTHORITY /NEWS PAPER BUT IN VAIN. I AM DEAD TIRED AT THIS PRESENT STAGE. I AM TOTALLY DESPAIR/DEAD TIRED. I AM AGAIN RESPECT/INFORMED IN YOUR ALL KIND HONOR TO PLEASE LOOK INTO MATTER AND I MAY BE HELPED TO FURTHER CONTINUE MY EDUCATION FOR THE SACK OF COUNTRY PROSPERITY AND THE WHOLE NATION.

    I AM ALSO HOPE TO PLEASE DO NOT TURN DOWN MY RESPECT IN THE FAVOR OF WHOLE PROSPERITY OF THE NATION.

    HOPING WITH BEST WISHES AND REGARDS,
    YOUR MOST OBEDIENTLY HOYLL.
    IMRAN KHAN
    DATE 19/01/2012
    IMRANKHAN.7865 (at) YAHOO.COM

  3. respective sir,
    i am zohaib. i am belonging from backward area gilgit balistan. i am doing ACCA. as u know it is very expensive. i want any need base scholarship in foreign country. Kindly need base scholarship is suitable for me to continue my study. Please issue me any scholarship. i m thankful to you for this act of kindness.

  4. Respected sir,
    I am Ahsan. I have passed FSc and I want to study in B.ARCH. in NCA but I can’t continue my study because of financial problem that’s why iI need scholarship to continue my study in Lahore.
    Kindly need base scholarship is suitable for me to continue my study.

  5. Respected Sir,
    My name is .S. Baloch i belong to a poor family and my family can not support me to get higher education. My father is patient of blood pressure and we have only one source of income. I really need that scholarship.I done B.A. and now i want to continue my education. kindly give me Scholarship for M.A in NUML or any other university at Islamabad. I will be very thank full to you.

  6. Syed Muthair Shah Safi says:

    Assalam o alaikum Sir
    My name s Syed Mutahir Shah Safi and I belongs to poor family of Mohmand Agency. We are big family and source of income is only one. In present days the expenditure is very high and income is too short. Now i m studying in PMAS UAAR in 1st semester. I can not get USAID scholarship. Please issu me scholarship to continue our study. Otherwise my father can not support me.

  7. Syed Muthair shah safi says:

    Assalam o alaikum Sir
    My name s Syed Mutahir shah safi and i belongs to poor family of Mohmand agency i have passed my fsc examination. We are big family and source of income is only one. In present days the expenditure s very high and income is too short.In these situation i can not continue further education. Kindly give me scholarship for B.S agri. I shall very thankful to you people. Thanks a lot

  8. Assalam o alaikum Sir
    My name s Bilal khan and i belongs to poor famly of khyber agency i have passed my fsc examination due to the kindness of NTS (scholarship). We are big family and source of income is only one. In present days the expenditure s very high nd income is too short.In these situation i can not continue further education. Kindly give me scholarship for B.S agri. I shall very thankful to you people. Thanks

  9. muhammad ayaz khan says:

    aslam-o-alikom.dear sir ,my name is M.ayaz khan of (kpk) bannu. i have pass B.A. from UST Bannu i belong to poor family but i cant continue my study because of poverty and we are also affected by flood so i request u please give me a scholarship for MBA i shall be very thankful to you

    • m.munawar shah says:

      Dear sir,
      Assalamo-o-Alakom my name is Munawar shah iam from kpk (distt) peshawar
      I belong to a poor family. I have passed my B.com but i can,t continue my study because of poverty. Therefore i request to you plz plz plz give me a scholarship for the MBA. I shall be very thankful to you for that act of kindness.
      Thanks

  10. Muhammad Kashif says:

    My name is Muhammad Kashif. I belong to Faisalabad. I have done B.A. I need scholarship for MBA (IT). Thanks.

  11. Dear sir,
    Assalamo-o-Alakom my name is younis iam from kpk (distt) swabi
    I belong to a poor family. I have passed my B.com but i can,t continue my study because of poverty. Therefore i request to you plz give me a scholarship for the MBA. I shall be very thankful to you for that act of kindness.
    Thanks

  12. Respected Sir,
    My name is Arooj, i belong to a poor family and my family can not support me to get higher education. My father has passed last year and we have only one source of income. I really need that scholarship.I done Fsc and now i want to continue my education. kindly give me Scholarship for BS agri. I will be very Thank full to you.

  13. sir
    my name is zahoor ali. i belong from mardan. i have pass two year BBA from qurtuba university Peshawar now i want to admission in MBA but my father is died in 1998 and i am very poor. i request to you that you give me scholarship in USAID. i shall be very thankful to you for this favor.

  14. SOHAIL AHMAD says:

    Assalal o alaikum sir i m sohail ahmad from village khankohi inzari distt and teh nowshera. i belong to a low income family…my father is a retired army servant. he cannot afford my fee for BBA. please encourage me to complete my study through your financial aid programme.

  15. Faizan Ullah says:

    Dear sir i am a poor boy and i need addmission in BBA (Hons)

    • zohaib ahmed says:

      I m studying engineering from federal urdu university islamabad. i am a student of first semester but i can not afford the fees.kindly provide me the scholarship and also tell me the procedure to avail it.

  16. muhammd Ismail says:

    Respected Sir,
    my name muhammad Ismail ,i am from balochistan (Distt Awaran) and i belong from poor family that my family can’t bear my higher education studies finances, i done fsc and now i want to continue my higher education.i request you that help me by the scholarship programme .

  17. m naseem says:

    a.o.a my name is m naseem from dist pishin i need scholarship 4 Msc[hons] in agriculture university peshawar

  18. Dear sir, Assalam-o-Alaikum! I am HASRAT NASEEM . The programme which is started by u it is very important for the poor students specially those students whose wants to continue their studies but where they having many financial problems,they con’t continue their studies.
    Dear Sir, I am belong to poor area (Distt. KECH ) as u know that this district is badly effected by flood. Sir I did my FSc from KECH. but sir now I con’t continue my study becouse i have lot of financial problems. But i want to continue my study. Sir i am interested in BBA and i want help from ur programme. waiting for ur positive response.

    • Farooq Hussain says:

      Dear sir, Assalam-o-Alaikum! I am Farooq Hussain . The programme which is started by u it is very important for the poor students specially those students whose wants to continue their studies but where they having many financial problems,they con’t continue their studies.
      Dear Sir, I am belong to poor area (Distt. Mardan ) as u know that this district is badly effected by flood. Sir I did my B.A from Mardan. but sir now I can’t continue my study because i have lot of financial problems. But i want to continue my study. Sir i am interested in MBA and i want help from ur programme. waiting for ur positive response.

  19. Muhammad Asif says:

    i m Muhammad Asif. I belong to Karachi-Malir. I have done B.com. I need scholarship for MBA. Thanks.

  20. Muhammad Fiaz Sukhera says:

    assalam-o-alaikum sir i am poor student i need scholarship for mba i am fond of to study mba but my family can not afford me for higher study plz give me scholarship i will b thankful to u. i belong to muzaffargarh this is also flood effected area.i live in poor area of pakistan like khan garh. this is a most effected area in flood.

  21. Muhammad Fiaz says:

    assalam-o-alaikum sir i am poor student i need scholarship for mba i am fond of to study mba but my family can not afford me for higher study plz give me scholarship i will b thankful to u. i belong to muzaffargarh this is also flood effected area.

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