Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Overseas PhD Scholarships for Punjab University in Service Non PhD Teachers

The University of the Punjab Lahore invites applications from eligible Punjab University’s in-service Non-PhD teachers for award of Overseas PhD Scholarships in top 100 Universities according to the QS World University Ranking 2019 for the academic year 2019-2020. However, preference will be given to the scholars who have secured or have any offer of partial funding from the university they are willing to get admission or any other funding agency. The scholars can avail scholarships for a maximum period of three years. In this respect complete application forms must reach in the office of Students Financial Aid Centre through proper channel till 31st July, 2019. (Application forms are available at PU website https://pu.edu.pk/downloads/Application-Form-For-PhD-Study-Abroad.pdf).
Eligibility Criteria:
Applicant must be a Pakistani National and regular non-PhD faculty members of this University.
Must have minimum 18 years of Education with MS / M.Phil equivalent degree in relevant subject with CGPA greater than 3 out of 4.00 in semester system and 1st division in annual Examination system. No 3rd division / Grad D in entire academic career.
Must have 3 years permanent/regular and active University Service.
Teachers on probation are ineligible to apply.
Maximum age limit on closing date is 40 years.
Faculty members who are already enrolled in PhD in any local or Foreign University or availing HEC / Government or any other Scholarship are not eligible to apply.
Visiting / Contract faculty member are not eligible to apply.
Scholarships are competitive and subject need based.
Applicant should have secured admission in any top (100) University in QS Ranking.
The Overseas Scholarship Committee can consider cases of partial funding in case of applicant’s admission in other than top 100 QS Ranking universities. However the rules for the award of Ph.D scholarship regarding criteria of admission up to the maximum limit of QS Ranking will strictly be observed.
Scholars who have also applied for Financial Assistance / Scholarships for PhD studies from other National / International funding agencies will be preferred. (Attach documentary evidence)
Important Note:
Please read University of the Punjab Rules for the Award of PhD Scholarships available at the University website: https://pu.edu.pk/downloads/Rules-for-the-Award-of-PhD-Scholarships.pdf before submission of application.

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