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), LahoreMBAPh: 042-111-11-5867
financial-aid@lums.edu.pk
April 25, 2011
Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU), IslamabadMBAPh: 051-90644091
financial-aid@qau.edu.pk
July 31, 2011
Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), QuettaBBAPh: 081-2880585 (Ext. 465)
financial-aid@buitms.edu.pk
August 1, 2011
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), KarachiMBAPh: 021-111-922-478, 5830447-8
financial-aid@szabist.edu.pk
May 15, 2011
Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), PeshawarBBA/MBAPh: 091-9217452, 9217404
financial-aid@imsciences.edu.pk
September 1, 2011
Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, SukkurBBA/MBAPh: 071-5630272, 5633490
financial-aid@iba-suk.edu.pk
June 15, 2011
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), KarachiBBA/MBAPh: 021-9243414, 111-422-422
financial-aid@iba.edu.pk
May 19, 2011
June 20, 2011

Agriculture

University NamePrograms OfferedFinancial Assistance Office Contact DetailsTentative Admission Deadline
Sindh Agriculture University (SAUT), TandojamMS (Agri)Ph: 0222-766356/ 765870, 765387
financial-aid@sau.edu.pk
April 16, 2011
KPK Agriculture University, PeshawarBS (Agri)Ph: 091-9218500
financial-aid@aup.edu.pk
October 30, 2011
PMAS Arid Agriculture, RawalpindiBS/MS (Agri)Ph: 051-9062251, 9290406
financial-aid@uaar.edu.pk
July 30, 2011
University of Agriculture (UAF), FaisalabadBS/MS (Agri)Ph: 041-9200161/9200183
financial-aid@uaf.edu.pk
September 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. No application form will be accepted at HEC.

Contact Details

For further information, you may please contact:

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

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  1. To
    Honorable,
    Dr: Raiz Hussan Qureshi
    Advisor (HRD)

    SUBJECT:- REQUEST FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP(USAID Funded & Need based project) IN SINDH AGRIRUTURE UNIVERSITY TANDOJAM FOR DVM (DOCTER OF VETERINARY MADICINE) CLASSES.

    SEAT NO 654
    FORM NO 1091
    Bank Account No. CD-738 through bank challan in HBL,SAU Branch Tandojam. Latest by 20-03-2011

    I Abdul Fatah S/o Ali Hassan by Cast Chohan Village Rajo labano Deh: Nau Wah U.C: Taib Talk: Lakhi Ghulam Shah District: Shikarpur sindh. Family and also Flood Affected Village so My Family is Not Affordable in to get Higher Education, So Please Help me in Continues Higher Education.
    Thanks
    I shall Obliged to you Always,

    Yours Obediently
    Abdul Fatah Chohan

    • SIR IAM DOING BS AGRICULTURE IN AWKUM ANBAR CAMPUS.MY FATHER VIS FARMER.AND CAN’T AFFORD MY EDUCATION EXPENSES.SIR PLZ GIVE ME SCHOLARSHIP TO COMPLETE MY EDUCATION.I SHALL BE HIGHLY THANKFUL TO U AND MY FAMILY ALSO.

  2. Dear Sir,
    Iam poor Student of Pakistan my Village flood Afficted Area in Pakistan flood. my Village Complate Damage houses and crop animal, house matirial.
    My Name is Abdul Fatah Chohan S/o Ali Hassan Chohan R/o Rajo Labano Deh: New Wah U.C: Taib Talk: Lakhi Dist: Shikapur Pakistan.
    Dear Sir
    My Admission in Sindh Agriculture University Tandojoam of Pakistan,Animal Science. So Please help me fancialaid.
    plz Help me for the ( USAID funded Merit & Need Based scholarishp project)
    my praints not afood me. my praints is very poor.
    Thanks
    Abdul Fatah chohan
    Abdulfatahchohan@yahoo.com

  3. Assalamualaikum Sir, i want to said that this program of scholarship is a great oppotunity for those poor student who belongs to the poor family and have minimum financial resources. Sir i m requested you that i belongs to the poor family and my father can’t afford my fee b/c of financial problem i want to get admission in M.B.A in Quaid-e-Azam university through scholarship program for my better future.I am from khairpur mirus sindh. If you tell me about those requirements which is required. Sir i want to get your good response, if. you will respond me then i am thankful to you forever. Thanks……

    • Dear Sadia
      I am also applying for the same scholarship plan
      it is very easy to do this
      just download the usaid application form from the university website.
      apply in the particular course if you could pass the entry test for the course then you will be considered eligible for this fund.

  4. I want to do Mba . I can’t fulfill my expenses. I need scholarship in this regard.i did my b.com in 2008 from the university of punjab. I got first division throughout my career. Please provide scholarship in this regard

  5. Dear Sir,
    I am Ph.D student in SAU Tando Jam. My family can not affaord my education expenses so I need scholarship in this regard. I have completed my M.Sc in Veterinary Microbiology Dept. with CGPA 3.97. I got 1st division through out my career. Kindly help in my higher studies. I shall be thankful to you. Thanks.

  6. Sir, please tell me basic procedure of taking admission under scholarships program. I shall be very thankful yo you for this act of kindness.

  7. I also think its a good step by us aid to encourage poor and needy but talented youth of our country, GOD bless them all.

  8. aoa..sir plz tell me about scholarship for undergraduate program related to medical sciences or biological sciences i need it badly i have wasted my year for this also

  9. DEAR SIR
    I WISH TO DO MBBS. I BELONG TO VERY POOR FAMILY .MY FATHER CAN NOT AFFORD THE EXPENSES OF MY EDUCATION.I NEED SCHOLARSHIP TO FULFILL MY DREAM OF BECOMING THE HEART SURGEON.IGOT 86% MARKS IN MATRIC AND 77%IN FSC.PLZ TELL ME THE PROCEDURE OF TAKING THE SCHOLARSHIP.I SHALL BE VERY THANKFUL

  10. A.O.A
    Sir i want to do MBA 4m QUA, but my father is not financially strong to bear my expenses. i need this scholarship. thanks.

  11. A.O.A I want to do MBA bt my father,s income is v much low. So plz provide me this scholarship. thanks.

  12. I m Raza Ullah from FATA , N.W.A. I looking for scholarship to study further, M.B.A or M.I.T at I.M.Sciences, Peshawar through USAID.
    Qualification: B.I.T (4 years )
    Thanking You

  13. Sir,
    I do not know the process of taking admission at I.M.Sciences, Peshawar under the USAID scholarship for the session 2011-2012. It will be your kindness to aware me about the process through E.Mail.
    Qualification: B.I.T (4 years )
    Further Study ambition: 1. M.B.A. or M.I.T.
    Thanks
    With best Wishes,

  14. Dear sir,
    I am Ijaz Ahmad S/O Said Muhammad khan belong to mingora swat.
    sir, I belong to a poor family,and my family can not tolerate my further education,and my family is also flood affected village.
    please sir give me scholarship.Because I want to my study continue.

  15. A.O.A Sir i want to do MBA 4m QUA, but my father is not financially strong to bear my expenses. i need this scholarship. thanks.

  16. hi, i want to apply for a scholarship,because i’m connected to balochistan province. it’s very behind in education. plz reply me

  17. hi, i’m an applicant of usaid scholarship, i’m connected to very poor district (Panjgur) it’s in Balochistan.i hope you to have a seat for me. i’ll ever remember you in my prayers.ok

  18. ASSALAM-E-KUM
    Dear sir,
    I am Mohammad Adnan s/o Barkat Ullah from district Panjgur in Balochistan. I done my B.sc from degree college Panjgur in 2010. Because of poorness i can’t continue my education further. I am a hard worker student also position holder.sir I request you to provide me a scholarship seat to give me a chance for further education. Inshallah God will do good.

  19. dear sir
    i want to do msc agri in entomology from uaf. please tell me the procedure of applying under scholarship programme. can you send me forms of scholarship for students of rural areas.

  20. DEAR SIR,
    I M FAYAZ KHAN FROM FATA KHYBER AGENCY AND I HAVE NEED TO SCHOLARSHIP BECAUSE I WANT TO CONTINUOUS MY FURTHER EDUCATION SO THAT I REQUEST AS SON TO ALL OF U THAT PLEASE AWARE ME OR INFORM ME ABOUT SCHOLARSHIP I WILL BE THANK FULL TO ALL OF MY HELPER IN GETTING EDUCATION FURTHER AND STILL STAY AT HOME BECAUSE I DON’T HAVE MONEY TO TAKE ADMISSION IN ECONOMICS FOR MASTER

  21. Sir, i want to said that this program of scholarship is a great opportunity for those student who never afford such fees. Sir i want to get admission in M.B.A in Quaid-e-Azam university through scholarship program .I am from Muhmand agency(fata).Is there any scholarship for fata students especially for boys in MBA?if yes then what is the procedure to get admission?please reply me.
    thanks.

  22. Sir, I am the student of mechanical engineering department in QUEST Nawabshah and I can’t bear my education expenses. So please give me scholarship.
    THANK YOU.

  23. Sir, i am the student of BS Chemical Engineering Department n BUITEMS Quetta Balochistan I belong to a backword Area From Dera bugti and we are especially victim of education and my Father is a poor man so Please kindly give me scholarship. I shall be thankful to you.
    Thank you