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2023 HEC Scholarships For Undergraduate Students In Pakistan

2023 HEC Scholarships For Undergraduate Students In Pakistan

Do you wish to pursue higher education but lack the resources to cover the exorbitant costs of education? Not to worry! HEC has got you covered by announcing national and international scholarships to undergraduate students in Pakistan. The majority of these scholarships are fully funded. 

HEC Scholarships are offered to students enrolled in undergraduate programs at public and private sector educational institutions in Pakistan, who have achieved exceptional academic performance or have achieved the highest grades in specific subjects at their level. The program intends to encourage high-achieving students to pursue further studies and improve the quality of teaching and learning at higher education institutions (HEIs). 

In addition, it aims to create a pool of students with high potential and an aptitude for research within Pakistan's higher education system by increasing the number of highly qualified graduates at all levels of academia within the country.

We will talk about the latest scholarships in Pakistan by HEC in this article, so you can learn everything you need to know about how to apply, when the deadline is, etc.

Let’s get started without further ado!

Latest HEC Scholarships For Pakistani Students

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is providing financial assistance to Pakistani students who wish to continue their studies at the undergraduate level. HEC offers two different types of scholarships. One is a national scholarship and the second is an International scholarship program. 

  • First, we will talk about the national scholarships by HEC.
  • Undergraduate Scholarships For Pakistani Students HEC.
  • Undergraduate Scholarship Program For The Students Of Gilgit-Baltistan (Gb) .

This undergraduate scholarship for Pakistani students HEC is for Gilgit-Baltistan students. The major objective is to motivate more pupils from impoverished families to seek advanced learning. This is not only a great opportunity for G-B students but also an opportunity to bring more attention to the GB region in Pakistan as well as its people by giving them equal opportunities with other parts of the country such as Punjab or Sindh. A crucial region, Gilgit Baltistan is where the CPEC route ends, with Gwadar being on the other end.

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These HEC scholarships are provided on a merit basis and are available for both male and female students. You can apply online via the official website or visit the nearest HEC office for more information about these opportunities. To get a scholarship from Higher Education Commission, you must have a good academic record with high marks in previous exams.

Let's examine the prerequisites for this scholarship:

Eligibility requirements

  • A Gilgit-Baltistan domicile or local certificate is required for applicants.
  • The SSC, HSSC, or equivalent, must have been earned by applicants. However, individuals who finished their SSC/HSSC or an equivalent in Gilgit-Baltistan would be given importance.
  • As of the closing date (24 October 2022) of applying, the maximum age allowed is 22.
  • To be considered for admission to BS programs, applicants must satisfy HEC and university requirements.

Scholarships will pay for: 

  • Tuition, housing fees, and other expenses of total PKR. 240,000 annual
  • Monthly compensation of PKR. 15,000
  • Books and travel expense up to PKR. 30,000 per year

Applying Procedure

  • Applicants must submit their applications online at
  • Candidates are urged to safeguard their login details.
  • Printed version applications won't be taken into consideration
  • To apply, applicants must deposit Rs. 500 (non-refundable) at any HBL branch and upload a softcopy or image of their bank statement.

Important Information 

  • The Education Testing Council HEC will administer an aptitude test, and candidates will be evaluated according to their results and academic background.
  • Candidates must receive a minimum of 50% on the ETC exam.
  • Any Pakistani institution or university in the public sector is open to applicants. However, any additional costs above those listed in project PC-1 will be covered by the student.
  • After the date of release of the test results, the test outcomes are valid for a year.
  • HEC reserves the authority to halt or suspend the scholarship application operation without justifying.
  • 75 Celebration Of Independence Day Of Pakistan Scholarship Program

Education is a right of every individual and that’s why Higher Education Commission has announced the Scholarship program. These scholarships are open to all qualified applicants who have finished the BISE's Matric or comparable. This Independence day scholarship by HEC is coming soon so all students must be ready to grab it. This scholarship will cover your tuition fee and other educational expenses like books, uniforms, etc.

HEC Fata Balochistan Undergraduate Scholarship

The second HEC scholarship for undergraduate students in Pakistan is for the Students of Balochistan and FATA. Talented individuals with local certificates from Balochistan and the former FATA are eligible to apply for scholarships to pursue postgraduate studies at either HEC-recognized public, private or degree-granting institutions in Pakistan.

  • The applicants should apply before the deadline to prevent any trouble. Additionally, students are urged to check their email messages and the HEC webpage frequently for any updates.
  • Now, let’s talk about foreign scholarships by HEC!

HEC Moroccan Scholarships 2023

The HEC of Pakistan is happy to approve Pakistani applicants' applications to enroll in Morocco for the year 2023–2024 through the AMCI.  

Students can apply for Moroccan Government Scholarships through HEC International Scholarships in any degree program at the undergraduate, Master's, and Ph.D. levels.

For consideration for the Morocco Scholarships, the following criteria must be met by participants:

Admission requirements

  • All Pakistanis may apply.
  • The scholarship program requires that shortlisted applicants be available to attend.

Credentials requirements

  • The undergraduate program necessitates a total of 12 years of education.
  • Applicants for master's programs must have a certificate of 16 years of education.
  • An overall number of 18 years of education are required for the Ph.D. program.

Language requirements: 

Only those who have shown competency in the language are allowed to apply since the scholarship program is done exclusively in French. No student will be allowed to take a scholarship unless they have proven to have a strong command of the French language. 

Scholarship Assistance

As it is a fully funded scholarship the Moroccan scholarship will pay for visa requirements, housing, medical insurance, and a stipend.

Applicants need to have the following paperwork to visit Morocco.

  • Medical certifications
  • Long-term visas for students

Application for Morocco Scholarship

However, if you are not easy with French, you must go to the HEC website.

  • The following website address is where contenders must upload their web forms.
  • Candidates must select "Learning Opportunities Abroad" after finishing their profiles.
  • Following submission, participants must print a duplicate of their online application so that it can be authenticated.
  • Each participant must be informed that HEC will manage the submission.
  • Before September 20, 2022, candidates must fill out two sets of AMCI registration forms with all required supplemental materials, as well as one copy of an HEC application form.

Final Thoughts

Here is an end to our discussion on 2023 HEC scholarships for undergraduate students in Pakistan.  If you are considering applying, you should do so as soon as possible before it's too late. If you have any queries, leave a comment below and we will respond.

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