Need-Cum-Merit Based Scholarship Scheme
Need-Cum-Merit Based Scholarship Scheme is Pakistan Engineering Council’s (PEC) scholarship scheme to provide an opportunity to deserving students from certain selected areas of the country, enabling them as engineers with desired competence and skills in public sector leading HEIs, as per the need of industry to play due role in socio-economic development in society.
Under this scheme, 500 scholarships will be awarded in a cycle of 4 years (125 per year) to the students of domicile from selected areas, particularly in the order of preference of Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Tribal Areas, and KP, Sindh and Punjab. The amount of scholarship will be PKR 100,000 per year to cover partially the tuition fee, living expenses and books etc. The respective HEI, where student has secured admission in Fall-2020, may also extend additional support to their selected students (financial or in-kind) as partner to PEC initiative.
The student must have:
- Secured admission in PEC accredited/ approved undergraduate engineering programmes (enlisted on PEC website https://www.pec.org.pk) of Public Sector Universities/Institutions in Fall-2020.
- Domicile of areas of Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Tribal Areas, KP, Sindh and Punjab.
- Family income less than or equal to PKR 50,000 per month and is not availing any other scholarship.
- The eligible students may apply on Scholarship Application Form (also available on website at https://www.pec.org.pk/scholarship.aspx) duly completed in all respects and submit through the respective university at the address below. The deadline for submission of application is Saturday, October 31, 2020.
The scrutiny & assessment will be carried out by PEC Scholarship Committee in consultation with the respective HEls for the award of scholarship as per the approved criteria.