SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME FOR CITIZENS OF THE OIC AND THE NAM MEMBER COUNTRIES

The Educational Grant Programme for the Citizens of the Member Countries of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation” and “The Educational Grant Programme for the Citizens of the Member Countries of the Non-Aligned Movement” were approved by the orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 6, 2017 and on January 10, 2018, respectively. The Educational Grant (hereafter “scholarship”) Programmes provide an opportunity for selected 40 candidates on annual basis to study in the leading universities of Azerbaijan at the preparatory courses, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, general medicine/residency programmes

BENEFITS OF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME FOR CITIZENS OF THE OIC AND THE NAM MEMBER COUNTRIES

  • Tuition fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Monthly stipend for meals, accommodation and utilities costs (800 AZN)
  • Visa and registration costs
  • International flight

Application and other Documents: 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must meet the following basic criteria: 

  • Age must not be over:
  1. 22 years for Bachelor’s candidate
  2. 30 years for Master’s and
  3. 35 years for PhD applicants on or before the deadline;
  • Must possess the required academic background in the related field of their proposed study/research area.
  • Those applying for Undergraduate programme must have passed FA/FSc. exam (12 years education)
  • Those applying for Masters programme must have passed 04 year Bachelor Degree (16 years education)
  • Those applying for Doctoral programme must be a MS/MPhil degree holder (17-18 years education)
  • Have good command of the language of the institution of study and the ability to conduct scientific work in it. Language proficiency certificate must be attached for language proficiency of English.
  • Certificates/Transcript/Degrees to be attached must be attested by the attesting authorities such as IBCC and HEC. Equivalence of O & A level is mandatory by IBCC.

IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE APPLYING

  • HEC endorses equal opportunity, however, females are encouraged to apply.
  • HEC will shortlist eligible applicants on the basis of selection criteria, highest academic merit, and the number of scholarship slots allocated for Pakistani students.
  • Incomplete applications or applications received after due date will NOT be accepted. The recommendation of nominating agency i.e. HEC will be final and binding.
  • Please note that HEC has facilitation role in nomination process, as final selection will be made by the donor country. Further, HEC will have no financial liability regarding this scholarship.
  • In case of submitting false information at any stage, HEC will reserve all rights to cancel and debar for all future scholarships as well as impose a penalty, as decided by HEC.

HOW TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME FOR CITIZENS OF THE OIC AND THE NAM MEMBER COUNTRIES

  • Apply online at HEC website: CLICK HERE. After registering and filling your profile, please select “Learning Opportunities Abroad” under “Scholarship and Grant” menu in left-hand side panel of the online portal. After submission of the application, get its printed copy and Attach deposit slip of Rs. 300/- (in original) through HEC online Account No. 17427900133401 in HBL, Shalimar Recording Company Branch, H-9, Islamabad (no other documents to be attached with HEC application form except a deposit slip). All payments are to be made to HEC through HBL online facility. This facility is available in all branches of Habib Bank Ltd.
  •  Download the application form from here: General Application Form. Fill the same application form and make two sets of printed online application forms in spiral binding (02 sets of application one each in a separate spiral binding). Also, attach the copy of the following documents with each set of application;
    • ​​All Educational Documents. (Transcripts & Degrees)
    • ​ Copy of Passport.
    • ​Medical Certificate 
    • ​CV/Resume (one page)
    • ​​Motivation Letter

LAST DATE TO APPLY IS: 15-JANUARY-2019

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