Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan Students 2023

Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan Students 2023

Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan Students 2023

Hec AnnouncementCoastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan is to provide higher education opportunities to the students of district Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) and Awaran by awarding 200 scholarships for BS studies in the HEC recognized Public/Private sector universities/degree awarding institutions (DAIs) of Pakistan in four batches.

Detail of Scholarships​

District

No. of       Scholarships/Batch

Total No. of Scholarships

Gwadar

20

80

Lasbela/Hub

10

40

Kech (Turbat)

10

40

Awaran

10

40

Total

50

200​

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Applicant must have the domicile/local certificate of the Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) or Awaran District of Balochistan.
  • Applicant must have completed 12 years of education with at least 50% marks in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and also in Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or equivalent.
  • Applicant must have completed both Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or Equivalent from college/institute located in any of the defined districts of Balochistan i.e. Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) and Awaran.
  • Students already enrolled in any BS program prior to the advertisement maximum one academic year/ session may also apply.
  • Maximum age is 22 years as on closing date.
  • Applicants will have to meet HEC and university criteria for admission in BS program.
  • Applicants who are already availing any other HEC/Government scholarship are not eligible to apply.
  • Result awaiting students are not eligible to apply.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

  • Tuition Fee and other charges (including Hostel Fee) up to Rs. 240,000 per year or as per actual whichever is less.
  • Living Allowance of Rs.15,000 per month.
  • Book and Travelling Allowance of Rs. 30,000 per year.
  • Scholars shall be paid maximum Rs. 5000/month or at actual whichever is less, where hostel is not available at the University from the Head University charges.
  • Maximum one scholars of every batch would be financed each in LUMS and IBA Karachi (total 2)
  • Stipend shall be paid to the already enrolled applicants from the closing date of application and the tuition fee from the start of the session.

How To Apply – Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan Students 2023

  • Applicants are required to submit application online through HEC web portal on the below link​​.
  • Hard copies of applications and any other documents are not required at this stage.
  • The applicants must deposit Rs. 500/- (non-refundable) as application processing fee in Habib Bank Limited, Account Number: 1742 7900 1334 01, Title of Account: Higher Education Commission, Branch Code: 1742.
  • The original bank payment record/slip must be uploaded with an online application, and it should be kept safe by the applicant to present it at test center (No one will be allowed to sit in the test without producing original bank deposit slip).
  • The applicant must upload the picture and required documents while filling the application form.
  • The applicant must submit the online application after completing the application form. Saved and Incomplete applications in any respect will not be considered.
  • HEC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the scholarship process at any stage without assigning any reason.

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FAQS

​All the general queries have been addressed below about the scholarship program, if you do not find answer to your question from the following, please send us an email to [email protected]

I have domicile other than Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) or Awaran, am I eligible to apply?

No, only applicants having domicile of Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) or Awaran are eligible to apply.

I have scored 50% marks in Matriculation but less than 50% in Intermediate, am I eligible to apply?

No, applicants must have scored at least 50% marks in both matriculation and intermediate separately.

I have completed matriculation from Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) or Awaran but Intermediate from some other district, am I eligible to apply?

No, applicants must have completed matriculation and intermediate both from Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat) or Awaran districts of Balochistan.

I am already enrolled in BS program, am I eligible to apply?

Yes, students already enrolled in any BS program prior to the advertisement maximum one academic year/session may also apply subject to fulfillment of other requirements/criteria.

I am waiting for my intermediate result, am I eligible to apply?

No, result awaited students are not eligible to apply.

What is the maximum age limit for undergraduate program?

Maximum age limit is 22 years on closing date of advertisement. No age relaxation will be allowed.

Will HEC help in getting admission to university?

No, applicants must meet HEC and university criteria for admission in BS program.

I am already availing financial assistance/scholarship from HEC/Government, am I eligible for this scholarship?

No, the students already availing financial assistance/scholarship from HEC/Government are not eligible to apply.

What will be the selection criteria?

Applicants will be short-listed based on Aptitude Test score (conducted by HEC) and academic credentials.

Can we edit information after submission of application form?

All the information and documents i.e: Domicile, DMC/Certificate of SSC & HSSC and other documents/certificates once submitted with the online application form cannot be edited or replaced after the final submission and shall be considered as final.

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