KARACHI: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (CCT) have launched a new scholarship scheme for Pakistani students, who wish to study for PhD.
The Pakistan HEC Cambridge Scholarship, will offer up to five full-cost scholarships per year to PhD students from October 2011 at any college at Cambridge university and in any subject, except those classed as clinical.
The HEC will shortly issue a call for scholarship applications. CCT, founded in 1982 by Cambridge University as a charity, supports students from member states of the Commonwealth who wish to study at Cambridge. CCT and the Cambridge Overseas Trust supported over 15,000 students.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 9th, 2011.