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Applications For US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor Ph.D Scholarship Program 2022



A workshop organized by USA and Pakistan lead to establishment of US-Pakistan knowledge corridor project. This project is working by following different objectives as to train 1000 caliber students per year for GRE, IELTS and TOFEL exams and to increase the research and academic areas of HEC. Scholarship grants are given for maximum 5 years.

This scholarship split into three main categories according to ranking of universities


US ranked universities

GRE/ HAT score

C-I Applicant must secure admission in top 50 QS ranked universities GRE Minimum 300 HAT 60%
C-II Applicant must secure admission in top 300 QS ranked universities GRE Minimum 300 HAT 60%
C-III Applicant must secure admission in any university in USA Applicant must have complete tuition waiver

Eligibility Standards

Applicants fulfil the required standards are eligible to apply 

  • Applicant must be Pakistani/ AJK nationals
  • Minimum 4 years bachelor’s degree
  • There should be no 3rd division in academic career though two 2nd divisions are acceptable for category III but for C-I and II candidates should not have more than one second division in academic line.
  • Age should not be more than 40 ears if applicant is an employ, for all other cases age limit is 35 years.
  • Applicants with holding Ph.D degree are not eligible
  • Applicants availing any other scholarship are not eligible to apply

Required Documents

Attested documents are not required at time of online application process while shortlisted candidates are asked to submit attested copies of educational documents.


Category I & II 80 composite All section 17 6.5 bands 550 composite All sections 52
Category III 70 composite All sections 15 6 bands 524 composite All sections 50

Selected Universities

Top 300 universities in USA selected for this grant can be checked b following link

List-Selected-Universities.pdf (

How To Apply

New candidates have to be registered on HEC site 

When complete registration is done, click on scholarship and grants after that click on US-Pak knowledge corridor and complete the form

Submit application form

Last Date For Form Submission

Announced last date for submission of application is 28th February 2022.

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