PHEC Foreign Post-Doctoral Fellowships Program FY 2017-2018

The Punjab Higher Education Commission, is now accepting applications from the applicants from the eligible public sector college teachers/university faculty in Punjab. The objective of this fellowship program is to support faculty to improve their research and teaching skills.

Funded by:

  • Punjab Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Course Level:

Course Duration:

  • 9 -12 Months

Fields of Study:

Courses offered by the university/institute listed in top 300 universities according to the QS World University Rankings 2018

Financial Support:

Maximum Annual Funds (in PKR Millions)

  • Bench Fee = 0. 5
  • Stipend = 1.44 (i.e. 0.12 Million per month)
  • Travel (Airfare) = 0.15
  • Reference Material = 0.075
  • Medical/Health Insurance = 0.075
  • Total Funds Required for 1 Scholar = 2.24

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Hold a PhD Degree from an HEC recognized university.
  • Maximum 52 years of age on closing date.
  • Be a regular (BPS & TTS) faculty of Public Sector Universities/Colleges chartered by Government of the Punjab.
  • Submit a clearly written research proposal, relevant to the academic field.
  • Must have placement in a reputed university/institute listed in top 300 universities according to the QS World University Rankings 2018

Non-Eligibility Criteria:

  • Dual nationals.
  • Applicants who are already availing any other scholarship/fellowships.
  • Applicants who are not full time regular faculty in public sector college/university.
  • Applicants who have availed any Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the last five (05) years.

Selection Criteria:

  • Strength of Research Proposal.
  • Relevance of host supervisor’s profile with the research proposal.
  • Number of years since award of PhD degree.
  • Placement in QS high ranking University will be preferred.
  • Applicants, who have indigenous PhD, shall be given preference.
  • Applicants whose age would be closer to 52 years and have no additional chance for availing Post-Doctoral fellowship may be given preference provided they fulfil the criteria.
  • Candidate’s research contribution/papers.
  • Number of MPhil/PhD students supervised.

Required Documents:

  • Online bank deposit slip of Rs. 1000 as a processing fee in favor of Punjab Higher Education Commission in the account titled “PHEC Accreditation Receivable” of Punjab Higher Education Commission Lahore, Bank of Punjab, Arfa Software Technology Park, Ferozepur Road Lahore.
  • Application Form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Research Proposal
  • Acceptance letter
  • Attested copies of educational certificates/transcripts/degrees from issuing board/university or HEC.
  • Appointment/regularization letter as regular permanent faculty in public sector college/ university.
  • NOC from the relevant government department/university authorities.
  • Candidate CV/Resume.
  • Foreign Supervisor CV/Resume.
  • Photocopy of CNIC.
  • Photocopy of passport.

Note: All above documents should be in the same order as mentioned above and stapled. Applicants must apply through proper channel and by hand applications will not be accepted.

Foe more information, Please read application procedure and terms and condition on the official website.

How to Apply:

  • Please download the application form from the link given below.
  • The dully filled application form along with the required documents must be submitted to the address mentioned below.
  • Address: Punjab Higher Education CommissionFloor 10, Room 11, Arfa Software Technology Park, 346-B,Ferozepur Road, Lahore,

    Ph: 042-99231903.

Application Deadline:

  • 6th Feb, 2018