The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is providing research and study opportunities for Pakistani researchers and students in Chinese universities in an effort to strengthen ties between the educational systems of the two countries.
The Government of China has announced that it has nominated the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to award these scholarships for the academic year 2024-2025 on behalf of the Government of Pakistan.
The primary motivation behind this initiative is to create and promote educational opportunities for foreign students and researchers pursuing bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degrees.
Applications for the respective programs can be submitted on the respective HEC portal or CSC portal till 28th December.
Local HEC sources said applicants can visit the official website for more details.
According to the official HEC website, the CSC – which is entrusted by the Ministry of Education of China – is responsible for the enrollment and administration of the Chinese Government Scholarship Programme.
Furthermore, only those applicants are considered under the Chinese Government Scholarship Program 2024-25 who already have valid Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) or Higher Education Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) scores (as of January 01, 2022 Received later).
The designated Chinese universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, economics, legal studies, management, education, history, literature, philosophy and fine arts and other fields for scholarship recipients at all levels.