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« on: January 02, 2010, 01:06:49 PM »
Scholarships For Higher Studies Abroad: Phase2

Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi Scholarships for Higher Studies Abroad: Phase II

Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi, provides unique opportunity to enterprising young women of Pakistan for academic growth and professional development. Under Phase I of its Human Resource Development (HRD) Program, FJWU has already awarded a number of overseas scholarships for Ph.D. studies to highly competitive women round Pakistan.  The Phase II of University’s HRD Program also provides equal opportunity to compete for overseas doctoral degree studies scholarships.

Candidates who already hold any other HEC scholarship offer are NOT eligible to apply.

The Phase II awards are offered in the following disciplines:


Eligibility Criteria:

Pakistani/AJK nationals (females only);
Degree level qualification from a recognized university  with  minimum   sixteen years of  education (4 year Bachelor’s,  two year Master’s and higher, all three categories are eligible);
No more than two 2nd  divisions, and  NO 3rd division and/or  D grade in the academic record;

Admission offer letter from a HEC recognized overseas university;

GRE/GAT (general) valid test certificate or proof of enrollment.

Age not exceeding 40 years on January 12, 2010. This concession is only permissible for permanently employed teachers and researchers   in public sector universities/degree level colleges and R&D organizations respectively. The upper age limit for all other qualifying candidates is 35 years.

Application Procedure:

The application forms, @ Rs.600 each, should be obtained from the main branches of First Women Bank Ltd (FWBL) in Peshawar, Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The application form complete in all respects must reach to the Registrar’s office of the Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi till January 12, 2010. A candidate employed in the public sector must attach with the application form No Objection Certificate (NOC) duly issued by her parent organization. Incomplete applications and/or applications  without GRE/GAT (general)valid  test certificate/proof of enrollment    will not be entertained.
Conditions for Final Award:

    * Selected candidates will be required to appear before FJWU Selection Board for induction as permanent faculty members;
    * Selected candidates, if recommended for permanent induction, will be required to join FJWU within four weeks of the formal offer of appointment;

    * The offer of permanent appoint will remain valid only if the HRD scholarship is availed within the stipulated time limit;     
    * The award covers overseas   tuition fee, onetime round single person travel as well as single person maintenance cost for a stipulated duration of doctoral studies. Therefore, before proceeding for overseas studies, all awardees will be required to sign a 5 year service bond with FJWU after the successful completion of doctoral degree.  Defaulters and unsuccessful awardees will be liable for full cost recovery under the terms and conditions of the service bond.   

N.B.  University reserves the right to shortlist the candidates in accordance with a standardized and uniform criteria and/or cancel the scheme without providing any cause/justification. 

Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi.
Tel. 051- 9271170
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