Fellowship program for Postdoctoral Applicants by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Scholarship Description:Applications Are invited for HEC postdoctoral fellowship program.
The Candidate must:
1.Hold a PhD Degree from an HEC recognized university.
2.Maximum 50 years of age on closing date (i.e. 12th May, 2011).
3.Be a regular employee of HEC recognized Public/Private Sector Universities/DAIs or Public Sector R&D organization as identified by PCST.
4.Submit a clearly written research proposal, relevant to the current job that is recommended / endorsed by the authorized officer of respective organization.
5.Provide documentary evidence of Placement in a reputed university / institute of any technologically advanced country of the world.
6.Not have availed Post Doctoral Fellowship by HEC in the last five (05) years.
All those applicants who fulfill the basic eligibility criteria would be considered for Post Doctoral Fellowship on the basis of following criteria:
1.Research proposal and its reference with the current research interest of the applicant and future needs of the country would be reviewed by the subject specialist, whose recommendation would be considered.
2.Ranking of the host university.
3.Impact factor of the publications.
4.Profile of the host supervisor.
5.Preference would be given to the applicants who have done their PhD from Pakistan.
6.Less preference would be given to the applicants who have completed their PhD recently.
7.Less preference would be given to the applicants who are going for Post Doctorate Research to the same university /Institute from where they have completed their PhD.
8.Applicants whose age would be closer to 50 years and may not have any additional chance for availing Post Doctoral fellowship would be given preference provided they fulfill the above mentioned criteria.
Scholarship Application Deadline:2 May 2011