Application is invited to apply for The TWAS-COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) Scholarship program In Pakistan. All international student from developing countries is eligible to apply for the COMSATS scholarship program 2023. The duration of the scholarship is a minimum of six months to a maximum of 3 years (up to 18 months for a sandwich program).
The TWAS-COMSATS Fellowship Programme for postgraduate research offers fellowships to young scientists from developing countries other than Pakistan, who wish to obtain all or part (sandwich or full-time) of their Ph.D. in natural or social sciences.
Applicants are encouraged to apply for the preliminary acceptance letter from CUI as early as possible. Keeping in mind that only acceptance letters dated the same year as the year of application are eligible.
TWAS-COMSATS University Islamabad Scholarship
- Host Country: Pakistan
- University: COMSATS University Islamabad
- Degree Level: postgraduate
- Deadline: 31 August 2022
- Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
- Biological Systems and Organisms
- Chemical Sciences
- Engineering Sciences incl. Computing and IT
- Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Social and Economic Sciences
The Fellowship may be granted for a minimum period of 6 months and a maximum period of 18 months. Candidates will register for their PhD in the relevant department at one of the campuses of CUI, Pakistan.
CUI-TWAS Fellowships are offered in the following areas of the natural and related applied sciences: Mathematics, Biosciences, Metrology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Chemical Engineering and Management Sciences.
CUI will provide a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
Successful applicants will be able to join from Spring semester 2023 (depending availability of PhD programmes in Spring) which starts in February 2023, except for Abbottabad campus where the Spring semester starts in March 2023.
Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:
Be nationals of a developing country (other than Pakistan); Must not be on site in Pakistan; Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Pakistan or any developed country;
Hold an MSc degree (with research) in a field of natural sciences; IF applying in a field of eligible social sciences, hold a MSc degree in a field of social sciences; Be a maximum age of 35 years by 31 December in the year of application;
How To Apply
Applicants must submit an Acceptance Letter from CUI when applying, or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance the application will not be considered for selection. Applications can only be accepted via the online portal. For more information please the official source of scholarship.