Chinese scholarships up for grabs for Pakistani, AJK students

November 18, 2022

Amir Khan

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced Chinese Scholarships 2023-24 for the AJK (Azad Jammu and Kashmir) and Pakistani students to study and conduct research in their areas of interest in China’s best universities.

According to documents available with WealthPK, the Chinese Scholarship Council is offering these scholarships with a view to enhancing the educational cooperation between the two countries. On behalf of the Government of Pakistan, the HEC is the nominating agency for these scholarships.

The China Scholarship Council (CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education, People's Republic of China, is responsible for enrolment and administration of Chinese Government Scholarship Program. Qualified applicants can apply for scholarship for Undergraduate/Bachelors, Masters & Doctoral/PhD programs in respective field of studies.

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 etc. for the scholarship recipients at all levels.

The deadline to submit the application on the HEC portal is Thursday, 15th December 2022. The applicants may check the deadline and submit online applications for HAT and USAT tests by visiting Those already having a valid HAT or USAT score after January 1, 2022 may submit the score on the HEC portal while submitting the application.

As per details of scholarships, tuition funds will be comprehensively used by the host university. It may cover education, administration costs, health insurance and expenditures to support student activities. However, the university will offer free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy to each awardee.

As per the China Govt. Scholarship Program, the undergraduate students will get a stipend of CNY2,500 per month (Min), masters students CNY3,000 per month (Min), and PhD students CNY 3,500 per month (Min). The travel expenditure would be borne by the scholarship winners themselves and the HEC will have no financial responsibility.


Credit : Independent News Pakistan-WealthPk