Law Graduates Scholarship Program for Pakistani Students for Study Abroad

Law Graduates Scholarship Program for Pakistani Students for Study Abroad

Higher Education Commission Pakistan HEC connects talented students with the best research universities in the world through its highly sought after international scholarship program for Pakistani students. Learn more about foreign studies (Scholarship Program 2021) here

Law Graduates Scholarship Program for Pakistani Students

Lawyers' community is the integral part of the judicial system and in that respect, they had an important responsibility to provide legal services to the common people in attainment of justice.


To fill the gap of senior lawyers who martyred in the deadly blast of August, 2016, the project was initiated on the direction of the Prime Minister, to strengthen the overall judicial system in the province.


Concept of the project is based on the provision of higher education opportunities to Law students from Balochistan enrolling them in national and international higher learning educational institutions by supporting them financially.


The project "Law Graduates Scholarships Programme for Balochistan for Study Abroad" was approved by the Govt. of Pakistan in September, 2018, to award total 100 scholarships in batches, over the period of five years.


SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCEMENT


Applications are invited from the applicants having Domicile/Local Certificate of Balochistan Province for award of Scholarships for law studies in the following categories:


  1. Indigenous / Local LLB (5Years)
  2. Indigenous / Local LLM    
  3. Foreign LLM  
  4. Foreign Ph.D.             

Last date for submission of online applications Scholarship is Thursday, March 18, 2021


The applicants are advised to apply well before the closing date to get assistance in case of any inconvenience.


Please read the below advertisement in detail and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) before filling out the online application form.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Applicant must possess the Domicile/Local Certificate of Balochistan Province.
  • Maximum age as on closing date of applications:

  1. LLB (5Years):                    25 years
  2. LLM:                                 30 years
  3. PhD:                                  35 years

  • For LLB, LLM and PhD scholarships, the candidates must have completed HSSC/Equivalent, LLB and LLM respectively, from HEC recognized Universities before the closing date of the applications.
  • For LLB, Candidates must have completed 12 years of education with at least 50% marks in BOI&SE intermediate exam / equivalent.
  • For LLM & PhD, Candidates must have completed LLB , LLM respectively from HEC recognized DAIs with at least 50% marks in Bachelor degree.
  • Applicant must secure minimum 50% Marks (Accumulative Test Score) in Aptitude Test.
  • Applicant must have acquired the requisite academic qualification on or before the closing date.
  • Any applicant who is already availing any other scholarship is not eligible to apply.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Eligible applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of Test and Academic credential scores. The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of Merit.
  2. 15-20% scholarships will be reserved for the children of victims' families (Martyred/severely injured) in the blast of August 8, 2016 at Quetta, if they fulfil the required criteria.
  3. In case of non-availability of students from victim families, scholarships will be awarded on merit to other candidates.
  4. Applicant must meet HEC and University eligibility criteria in place for admission in LLB, LLM & PhD programmes.
  5. Scholarship will only be awarded to the students studying/ seeking admission in HEC recognized Public Sector Universities / institutes or W-category Private Universities.
  6. Foreign scholarship applicants have to provide admission letter in top 500 universities (in QS Ranking) after the selection.
  7. Merit list of scholarships will be prepared on the basis of online information/data provided by the applicants and in case of any misrepresentation/error/omission, the scholarship shall be cancelled at any stage.
  8. If the applicants are already employed/serving, they should be from the law relevant field (Practicing Advocate, Judicial officer, Law faculty members and Prosecutors from Prosecution departments). The Scholarship Management Committee would review the organizations of already employed applicants. The decision of the committee to consider the already employed applicants will be final and not challengeable.
  9. Serving Employees will be required to provide NOC and study leave from their respective organizations.
  10. Only those applicants, who meet the eligibility criteria and other requirements will be considered for further shortlisting.
  11. HEC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the scholarship process at any stage without assigning any reason.

 ​​​How to Apply

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  • Applicants are required to submit only online application through (eportal.hec.gov.pk).
  • Hard copy of applications and any other documents are not required at this stage.
  • Applicants have to Deposit /Online Transfer /Bank Draft/Pay Order/ATM Transfer Rs.500/- (Non-refundable), as application processing fee in favor of Director General Finance, HEC. Fee can be deposited at Habib Bank limited, in A/C No. 1742-79001334-01.
  • The original Bank payment record/slip should be kept safe by the applicant to submit when required by the HEC.
  • Incomplete applications in any respect will not be considered.
  • Applicants are required to submit the completely filled application online, because the only submitted applications will be considered and saved application will not be entertained.

Financial Support 

Payments will be made as per actual or up to the maximum limit, whichever is lower.

Tuition fee will be paid directly to the universities where the students will be enrolled.

Law Graduates Scholarship Program 2021

FAQ

Q.1: What is the domicile requirement for law graduate scholarship for students of Balochistan?

Answer: Only the Candidates having Domicile/Local Certificate of Balochistan Province can apply for this scholarship scheme.

Q.2: What will be the eligibility to apply for scholarship in LLB/LLM & Ph.D. program?

Answer: Applicant must possess the Domicile/Local Certificate of Balochistan Province.
Maximum age as on closing date of applications:
LLB (5Years):                             25 years
LLM:                                             30 years
PhD:                                             35 years
For LLB, LLM and PhD scholarships, the candidates must have completed HSSC/Equivalent, LLB and LLM respectively, from HEC recognized Universities before the closing date of the applications.
For LLB, Candidates must have completed 12 years of education with at least 50% marks in BOI&SE intermediate exam / equivalent.
For LLM & PhD, Candidates must have completed LLB and LLM respectively from HEC recognized DAIs with at least 50% marks in Bachelor degree.
Applicant must secure minimum 50% Marks (Accumulative Test Score) in Aptitude Test.
Applicant must have acquired the requisite academic qualification on or before the closing date i.e. XX December 2020.
Any applicant who is already availing any other scholarship is not eligible to apply.

Q.3: Can already employed /serving applicants apply for this scholarship?

Answer: a. Already employed/serving applicants can apply if they fulfil the eligibility criteria.

b. If the applicants are already employed/serving, they should be from the law relevant field (Practicing Advocate, Judicial officer, Law faculty members and Prosecutors from Prosecution departments). The Scholarship Management Committee would review the organizations of already employed applicants. The decision of the committee to consider the already employed applicants will be final and not challengeable.

c. Serving Employees will be required to provide NOC and study leave from their respective organizations.

Q.4: I have done O-levels & A-levels do I need IBCC equivalence certificate?  

Answer: Yes, equivalence certificates will be required from IBCC to apply for the scholarship.

Q.5: If applicant is already enrolled in a law program, can he apply for this scholarship?

Answer: Yes, already enrolled applicants in a law program, can apply for the scholarship.

Q.6: Will the already enrolled student be paid for his previous semester under this scholarship?

Answer: Already enrolled Scholars will only be paid for remaining period. Past/ previous funding will not be paid/ reimbursed to them.

Q.7: If I have already cleared the NTS Test (or any other entry Test), would it be necessary to take Aptitude Test for this Scholarship?

Answer: Yes, all candidates who will apply for this scholarship must appear in Aptitude test to qualify for the scholarship. The test date will be notified later.

Contact

Dilawer Abbas Khan Sumbal Programme Development Officer

Law Scholarship Programme for Balochistan.

Email: lawbal@hec.gov.pk

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan,

HRD Division,

H-9, Islamabad.

UAN: 051-111-119-432

Cell:0334-1119432


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