National ICT R&D Fund is offering fully funded scholarships for talented students from rural/non-metropolitan areas of Pakistan with the objective to develop human resource capacity in ICT fields in Pakistan. The Prime Minister’s National ICT Scholarship Program 2011 (PM-NICTSP 2011) will provide fully funded 4 year undergraduate degree scholarships in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related disciplines in the top ICT universities of Pakistan, and hence enhance capacity in the best ICT related educational institutions. This program is run with the financial collaboration of Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) of Government of Pakistan.
Please note the following regarding Prime Minister’s National ICT Scholarship Program (PM-NICTSP) for this year:
* It is the responsibility of the interested students to stay informed about PM-NICTSP participating university selection criteria, entrance exam dates and take the entrance exams for selected universities on their own to be potentially eligible for the scholarship. Due to shortage of time a modified scholarship program for the year 2011 will be conducted.
[For Fall 2011 Semester only] 1. Passed or appeared in F.Sc. Examination with Mathematics and Physics in 2010 or 2011. 2. Obtained 60% or above marks in your Matriculation (Science Group) examination. 3. Attended F.Sc. classes as a regular student from a School/College registered with National ICT R&D Fund. 4. Applicant must have secured admission in one of the Participating Universities. 5. Applicant must also fulfill the merit requirements set forth by National ICT R&D Fund. 6. Meet certain financial criteria – be financially deserving.