HEC grants scholarships under the human rights development (HRD) scheme and the Faculty development program (FDP). Human Resource Development (HRD) Division is responsible for the provision of scholarships to talented candidates. Programmes initiated are primarily designed to fill the gap of the trained people in various fields relevant to the national priorities. Moreover, it also envisages building an environment of research which is vital for the country’s economic and social wellbeing.
The HEC, under its Faculty Development Program (FDP), has so far awarded 2,450 foreign scholarships, executed by universities and DAIs, with maximum 938 scholarships in the discipline of Engineering and Technology. These are followed by 493 scholarships in Physical Sciences and 431 in Social Sciences.
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