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Merit Based Scholarships for Masters and PhD


  • Merit based scholarships are awarded to around 20 Masters and 5 PhD students pursuing studies in approved disciplines. 
  • The Masters and PhD awardees are paid monthly stipend of Rs. 18,000/- and Rs. 30,000/- respectively. PhD Awardees / Institutions are also paid Lab/ Research Funds & remuneration for supervisors. 
  • Students having good academic record and high research potential are given merit based scholarship to augment their academic & research progress.
  •  Scholarship funds are disbursed on the basis of achieving academic milestones & recommendations of supervisor / Head of department. Students are required to submit updated academic progress reports, duly completed in all respects, to Financial Aid Office for processing of release of scholarship funds.
  • Scholarship funds cover few regular semesters only e.g students admitted in Spring & Fall 2019 semesters are awarded scholarship w.e.f Spring 2020 semester. They are released funds as under: 
  • MS students admitted in Spring 19 semester : 2 x regular semesters  
  • MS students admitted in Fall 19 Semester: 3 x regular semesters
  • PhD Students Admitted in Spring 19 semester: 4 x regular semesters
  • PhD students admitted in Fall 19 semester: 5 x regular semesters
  • All mentioned conditions are subject to change. Please seek advice of Financial Aid Office (  
  •        Eligibility Criteria

  • Students, who are full time and not availing any other scholarship.
  • Enrolled atleast 9 CH and secured GPA of 3.5 w.e.f first semester at NUST.
  • Students having terminal degree CGPA of 3.5 and above
  • Awardees are required to work as TA for 10 contact hours per week for one subject of Bachelors / Masters in case of Masters/PhD students respectively.
  • Continuation of scholarship is subject to the following:
  • Availability of funds, 
  • Satisfactory academic performance  i.e semester GPA/CGPA > 3.5/4.0, 
  • Attendance in six monthly progress seminars
  • Good conduct of the student.
  • Other conditions apply
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