Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced a Turkish Cypriot Government Scholarship part of the OIC exchange program. The program will begin in the spring session of the 2019-2020 academic year.
The students registering under the exchange program will be able to study in other partner universities of member countries of OIC. The students can apply for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs. As per the details shared by HEC only 5 scholarships are available in the exchange program.
“HEC, with the help of Muslim countries like Turkey, Malaysia and Iran, is considering to provide scholarships to students of less developed countries. As many as 4,000 scholarships will be awarded every year under this initiative”, pledged Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed. 7/11
— HEC Pakistan (@hecpkofficial) March 27, 2018
Pakistani students can apply to Cyprus International University, Girne International University, and Final International University. Students can apply for a wide range of subjects except for pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry. The scholarships were posted last month on 25th October and the application deadline is scheduled to end on November 30, 2019.
The students going under the exchange program are allowed to continue a fixed period of their degree program in international universities. Turkish and Cyprus universities usually offer such programs to Pakistani students.
Cyprus is an island divided between Turkish and Greece’s control. Its southern independent part is known as the Republic of Cyprus. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel and Palestine, north of Egypt and southeast of Greece. Closely bordering with Turkey, international students studying in Cyprus can get easy access to the Island.
Cyprus is one of the safest places for international students to study. The island has the finest infrastructure and captivating landscape with some great universities.
Higher Education Commission in collaboration with various internationally acclaimed universities brings different scholarship programs for Pakistan students, giving them opportunities to flourish their careers. Currently, scholarship opportunities in various fields for students are available in Hungary, USA, and Sri Lanka on the website. Students wishing to pursue their careers abroad are advised to regularly check the website for opportunities.