PSDP Scholarship For Higher Studies PhD Abroad 2021

University of Sciences and Technology, Bannu has announced latest PSDP Scholarship For Higher Studies PhD abroad 2021. Applications on prescribed form are invited from the Female Candidates of Pakistani AJK nationals for award of PhD Scholarships in the following disciplines under PSDP funded Project “Establishment of University Campus for Women at Bannu” University of Science & Technology, Bannu at different selected institutions of higher learning in UK, Austria, Germany, France, Netherlands, China, USA, Sweden, New Zealand and South Korea Countries subject to the approval of the University Statutory Authorities.


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S.No Name of Discipline No. of PhD Scholarship Abroad Eligilbity Criteria Age Limits
1 Sociology 2 MS, M.Phil, PhD

a) 35 years for all

(b) 40 years for full

2 Education 2
3 Psychology 2
4 Media and Communication Studies 2
Total 8

PSDF Scholarships For Higher Studies in Abroad 2021 Eligilbity Criteria


  • Fresh candidates other than regular faculty members of the University of Science & Technology, Bannu will go through the prescribed selection process independently carried out by the University of Science and Technology Bannu.
  • Successful scholars will be appointed without pay till completion of their PhD studies.
  • The emoluments will start once they join the Campus for Women, UST Bannu after successful completion of their studies abroad.
  • In-service applicants and faculty members from other Universities will also go through the same selection procedure mentioned at S.No.3 above; in case they are eligible for award of scholarship.
  • Award of scholarship will only be confirmed after appointment of successful candidate(s) as faculty member and grant of study leave as per Statutes, 2018/rules, University of Science & Technology, Bannu.
  • Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be entertained.

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  • No TA/DA shall be paid for attending test interview.
  • Awardees will have to execute bond inter alia containing the condition of serving the Campus for Women, Bannu for 5 years after completion of PhD.
  • Candidates are required to have secured admission in the International Universities of aforementioned Countries with whom Higher Education Commission, Islamabad have Agreements. For further detail about Countries International Universities please visit https://www.hec.gov/English scholarships grant Guidelines/Pages/defaultaspx.
  • The maximum amount to be paid to the successful candidate Scholars as per approved PC or as per HEC Policy applicable from time to time, including all categories of expenditures, i.e. stipend, fee, economy class air ticket (once)/actual cost, Book Allowance Thesis Allowance (once) etc.

How To Apply For PSDP Scholarships 2021 KPK


  1. Application forms can be obtained from the Establishment Section of the University or can be downloaded by Visiting our Website: www.ustb.edu.pk
  2. Applications on prescribed forms neatly filled in giving full particulars regarding bio-data, attested copies of academic degrees/certificates, experience certificates, domicile, national identity card with five passport size recent photographs alongwith Bank Receipt or Demand Draft of Rs.3000/- (non-refundable) in the Habib Bank Limited, Pakistan, UST Main Campus, Branch, Bannu, PLS Account No. PK90 HBB 0023187000000501 University of Science & Technology, Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan should reach this office up to 28-04-2021.

PSDP Scholarship For Higher Studies PhD Abroad 2021

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