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Sponsorships for BS Students

Several elite National Research & Development (R&D) organizations provide sponsorships to the deserving BS students of selected programs after test/interview. The sponsorship covers tuition fee and a guaranteed job after graduation, provided all requirements of the sponsoring organization are fulfilled by the candidate.

Merit Scholarships for BS Students

IST offers merit scholarships to top-six BS students (excluding sponsored students) in each discipline as per the existing policy. Scholarships are granted on the basis of admissions merit and semester results.

Below mentioned criteria shall be followed for the award of merit scholarships to BS students of each batch of each undergraduate program offered by IST:-

FOR FIRST SEMESTER:
Ser. Scholarship Type Merit Position Tuition Fee Waiver Minimum Criteria
01 IST-1 1st 100 % Marks in HSSC/ Eq. > 80%
02 IST-2 2nd 80 % Marks in HSSC/ Eq. > 80%
03 IST-3 3rd 65 % Marks in HSSC/ Eq. > 75%
04 IST-4 4th 50 % Marks in HSSC/ Eq. > 75%
05 IST-5 5th 35 % Marks in HSSC/ Eq. > 70%
06 IST-6 6th 20 % Marks in HSSC/ Eq. > 70%
FOR SUBSEQUENT SEMESTERS:
Ser. Scholarship Type Merit Position Tuition Fee Waiver Minimum Criteria
01 IST-1 1st 100 % SGPA & CGPA > 3.50
02 IST-2 2nd 80 % SGPA & CGPA > 3.50
03 IST-3 3rd 65 % SGPA & CGPA > 3.25
04 IST-4 4th 50 % SGPA & CGPA > 3.25
05 IST-5 5th 35 % SGPA & CGPA > 3.25
06 IST-6 6th 20 % SGPA & CGPA > 3.25

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Full time students with full load of studies in a regular semester will qualify for the award of Merit Scholarship.
  • Merit/ position for the scholarships will be based on SGPA. However, both SGPA and CGPA will be considered to ascertain the eligibility of the student for Scholarship.
  • Students getting any type of scholarships/ sponsored by any organization are not eligible for merit scholarship.
  • Student will be awarded only one scholarship (merit or need based) from IST’s own funds (whichever is higher) at a time.
  • In case of two or more students securing the same merit position (Admissions’ Merit Position/ same SGPA and CGPA), allocated amounts of respective scholarships for these positions shall be equally distributed among them.
  • If students ‘A’ & ‘B’ jointly declared at 1st position, then the student ‘C’ would be at 3rd position and so on.
  • No scholarship shall be awarded if there is an ‘I’ Grade in preceding semester.
  • No scholarship shall be awarded if there is a ‘W’ Grade in preceding semester.
  • Student should take full load of credit hours in that preceding semester.
  • In case, a student takes any additional/ repeat course(s), his/ her merit position will be calculated on the basis of normal load of credit hours in that semester.
  • In case of semester freeze, merit scholarship would only be awarded after re-joining of the student.
  • Transferred students shall not be eligible for the award of merit scholarship on the basis of results of courses which they studied with the students of previous department/ program. However, such students shall be reconsidered for merit scholarship on the basis of results of courses which they will study with the students of their new department/ program.
  • In situations where existing rules & regulations are found silent/unavailable, the decision made by IST will be the final which can’t be challenged anywhere.
  • The contents as stated in merit scholarship policy are expression of intent only. The institute reserves the right to discontinue any portion or make amendments in merit scholarship policy/ rules & regulations at any time without notice.

Merit Scholarships for MS Students

IST offers merit scholarships to top six students (excluding sponsored students) in each discipline as per existing policy. Scholarships are granted on the basis of semester results.

Below mentioned criteria shall be followed for the award of merit scholarships to students of each batch of each MS program offered by IST:-

Ser. Scholarship Type Merit Position Tuition Fee Waiver Minimum Criteria
1 IST-1 1st 100% SGPA and CGPA > 3.75
2nd SGPA and CGPA > 3.75
2 IST-2 3rd 50% SGPA and CGPA > 3.50
4th SGPA and CGPA > 3.50
3 IST-3 5th 25% SGPA and CGPA > 3.25
6th SGPA and CGPA > 3.25

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Full time students with full load of studies in a regular semester will qualify for the award of Merit Scholarship.
  • Merit/ position for the scholarships will be based on SGPA. However, both SGPA and CGPA will be considered to ascertain the eligibility of the student for Scholarship.
  • Students getting any type of scholarships/ sponsored by any organization are not eligible for merit scholarship.
  • Student will be awarded only one scholarship (merit or need based) from IST’s own funds (whichever is higher) at a time.
  • In case of two or more students securing the same merit position (Admissions’ Merit Position/ same SGPA and CGPA), allocated amounts of respective scholarships for these positions shall be equally distributed among them.
  • If students ‘A’ & ‘B’ jointly declared at 1st position, then the student ‘C’ would be at 3rd position and so on.
  • No scholarship shall be awarded if there is an ‘I’ Grade in preceding semester.
  • No scholarship shall be awarded if there is a ‘W’ Grade in preceding semester.
  • Student should take full load i.e. minimum 09 credit hours in each 1st & 2nd semester and minimum 06 credit hours in each 3rd & 4th semester.
  • In case, a student takes any additional/ repeat course(s), his/ her merit position will be calculated on the basis of normal load of credit hours in that semester.
  • In case of semester freeze, merit scholarship would only be awarded after re-joining of the student.
  • Transferred students shall not be eligible for the award of merit scholarship on the basis of results of courses which they studied with the students of previous department/ program. However, such students shall be reconsidered for merit scholarship on the basis of results of courses which they will study with the students of their new department/ program.
  • In situations where existing rules & regulations are found silent/unavailable, the decision made by IST will be the final which can’t be challenged anywhere.
  • The contents as stated in merit scholarship policy are expression of intent only. The institute reserves the right to discontinue any portion or make amendments in merit scholarship policy/ rules & regulations at any time without notice. 

EHSAAS Scholarships for BS Students

Higher Education Commission (HEC) with the support of Government of Pakistan has launched “EHSAAS Undergraduate Scholarship Project” for the qualified students from low income families to complete undergraduate studies (Four-Five-year Bachelor programs) from public sector Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) of Pakistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, and Gilgit Baltistan. The principle objective of the EHSAAS Undergraduate Project is to provide assistance to the maximum number of students who have secured admission to the universities in various disciplines but lack of financial means to continue their studies.

Ehsaas Scholarship - Phase I Downloads

Ehsaas Scholarship - Phase II

Last date to apply is Friday, October 30, 2020. To Learn more about the EHSAAS Scholarship, please follow the link given below:
https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/Ehsaas/Pages/How-to-Apply.aspx


Ehsaas Scholarship - Phase II Downloads

HEC Scholarships for Students of BALOCHISTAN and FATA

Higher Education commission (HEC) Pakistan has announced Phase-II of the Project Titled Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for the Students of Balochistan & FATA for Postgraduate & Undergraduate studies in all disciplines. Applications are invited from candidates having Local/ Domicile Certificate of Balochistan Province/ FATA for award of Scholarships for Postgraduate & Undergraduate studies in HEC recognized Public/Private sector Universities/Degree Awarding Institutes of Pakistan. Last date to apply is Friday, October 02, 2020. To Learn more about the scholarship, please follow the link given below:

https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/BAL-FATA/Pages/default.aspx

HEC Need Based Scholarships for BS Students

Pakistan has no shortage of talented youth, but in several instances, lack of resources prevents them from realizing their potentials. This becomes more problematic when it comes to accessing higher education. The Government of Pakistan acknowledges these constraints and has tasked Higher Education Commission to facilitate the needy and deserving students through Need Based Scholarships. Scholarships are announced for financially disadvantaged students of as many as 94 public sector universities and their campuses. The needy students admitted in IST are informed to apply for HEC Need Based Scholarship after the completion of admission process subject to availability of funds/seats.

The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF)

The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) under guidance of the Board of Directors is providing opportunities to the talented but needy students to fulfill their dreams and aspirations and at the same time to become partner in the development and welfare of Pakistan. The PEEF, since its inception in 2009 has awarded more than 374,000 scholarships to students of Punjab and other provinces which are currently pursuing education through public and private sector institutions. Needy students, admitted in IST, can also apply for this scholarship. The details are available at https://www.peef.org.pk/Scholarships_Main.html

National Endowment Scholarship for Talent (NEST)

The main objective of the NEST is to provide scholarships to needy cum talented students, who do not have enough resources to continue their studies. These scholarships would provide them an opportunity to continue their studies. This is in line with the Government Policy for providing vertical mobility to the most vulnerable segments of Society. The Scholarships will be awarded for various levels of education. Needy students, admitted in IST, can apply for NEST scholarship as and when announced. The details are available at http://scholarships.nest.org.pk/scholarships/

HEC National Scholarships

There are many scholarships available at postgraduate and doctorate levels to help academically gifted students and faculty. To Learn more about the national scholarship opportunities, please follow the link given below:

https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/Pages/NationalScholarships.aspx

Pakistan Bait-Ul-Mal

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM), an autonomous body set up through 1991 Act. PBM is significantly contributing toward poverty alleviation through its various poorest of the poor focused services and providing assistance to destitute, widow, orphan, invalid, infirm & other needy persons, as per eligibly criteria approved by Bait-ul-Mal Board.

Through Individual Financial Assistance (IFA) the poor, widows, destitute women, orphans and disabled persons are supported through general assistance, education, medical treatment and rehabilitation. For more details, please follow the link given below:

http://www.pbm.gov.pk/ifa1.html

Alfalah Scholarship Scheme

Alfalah Scholarship Scheme offers scholarships to the needy students for Undergraduate and Graduate students. Alfalah scholarship scheme is one of the largest scholarships provider in the welfare sector in the country. Applications can be submitted latest by October 31, 2020. If you are a deserving student, with ALFALAH SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME it is easy to apply for financial assistance. Just download the application form for Scholarship from the DOWNLOADS section of the website. Print it, get the form attested from the Registrar, and mail (post) it TO ALFALAH SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME Head Office along with the required attachments. You will be called for an interview, if necessary. For more details, please follow the link given below:
https://alfalahss.org/133-2-3

Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) NEED-CUM-MERIT Based Scholarship Scheme – 2020

This scholarship scheme is to provide an opportunity to needy students from underprivileged areas of the country enabling them as pride & proud engineers with desired competence and skills in public sector leading HEls as per the need of industry to play due role in socio-economic development in society. Under this scheme, 500 scholarships will be awarded in a cycle of 4 years (125 per year) to the students of domicile from underprivileged areas, particularly in the order of preference of Balochistan, Gilgit­ Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Tribal Areas, including KP, Sindh, and Punjab. The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 100,000/- per year to cover partially the tuition fee, living expenses, and books, etc. The student must have:

  • Secured admission in PEC accredited/ approved undergraduate engineering programs (enlisted on PEC website https://www.pec.org.pk) of Public Sector Universities/ Institutions in Fall-2020.
  • Domicile of underprivileged areas of Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Tribal Areas, KP, Sindh and Punjab.
  • Family income less than or equal to PKR. 50,000/- per month and is not availing any other scholarship.

The eligible students may apply on the Scholarship Application Form duly completed in all respects and submit through the respective university at the address mentioned in the advertisement. Please follow the links given below to download PEC scholarship form and newspaper advertisement:

Diya Pakistan

Diya Pakistan is one of the largest scholarship providing organizations in Pakistan. Diya Pakistan accepts applications throughout the year. Deserving students can apply online at Diya Pakistan website. Online Web Application System is only used for students who are enrolled in BS Level and MS Level Programs. Applications can be submitted at https://diyapak.org/apply-scholarship

Loans

Interest free loans are also provided to IST students by National Bank of Pakistan (NBP). The process to apply for loan and other details are available at https://www.nbp.com.pk/studentloan/