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Do you want to study at a top University abroad? The Word’s Top Universities can be found in different parts of the world – USA, Australia, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, France, etc. A number of these top Universities offer scholarship programs for oustanding international students. We list scholarship programs offered by Universities included in the top 250 universities around the world in 2016-2017.

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Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  15 May (annual)

HEC National Research Program for Universities

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is offering NRPU research grants for different research domains. This program is offered for national researchers and faculty members of different institutions and universities from within Pakistan. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is looking for researchers to participate in research projects under NRPU.

Field of Study: The research projects are available these following fields under NRPU:

  • Social Sciences
  • Management Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Basic Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Agricultural Sciences

Duration: NRPU research grants are for a maximum up to three years, there is no restriction on the lower limit

Awards Description: HEC provides Rs.20.00 million for NRPU.

  • For Physics, Chemistry and Biology:
  • If Impact Factor is 100 or above then Eligible Amount is 20 million
  • If Impact Factor is 50 to 99 then Eligible Amount is 17 million
  • If Impact Factor is 20 to 49 then Eligible Amount is 15 million
  • If Impact Factor is 10 to 19 then Eligible Amount is 12 million
  • If Impact Factor is 0 to 9 then Eligible Amount is 10 million
  • For others fields:
  • If Impact Factor is 50 or above then Eligible Amount is 20 million
  • If Impact Factor is 25 to 49 then Eligible Amount is 17 million
  • If Impact Factor is 10 to 24 then Eligible Amount is 15 million
  • If Impact Factor is 5 to 9 then Eligible Amount is 12 million
  • If Impact Factor is 0 to 4 then Eligible Amount is 10 million

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A researcher who is full time faculty member of any public sector institute and private sector institute
  • Principal Investigator will run only two projects simultaneously either there cost will be within the eligible amount or less as per his impact factor.
  • These public sector institute and private universities is eligible for this grant of NRPU:
  • GIK Institute of Engineering & Technology, Topi
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  • National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
  • Indus Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi
  • Foundation University, Islamabad
  • Riphah International University, Islamabad
  • University of Management Technology, Lahore
  • Zia ud Din University, Karachi
  • The University of Faisalabad
  • Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  • Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • The University of Lahore
  • Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  • Iqra University
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST)
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore
  • Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
  • Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  • Isra University, Hyderabad
  • Hamdard University, Karachi
  • Jinnah University for Women, Karachi
  • Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  • University of Wah, Wah Cantt
  • National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by NRPU:

  • Applicants should download NRPU application form from the website.
  • Applicants should submit the soft filled application form through email before the last date.
  • Applicant should also submit six copies of the application form in the hard copy to the director HEC through courier.
  • Applicant should mention his / her field of specialization in the subject of email.
  • Contact us:
  • Research $ Development
  • Higher Education commission
  • Sector H-9 Islamabad
  • Ph: 051-90401908
  • Email: adhussain@hec.gov.pk

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this research grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/RND/ResearchGrants/NRPU/Pages/NRPU.aspx

Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  15 May (annual)

HEC Library and Laboratory Equipment Grants for Researchers

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) is offering library grants for universities and degree awarding institutions for different library equipment grants. This program is offered for public sector institutions and universities from within Pakistan in order to provide them, grants for up gradation of scientific laboratories.

Field of Study: The library and scientific equipment grants are available for public sector institutes and universities.

Duration: HEC library equipment grants are for equipment which is not older than 5 years.

Awards Description: HEC provides many benefits for the researchers under this grant:

  • The proposal for an individual grant should fall in the range of Rs.60, 000/- to Rs. 10, 00,000/-.
  • Higher Education Commission has settled a fix amount for laboratory and library equipment grants in order to up gradation.
  • These institutes and public sector institutes will be facilitated with this program.

Eligibility Criteria: The following mentioned persons are eligible for this library equipment grant:

  • A person who is full time faculty member or scientist of any public sector institute or university can submit his / her proposal for this grant.
  • Equipment, one is applying grant for, should not be older more than 5 years.
  • First time applying candidates will be given preference.
  • Grant cannot be applied for the equipment of the same financial year on the go.
  • The difference of repairing cost and actual cost of the equipment should not be more than actual cost and should be in approximately 30 to 40% ratio of the actual cost.
  • The equipment should be installed specifically in laboratory and should be in use of even number students and researchers
  • Proposal should be between limits of 60,000 and 1.0 million RS

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the library equipment grant offered by HEC:

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/RND/ScientificEquipmentandLibraryGrants/GSPME/Pages/Objectives.aspx

Pakistani Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  Every year

Social Sciences Arts and Humanities Research Council of Pakistan Research Grants

The Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Research Council of Pakistan (SSHRCP) is offering national thematic research grant program for universities for different research proposals. This program is offered for national researchers and faculty members of different institutions and universities from within Pakistan. SSHRCP is offering this research grant in collaboration with HEC of Pakistan.

Field of Study: The research projects are available in two disciplines under SSHRCP:

  • Social sciences
  • Humanities

Duration: SSHRCP research grants are for a maximum of one year only.

Awards Description: SSHRCP provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Higher Education Commission has settled RS. 10 million for SSHRCP research grant per research proposal.
  • A researcher will get the research amount as per his / her impact factor.

Eligibility Criteria: The following mentioned persons are eligible for this research grant:

  • A researcher who is full time faculty member of any public sector institute
  • A researcher who is from these private universities is eligible for this grant of SSHRCP.
  • Aga Khan University, Karachi
  • Baqai Medical University, Karachi
  • Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
  • Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore
  • Foundation University, Islamabad
  • GIK Institute of Engineering & Technology, Topi
  • Indus Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
  • Institute of Business and Technology, Karachi
  • Institute of Business Management, Karachi
  • Iqra University
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  • National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
  • Riphah International University, Islamabad
  • Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST)
  • The University of Faisalabad
  • The University of Lahore
  • University of Management Technology, Lahore
  • Zia ud Din University, Karachi
  • Isra University, Hyderabad

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by SSHRCP, should follow the following mentioned process in order to apply for this research grant:

  • Applicant should send four copies of the application form which should be recommended by university’s head or institution’s head.
  • Research proposal will be submitted to Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and experts will evaluate that proposal.
  • Contact us:
  • Dr. Muhammad Tahir Ali Shah
  • Deputy Director (Academics),
  • Higher Education Commission
  • H-9, Islamabad
  • Phone: (051) 90402116
  • Fax: (051) 90402110
  • E-mail: tshah@hec.gov.pk
  • Website: www.hec.gov.pk

Official Website: Visit official website for further details of this research grant.

http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/AECA/SocialSciencesArtsHumanities/Pages/TRGP.aspx

National Researchers

Awarded in: Pakistan

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  Various (annual)

National ICT R&D Grants

National ICT R&D is offering research grants for national researchers in Pakistan. These grants are for those researchers who want to pursue their high level research in technology fields in Pakistan. These are focusing on highly able and intellectual researchers. The ICT R&D is promising researchers who have the proven potential of becoming independent research leaders. It will support the creation of excellent new research teams.

Field of Study: The research grants are available for different technology based fields under this grants which are offered by ICT R&D.

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is various that depend on research project.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • ICT R&D has settled a basic amount of grant for the grantees under this program.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from technology based field.
  • Applicant should have a PhD degree or equivalent degree and scientific track record.
  • Applicant should possess an outstanding research proposal.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for this research grant, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicant submits duly filled applications in all respects along with any documents to National ICT R&D Fund.
  • There is no deadline for submission of the application
  • Application should be submitted at least three months prior to commencing the project.
  • Contact us:
  • National ICT R&D Fund
  • 6th Floor, HBL Tower
  • Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area
  • Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Tel: +92 51) 921 5360
  • Fax: (+92 51) 921 5366
  • Email: helpdesk@ictrdf.org.pk

Official Website: Visit official website

http://www.ictrdf.org.pk/

International Researchers / Faculty

Awarded in: All world

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 15 April (annual)

Google Research Awards for Universities

The Google is offering research awards for researchers from universities for different researches. This program is offered for international researchers to provide them opportunities for a high class professional research under Google. Google is committed to develop new technologies in order to help its users to find best possible data and information.

Field of Study: The research awards of Google are available in almost every fields of study which are as:

Computational neuroscience
Economics and market algorithms
Geo/maps
Human-computer interaction
Information retrieval, extraction, and organization (including semantic graphs)
Machine learning and data mining
Machine perception
Machine translation
Mobile
Natural language processing
Networking
Online education at scale
Physical interactions with devices
Policy and standards
Privacy
Robotics
Security
Social networks
Software engineering and programming languages
Speech
Structured data and database management
Systems (hardware and software)

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is 01 year.

Awards Description: Google Research Awards provides many benefits for the researchers:

Google is granting an amount of 150,000 USD and faculty members can apply for that.
The actual amount which will be awarded will be less than the amount applied for.
The amounts are granted in order to overcome basic expenses.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by Google:

Applicant should be a full time faculty member any university from any country.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research awards offered by Google, should follow these simple steps:

Applicant should submit a research proposal per funding cycle.
Proposal should be including four things which are as:
Overview
Proposal Body
Data policy
Budget
If funded previously (then the past results should also be attached.)
After that, applicant should attach a curriculum vitae and its maximum length should be 2 pages.

Official Website: Visit main site for further details of this research grant.

http://research.google.com/university/relations/research_awards.html

International Researchers

Awarded in: Science and technology-lagging countries

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 1 June (annual)

TWAS Research Grants for Universities

The TWAS research grants program is offering grants for universities and researchers. This program is offered for researchers of different institutions and universities from developing countries in specific. The main objective of TWAS through these research grants is to promote quality of education and research in different countries. The aim through these research grants is to promote the scientific research in any country from all over the world.

 Field of Study: The research projects are available for different fields under this program which are mentioned as below:

  • Basic sciences
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is specified as 18 months under this program.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • TWAS will provide funding for researchers under this grant program.
  • The researchers will be awarded with the grant amount which is settled as a maximum of 30000 dollars.
  • This grant can be used to meet with the basic academic expenditures or the other things related to this program :
  • Living expenses
  • Travel expenses

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by TWAS:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any institute or university.
  • Applicant should be holder of a PhD degree in minimum.
  • Applicant should be holder of good experience in research.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for this research:

  • Applicant should download the admission form for the program and should submit if after filling completely.
  • Application form should be filled by using your computer and after that, it can be submitted to the program office by using the email address mentioned on the website of the program.
  • Applicant should submit form completed in all terms and incomplete form shall neither be considered nor entertained for this research grant.
  • An applicant should make only one application at a time for this program.
  • Form should be submitted before the final date of submission.
  • Application should submitted by e-mail to mahdavi@twas.org
  • Contact us:
  • ICTP Campus
  • Strada Costiera 11
  • 34151 Trieste – Italy
  • Email: info@twas.org

Official Website: Visit main site for further details of this research grant.

http://twas.org/opportunity/twas-research-grants-programme-basic-sciences-groups

International Researchers

Awarded in: All world

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  September (annual)

Microsoft Research Awards for Universities

The Microsoft is offering research awards for researchers from universities. This program is offered for international researchers to facilitate and accelerate scientific and scholastic research. Microsoft is aiming to create awareness among researchers about the Microsoft Azure and to make them to use it. For that thing, Microsoft is inviting research proposals from all around the world.

Field of Study: The research awards of Microsoft are available in almost every fields of study. Researchers can submit their research proposals from any field related to IT. Cloud powered can be:

  • Scholarly activity
  • Life sciences
  • Urban sciences
  • Environmental sciences
  • Ecology
  • Geosciences

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is 01 year.

Awards Description: Microsoft Awards provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Microsoft will fund the researchers in their research proposals and will facilitate them with the usage of Microsoft Azure.
  • The researchers will be granted the 12 months free cloud computing services of Microsoft Azure.
  • This will include the cloud storage of about 20 terabytes and free computing time of almost 180,000 hours.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by Microsoft:

  • Applicant should be attached with any institution or university from any country.
  • Applicants from any nonprofit research laboratory can also apply.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research awards offered by Microsoft, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicant should submit a research proposal for this grant.
  • Proposal should be under three pages of length and should not exceed it.
  • Proposal should be formally balanced with all the necessary tools.
  • Contact us:
  • Email:  azurerfp@microsoft.com

Official Website: Visit main site for further details of this research grant.

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/azure/

International Researcher

Awarded in: Sweden

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  31 December (annual)

International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants

International Foundation for Science (IFS) is a NGO (non-governmental organization) that is offering grants for international researcher all over the world. IFS have 135 Affiliated Organizations in 86 countries. So, IFS offers grants in developing and in industrial countries for scientist’s researcher that conducting research on the sustainable management of biological resource.

Field of Study: Researcher can choose fields from the following discipline:

  • Natural and applied sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Soil science
  • Forestry
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Natural products
  • Food science
  • Animal husbandry
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine resources
  • Social or economic resources

Duration: IFS are offered grants for a period of up to 3 years.

Awards Description: IFS provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Individual Research grants are awarded on merit in amounts up to USD 12,000 for one to three
  • Years under the IFS grants.
  • Grants are used for the purchase of basic tools for research:
  • Equipment
  • Expendable supplies and literature
  • Field activities

Eligible Countries: Members countries are:

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Rep.
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Côte d’Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia, The
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, DPR
Lao PDR
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Micronesia, Fed.Sts.
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Rep.
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Uganda
Vanuatu
Vietnam
West Bank and Gaza
Yemen, Rep.
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

Eligibility Criteria: In to be considered for IFS grants, Researcher must follow:

  • Researcher must be citizens of eligible countries
  • Researcher must have a minimum of an M.Sc, MA or equivalent academic degree
  • Researcher must be younger than 35 years of age for men, and 40 years of age for women.
  • If the applicant’s/researcher 35thbirthday (men) and 40th birthday (women) birthday are on or after the closing date of the call, he/she is still eligible.

.How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by IFS, should follow some steps:

  • Applicants must send their applications before the deadline of grant.
  • Attach all documents with the application form
  • Contact us:
  • International Foundation for Science (IFS)
  • Karlavagen 108, 5th floor
  • SE-115 26 Stockholm
  • Sweden
  • Tel: +46 8 545 81800
  • Fax: +46 8 545 81801
  • Email: info@ifs.se

Official Website: Visit official website for more details about the IFS grants

http://www.ifs.se/