NEST Scholarship Programme (Financial Support) for MS/ MPhil and PhD - FY 2018-19

Organization Name
National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST)

Scholarship Title
NEST Scholarship Programme (Financial Support) for MS/ MPhil and PhD - FY 2018-19

Scholarship Type

Scholarship Base
Need Base

Gender Eligibility

Awarded Nationalities

Host Countries

Degree Levels
Post Graduate Degree

Last Date to Apply

Post Source
Organizational Website

Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms
National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST)
(A Company incorporated with SECP under section 42 of the companies Ordinance 1984)
EMPOWERING YOUTH, LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND Jinnah & Iqbal Scholarship Programmes
Financial Support available for MS/ M.Phil., and PhD for FY 2018-19
National Endowment Scholarships for Talent (NEST) is a public sector non-profit organization. NEST is providing financial assistance for deserving and talented students who are unable to pursue higher education due to financial constraints.

Field of Study/Discipline
Science & Technology, Development Economics, Energy, Agriculture, Food Security, Water Resources, Social Sciences. Financial assistance is available for study at MS/M.Phil & Doctoral level in the prescribed disciplines at the selected Pakistani universities and degree awarding institutions (list of selected universities & disciplines are available at (

The applicant must be a Pakistani National and hold high academic achievements.
Students must have secured admission in the approved discipline at the participating institution as per their admission policy at MS/M.Phil / Doctoral level
Only those students who are enrolled in first semester/professional year in their respective courses are eligible to apply.
The eligibility of a candidate is linked to neediness of the candidate as determined by the financial background of his/her family.
Preference will be given to student from Least Developed District of Pakistan. The age limit should not exceed from 35 years as on September 30th, 2018. Regional and disabled quota will be observed.

Result awaiting candidates are not eligible to apply. Candidates who are already availing any other scholarship are not eligible.

To apply please visit NEST website Application forms are available at NEST website.
Applications complete in all respects must be submitted to the Student Financial Aid Office (SFAO) of partner Universities before 30th September, 2018.
Misrepresentation from applicants discovered even after award will lead to serious/real actions.

National Endowment Scholarships for Talent
3rd Floor Shalimar Plaza, Blue Area Islamabad - Pakistan

NEST Scholarship Programme (Financial Support) for MS/ MPhil and PhD - FY 2018-19

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