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ELTR Indigenous Scholarships Open for Year 2013

ELTR Indigenous Scholarships Open for Year 2013

Indigenous ELT scholarships of 1-2 year duration are available under English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR) Phase-II for in-service English teachers of public sector colleges and universities of the country in the following programs:

  • M. Phil /MS in Applied Linguistics and related disciplines
  • Masters in Applied Linguistics, TEFL, TESL, ELT


  • Pakistani/AJK Nationals
  • Fulltime/ permanent English faculty of public sector colleges and universities
  • Teaching English at the graduate and post graduate level
  • Maximum 50 years of age, with minimum 16 years of education, with at least one year experience of teaching English as a subject
  • Already enrolled candidates into the specified programs may also apply for the scholarships. They will get funding for the remaining period of their study.
  • The ELTR fellows of Phase-I can apply for higher degree programs (MS/M. Phil) in Phase-II only after completion of service period as per their previous deed of agreement.


  • The candidates who are above fifty years of age at the time of application or  currently enrolled in any other scholarship program offered by HEC/ Government.
  • Any candidate who is not from the public sector HEIs.


  • Submission of hard copy of application and documents to Syed Musa Hassan, Project Manager ELTR Phase-II, HEC.
  •  Documents required with Application:
  • Photocopies of all educational testimonials
  • Photocopy of CNIC
  • The candidates will apply through proper channel.
  • For college faculty NOC must be obtained from the Directorate of Colleges and university faculty must submit NOC from VC /Registrar.
  • Original online bank deposit slip of Rs. 400/- (non-refundable) in favor of the Director General Finance, Higher Education Commission, on Account No. 17427900133401, Habib Bank Ltd, Shalimar Recording Company Branch, H-9, Islamabad, as processing fee.
  • Undertaking for the Long Term Fellowship on the judicial stamp paper.
  • The Application Form and format of the agreement is available here.
  • Admission letter of the university offering the specified programs. If the candidate has not secured admission in any university, he will be issued a provisional award letter and he will be required to submit admission letter within next six months for final award of fellowship otherwise his fellowship will be cancelled.


  • The scholarship awardee is not to hold any other scholarship/stipend during the fellowship period of his/her study.
  • The awardee has to execute a bond with HEC/Government of Pakistan to serve in his parent institution for at least 2 years after completion of his degree.
  • The Higher Education Commission would monitor the Academic progress/ performance of the awardee.
  • No extension will be entertained.
  • The outstation candidates must take fulltime leave from their respective institutions.
  • HEC reserves the right for any change.
  • The awardee will be required to submit the following at the end of semester:
  • Progress Report (on prescribed form)
  • Semester Results and Final Result at the end of program


  • The scholarship covers tuition fee of the participants up to Rs. 100,000/- that will be transferred to the university directly after receiving the invoice duly vetted by internal auditor of the university.
  • A stipend of Rs. 2000/- per month at the end of each semester (for on campus months only excluding the semester break).
  • In case of a candidate drop out or failing to complete the degree, the HEC will get reimbursement from the candidate.
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for test/interview.
  • No Hostel charges will be paid to the candidates.



Syed Musa Hassan, Project Manager, English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR), Learning Innovation Division, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Ph: 051 90400811/823, Email: [email protected]

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