Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships (SSMS) PhD Scholarship 2018

Fully Funded International Scholarship PhD Level Foreign Scholarships

The Govt. of the Punjab has propelled “Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships (SSMS)” under which qualified male and female students, according to the qualification criteria set for this plan every once in a while, will be granted scholarships for Ph.D level Education at the best positioned colleges of the world.

Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarship (SSMS) is a progressive advance of Govt. of the Punjab which will empower the young to learn at the best positioned instructive organizations of the world and assume their part in reinforcing and inspiring the economy of Pakistan. The scholarship plot centers the meritorious students of Punjab while apportioning an exceptional standard for the students of other unifying units of Pakistan too.

Application for 2018-19 Intake:

Applications are welcomed from qualified male and female Pakistani NAtionals who have secured confirmation in Top 50 (Subjet shrewd) QS Ranked Universities of the world.

Qualification Criteria

  • Legitimate PhD affirmation offer from one of the Top 50 (Subject Wise) Universities of the World (QS positioning) in favored branches of knowledge (
  • At least 60% checks all through the scholarly profession.
  • Pronounced month to month family salary (counting self, life partner and guardians) is equivalent to or not as much as PKR. 200,000/ –
  • Most extreme age of 35 years on 29th March, 2018
  • Not benefited any outside scholarship in the past .
  • Must take up the scholarship in the year for which it is offered and the scholarship might not be conceded to the following year.
  • Every single Pakistani national, the two guys and females are qualified to apply.


  • Existing perpetual/consistent employees of open segment showing/instructive establishments of Pakistan are not qualified to apply for Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships (SSMS).
  • Inclination should be given to the students having Punjab residence, However an uncommon portion has likewise been distributed for different territories including AJK, Gilgit baltistan (GB), FATA and ICT.

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Scholarship Coverage

PhD Scholarships granted under SSMS are completely supported and will take care of the accompanying expenses:

  • Educational cost expenses of the Degree Course
  • Boarding and Lodging (according to endorsed rates)
  • Medical coverage
  • Airfare

Step by step instructions to Apply:

  • Secure affirmation top 50 QS Ranked (Subject insightful) Universities of the world in the favored branches of knowledge as specified previously.
  • Download Scholarship application shape. (
  • Send bluntly fillef application frame to Peef inside due date.
  • Present your Application at PEEF office: Before 29th March, 2018
  • Train astute assignment of scholarships

Distribution of the scholarships is as per the following:

  • 80 % scholarships are held for science disciplines
  • 20% of scholarships are saved for Social Sciences/Humanities and Arts.
  • Topographical appropriation of scholarships

Topographical appropriation of scholarships is as per the following:

  • 90% scholarships will be granted to the students of Punjab.
  • 10% scholarships has been apportioned for the other unifying units of Pakistan

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