Saturday, April 20, 2024

Good News for Pakistani Students! HEC Announces Romanian Scholarships

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced Romanian scholarships, bringing good news to Pakistani students. These scholarships offer opportunities for higher education in Romania, fostering academic exchange and cultural understanding between the two nations. The initiative reflects a commitment to expanding educational horizons and nurturing global perspectives among Pakistani youth. Through these scholarships, students can pursue various academic disciplines in esteemed Romanian universities, enhancing their skills and knowledge while contributing to international cooperation and development. This announcement signifies a significant step towards empowering Pakistani students to excel academically and thrive on the global stage.

Documents required

  1. Completed Application Form: A properly filled-out application form provided by the HEC.
  2. Educational Certificates: Copies of academic transcripts and certificates from previous educational institutions, including high school and undergraduate degrees.
  3. Proof of Language Proficiency: Depending on the language of instruction in Romania, applicants may need to provide evidence of proficiency in languages such as English, Romanian, or others.
  4. Letter of Recommendation: Usually, one or more letters of recommendation from teachers, professors, or employers who can attest to the applicant’s academic or professional abilities.
  5. Statement of Purpose (SOP): A well-written statement outlining the applicant’s academic and career goals, as well as reasons for choosing Romania and the specific program of study.
  6. Passport-sized Photographs: Recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant, adhering to specific size and format requirements.
  7. Copy of Passport: A copy of the applicant’s valid passport, often required for identification purposes.
  8. Medical Certificate: Some scholarships may require a medical certificate confirming the applicant’s good health and fitness for studying abroad.
  9. Proof of Financial Support: Evidence of financial resources to cover living expenses, such as bank statements or sponsorship letters.
  10. Any Additional Requirements: Depending on the specific scholarship or program, additional documents or forms may be necessary, so it’s essential to carefully review the application guidelines provided by the HEC and the Romanian scholarship authority.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Eligibility Criteria for Master’s Program:
  2. Academic Requirement: Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree, equivalent to 16 years of education, from a recognized institution.
  3. Age Requirement: Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the time of application. This ensures that candidates are at an appropriate stage in their academic and professional development to benefit from the Master’s program.
  4. Eligibility Criteria for PhD/Doctoral Program:
  5. Academic Requirement: Applicants must hold a Master’s degree (MS/MPhil), equivalent to 17/18 years of education, from a recognized institution. This demonstrates their capability for advanced research and scholarship in their chosen field.
  6. Age Requirement: Applicants must be under the age of 40 years at the time of application. This criterion allows individuals with sufficient academic and professional experience to pursue doctoral studies while ensuring they have the potential for long-term contributions to their academic or professional field.

How to Apply

  1. Research: Start by researching the available Romanian scholarship programs offered through the HEC. Visit the HEC website or contact them directly for information on available scholarships, eligibility criteria, application deadlines, and required documents.
  2. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents required for the application, including academic transcripts, language proficiency certificates, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, passport copies, and any other specified documents.
  3. Create an Account: If required, create an account on the HEC’s online application portal. Follow the instructions provided to set up your account.
  4. Fill Out Application Form: Complete the online application form provided by the HEC. Ensure that all information provided is accurate and up-to-date.
  5. Upload Documents: Upload scanned copies of all required documents to the online application portal. Make sure that the documents are clear and legible.
  6. Submit Application: Once you have filled out the application form and uploaded all required documents, submit your application through the online portal before the specified deadline.
  7. Track Application: Keep track of your application status through the HEC’s online portal. You may receive updates on the status of your application or be contacted for any additional information required.
  8. Follow Up: In case of any inquiries or updates regarding your application, don’t hesitate to contact the HEC or the scholarship authority for assistance.
  9. Prepare for Interviews or Tests: Some scholarship programs may require applicants to participate in interviews or take standardized tests as part of the selection process. Prepare accordingly if such requirements apply to the scholarship you are applying for.
  10. Wait for Results: After the application deadline has passed, wait for the results of the scholarship selection process. Successful applicants will be notified through the contact information provided in their application.

Deadline: 3 May, 2024

Links

https://scholarship.hec.gov.pk/

https://apply.upb.ro/

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