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Scholarships/Financial Aid

 

About Us

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For smooth execution of scholarship programs, a separate Student Financial Aid Office (SFAO) was established in GC University Lahore in collaboration with HEC in 2005.

 

The SFAO is being supervised by the Dy. Registrar (Academic) Babar Ali Khan E-mail: babar@gcu.edu.pk, also acts as a Focal Person for the distribution of various scholarships offered by HEC and other agencies.

 

There are number of scholarships available to assist students with their educational expenses on need and merit basis. In addition to the above Financial Aid Committee has been constituted by this University for the evaluation and approval of the applications submitted by the students for financial aid.

 

One window service is also being provided to the students to avail the scholarship facilities in the Treasurer’s office.

 

Rules and Regulations

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To receive scholarship/financial aid, the student must maintain satisfactory academic progress toward an eligible program of study. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is a set of standards for scholarship/financial aid progress:

  1. Undergraduate Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA

  2. Postgraduate students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA

  3. Students who receive an Incomplete ("I") grade or who repeat courses will be ineligible to receive financial aid/scholarship

  4. Students who are placed on probation will be automatically ineligible to receive scholarship/financial aid until they raise their cumulative GPA

  5. Students who receive a failing grade ("F") in all of their courses will be required to repayment of their scholarship/financial aid.

  6. Students who withdraw from University/migrate while receiving scholarship/ financial aid will be subject to a Return of Funds they have received.

 

These policies are subject to change based on guidelines provided by the funding individual/institution.

 

Procedure for Scholarship/Financial Aid

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To apply scholarship/financial aid suspension, a student must be able to demonstrate the existence of mitigating circumstances.  Mitigating circumstances are defined as, but not limited to, injury or illness of the student, death of a close relative, or undue hardship caused by unusual circumstances.  The following steps shall be taken in the appeal process:

 

The student will indicate in writing to the Focal Person/Chairman of scholarship/financial aid committee the reason(s) why he/she did not make satisfactory academic progress and why financial aid should not be terminated.  Documentation to support the appeal is strongly encouraged.  The appeal must be received within two weeks of the date the student was notified of his/her suspension.

 

Scholarship/Financial Aid Committee will review the appeal and determine whether or not termination of aid is justified.  The student will be advised of the decision in writing.  An approved appeal will allow the student one additional semester on probation.  The committee’s decision is final and may not be appealed further.

 

Award Process for Scholarship/Financial Aid

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All the applications for scholarships and financial aid will be evaluated and recommended by the Scholarship/Financial Aid Committee constituted by the Vice Chancellor or by the Authorized body prescribed by the funding Individual/Institution. Scholarship/financial aid are based on the assessment of need and merit as well as availability of funds. Selection is decided on the basis of information and investigations provided in the application form by the candidates. Candidate (s) may be required for interview (s).

 

Guidelines/Procedure to apply for Scholarship/Financial Aid

Comprehensive transparent and unbiased frame work for neediness assessment & selection of deserving students is to be followed by Scholarship/Financial aid Committee. In case a student intends to seek scholarship/financial aid, he/she need to adopt the following procedures one after the other.

 

First of all, a student will have to apply for admission to the University in any degree programme.

 

After admission he/she can apply for financial aid/scholarship in the prescribed form as and when available at Student Financial Aid Office.

 

(GCU Financial AID)

  • In view of the rising cost of the Higher Education, GCU Lahore has kept its academic charges at the minimum possible scale. The University has a human approach towards all of its students and offers a generous financial aid programme.
  • GCU provides financial aid to the needy and deserving students from its own resources to approximately 1500-1600 students annually subject to the provision in the Budget.
  • Rupees 11.0 Million is being allocated in the budget for the Financial Aid which usually exceeds than the allocated amount e.g. in the financial year (2009-10) the Financial Aid of Rs.11.666 Million was provided to the needy students.

 

Eligibility Criteria

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The following are the parameters for the selection of the students for Financial Aid:

  1. Students are divided into four broad categories:

    1. Orphans, major disables/Blind, Earthquake affected children.

    2. Children of Government servants upto BPS-16/Retired/Pensioner etc.

    3. Children of GCU Employees upto BPS-16.

    4. Children of private businessmen and farmers.

  1. Students of category ‘A’ are recommended 100% concession of University dues or as recommended by the Financial Aid Committee keeping in view the financial resources of the student’s guardian.

  1. Students of category ‘B C & D’ having Parent’s total monthly income less than Rs.20,000/- are recommended for the grants of financial aid as per parameters adopted by the Financial Aid Committee keeping in view the financial resources of the University and the number of applicants for the financial aid.

 

Providing False Information

Providing false information may result one or all of the following:

 

  • Cancellation of admission

  • Rustication from the University

  • Disqualification for award of any future scholarship/financial aid

  • Refund of all the payment received and or a penalty equal to total scholarship amount.

 

LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS

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1- HEC Scholarship for the Students of Balochistan and Fata

 

This scholarship is offered by the Higher Education Commission to provide financial assistance to Undergraduate (4 Years) and Postgraduate (2 Years) students of Balochistan and FATA.

 

2- GCU EFT Scholarships

 

The GCU Endowment Fund Trust Lahore (GCU EFT) announced 22 scholarships (11 Golden & 11 Silver) for deserving students with the donations by the Old Ravians and Philanthropists. Golden scholarship covers the University fee as well as hostel expenses of a student while a sliver scholarship covers the University fee only.

 

3- Punjab Educational Endowment Fund  (PEEF) Scholarships

 

PEEF having its office at Link Wahdat Road Lahore is an initiative of the Government of Punjab with the objective of providing Scholarships/monetary assistance to talented and needy students. There are three major categories of PEEF scholarship

a. Scholarships at Intermediate and Undergraduate level

 

PEEF awards scholarships to talented and needy students who showed outstanding performance in their tehsils/districts in the Secondary and Intermediate Examinations. PEEF itself contacts the eligible students. Subsequently, after obtaining the relevant data from Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Educations, PEEF writes letters to prospective students informing them that they have been short listed for scholarship.

 

b. Special Quota Category

 

Special Quota Scholarship applications are invited by the PEEF vide News Papers and concerned Institutions.

 

c. Master level

PEEF has launched Master Level Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to talented and deserving students studying at Post Graduation level on the basis of graduation level examinations and this scholarship is awarded through the Institutions.

4- Pakistan Engineering Congress Scholarship

 

Pakistan Engineering Congress awards 2 Scholarships every year to the students of this University studying in BSc Electrical Engineering.

 

5- Killa Gift Scholarship

 

The Killa Gift Fund Trust awards scholarships to the students who or whose parents own agricultural land in Faisalabad District.

 

6- Internal Merit District scholarship

 

This is a merit based scholarship offered by the District Education Officers of the concerned Districts from where a student has obtained his/her last educational certificate/degree.

 

7- Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal

 

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal provides funding for the payment of University and Hostel dues to the meritorious and needy students to meet their educational expenses

 

8- Hijri/Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship

 

Hijril/Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship is offered by the concerned Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education to the talented students admitted to 1st Year FA/FSc or BA/BSc (Hons.) Programme.

 

Contact us

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For any other information about Scholarships and Financial Aid please contact:-

 

Babar Ali Khan

Deputy Registrar (Academics)/Focal Person
UAN: 111 000 010/Ext 208.

Email: babar@gcu.edu.pk

Dr. Andleeb Anwar Sardar

Case Analyst SFAO

UAN: 111-000-010 Ext. 413.

E-mail: andleebanwar@gcu.edu.pk

 

 

Notices & News

 

 

Carmudi Scholarship program

 

Deadline: 20th of December, 2015

Term: One student per semester annually

Amount: PKR 30,000 (per term)

 

Objective

The Carmudi Scholarship program offers an incentive to the brilliant and hardworking students in various academic fields by offering a financial reward of 30,000 PKR per semester.

 

Carmudi Scholarship of Excellence

The scholarship will be awarded to top-performing and prodigious students carrying out their studies at a partner university. The scholarship strives to reward the excellence in studies and also comes with other incentives such as a guaranteed job interview for a relevant position at Carmudi.

 

Work Shadow Experience

The selected student will have the opportunity to “shadow” the MD in the Lahore office for a full working week of job experience. It would offer the student to get a glimpse into the post-graduate work environment in a global corporate company.

 

Qualifying Criteria

·         Ages 17+

·         Students in Economics, Business, Engineering, IT, Marketing or relevant majors in any participating partner university

·         3.5+ GPA / 4

·         ​Reference letter from the participating partner university OR a copy of the university student card confirming that the student is enrolled at the university

 

Carmudi Pakistan

Carmudi is a popular online automotive portal that provides easy access to the best and the latest vehicles available in Pakistan. Founded in 2013, it has a huge market spread from Asian countries to Africa and the Middle East which include Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Tanzania, the United Arab Emirates, and Zambia.

Carmudi is dedicated to provide a buying and selling platform for new and used cars and bikes in addition to the daily automobile based reviews. It has a total of 300,000 listings for vehicles around the globe with about five million monthly active users. Carmudi Pakistan is a venture of Rocket Internet that currently owns a number of other online sites with a team of more than 250 hardworking and diligent employees.

 

About the Carmudi Pakistan Managing Director

Raja Murad Khan completed his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi and worked on a number of ventures, most recently oversaw the launch and operations for The Smart School network, a chain of over 200 franchised schools in Pakistan. Prior to this, Murad had setup and managed his own manufacturing and retail businesses. Murad is a huge car enthusiast with special affinity for vintage vehicles.

 

How to Apply

The applicant is required to write a 500 word “Letter of Intent” (English) explaining why he/she is interested in availing the Carmudi Scholarship and why he/she deserves this financial aid. Please send your applications to: scholarship@carmudi.pk

For further details please visit: http://www.carmudi.pk/scholarship/

(17-08-2015)

 

 

Scholarship under Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) for MA/MSc/MS/MPhil Students

 

The following twenty four (24) students of MA/MSc/MS/MPhil (Session 2014-2016) have been selected for the subject scholarship:

 

1

Ahsan Ibrar

M. Mushtaq

MS ESME Management

2

Sobia Qayyum

Abdul Qayyum

MPhil Environmental Sciences

3

Komal Butt

Ijaz Butt

MPhil Zoology

4

Mubashir Hussain

Munawar Hussain

MPhil Physics

5

Faiqa Murtaza

Ghulam Murtaza

MPhil Applied Physics

6

Moniba Dilawar

Dilawar Khan

MPhil Botany

7

Tasleem Riaz

M. Riaz

MPhil Botany

8

Tarhab Aftab

M. Aftab

MPhil Chemistry

9

Ayesha Nazir

Nazir Ahmad

MPhil Islamic Studies

10

Syeda Zille Tooba Rizvi

Syed Makhdoom Hussain Rizvi

MS Banking & Financial Economics

11

Beenish Hassan

Tahir Hassan

MPhil Biotechnology

12

Arsalan Shoukat

Shoukat Ali

MSc Mathematics

13

Saba Aslam

M. Aslam

MSc Mathematics

14

Zahira Noor

Amar Ilahi

MSc Mathematics

15

Hassan Khalid

Moin Ullah

MS Banking & Financial Economics

16

Allah Tawakkal

Ghulam Abbas

MA English Language Teaching

17

Nadia Neelam

Ghulam Murtaza

MA English Language Teaching

18

Azka Awais

Syed M. Awais

MS Pharmaceutical Chemistry

19

Amina Haq

Faiz Ul Haq

MSc Statistics

20

Umar Farooq

Allah Ditta

MSc Physical Education

21

Wajiha Saeed

M. Saeed

MPhil Chemistry

22

Abdul Raheem Murtaza

Sufi Ghulam Murtaza

MA Urdu

23

Zainab Shahid

Muhammad Shahid Majeed

MPhil Environmental Sciences

24

Zeenat Akram

Akram Ali

Mphil Chemistry

 

The above mentioned students are directed to contact undersigned immediately.

 

Dr. Andleeb Anwar Sardar

Case Analyst

Student Financial Aid Office

 

(14-04-2015)

 

 

Turkiye Scholarships for International Students

 

Türkiye Scholarships are full government funded programmes for successful international students from all over the world for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Turkey.  

 

Host Institution(s):           Universities in Turkey

Fields of study:                 The scholarships cover a wide range of fields of study.

Target group:                    International students.

 

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship includes monthly stipend (600 TL for undergraduate, 850 TL for master and 1200 TL for PhD), full tuition fee, free 1-year Turkish language course, free accommodation, round-trip air ticket, and health insurance.

 

Eligibility:

 

To be eligible for Undergraduate Programmes, applicants must:

 

• be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (Anyone holding or ever held Turkish     citizenship before cannot apply),

• not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying,
• be have graduated or are likely to graduate from a secondary education institution,
• be under the age of 21 (no earlier than 01.01.1994),
• have at least specified (% 90 for medical sciences, % 70 for other undergraduate programs) cumulative grade point average, diploma grade, national exam or international exam score,

• be in good health

 

To be eligible for Postgraduate Programmes, applicants must:

 

• be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (Anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship before cannot apply)

• not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying.
• be a bachelor’s or master’s degree holder by 30th of July 2015 at the latest
• be under the age of 30 for master’s programmes (no earlier than 01.01.1985)
• be under the age of 35 for doctorate programmes (no earlier than 01.01.1980)
• have at least 75 % cumulative grade point average or diploma grade over their maximum graduation grade or have at least 75 % success in any accepted national or international graduate admissions test.

• be in good health

 

Application instructions:

 

The application to Türkiye Scholarships programmes is online and totally free process. Applications for Undergraduate, Master and PhD programmes will be received through the same application cycle starting from 25 February-31 March 2015.

It is important to visit the official website (links found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

 

Deadline: 31 Mar 2015

Website:  http://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/index.php/en/haberler/720-2015-turkiye-burslari-basvurulari-basliyor-en

 

For further information and details you may contact to GCU Student Financial Aid Office (Basement Student Service Centre).

 

Dr. Andleeb Anwar Sardar

Case Analyst, SFAO

 

(26-03-2015)

 

 

List of Selected students for fee concession in Tuition Fee on the basis of Hafiz-e-Quran

(20-03-2015)

 

 

List of Selected students for GCU EFT Scholarship

(17-03-2015)

 

 

Internal Merit Scholarship for the Students of GCU who are from District Lahore

 

 

(16-03-2015)

 

 

 

NTS Need-Based Scholarship Program 2014

 

The following eight (08) students of MS/M. Phil (Session 2014-2016) have been selected for the subject scholarship:

 

S.No.

Name of Applicant

Father name

Program

Roll No.

1

Syeda Wajiha Khalid

Syed Khalid Zaheer

MPhil Biotechnology

302-MPhil-Bio-T-14

2

Syed Muhammad Ali Zaheer Shah

Muhammad Zaheer Shah

MPhil Applied Physics

1060-MPhil-AP-14

3

Muhammad waqas Khaliq

Abdul Khaliq Tauni

MPhil Applied Physics

1054-MPhil-AP-14

4

Sobia Ashraf

Muhammad Ashraf

MPhil Statistics 

578-MPhil-Stat-14

5

Rameez Iqbal

 

Muhammad Iqbal

MPhil Applied Physics

1062-MPhil-AP-14

6

Amna Zafar

Zafar Karim

MPhil Islamic Studies

930-MPhil-ISL-14

7

Nosheen Zahoor

Zahoor Din

MPhil Chemistry

814-MPhil-Chem-14

8

Aaqiba Saqib

Muhammad Shafiq Ahmad

MS Banking & Financial Economics

1113-MSBF-14

  

 

Dr. Andleeb Anwar

Case Analyst

Student Financial Aid Office

(13-02-2015)

 

 

 

(03-02-2015)

 

PUNJAB EDUCATIONAL ENDOWMENT FUND (PEEF) SCHOLARSHIPS

 

PEEF having its office at Link Wahdat Road Lahore is an initiative of the Government of Punjab with the objective of providing Scholarships/monetary assistance to talented and needy students. There are three major categories of PEEF scholarship

 

a. Scholarships at Intermediate and Undergraduate level

 

PEEF awards scholarships to talented and needy students who showed outstanding performance in their tehsils/districts in the Secondary and Intermediate Examinations. PEEF itself contacts the eligible students. Subsequently, after obtaining the relevant data from Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Educations, PEEF writes letters to prospective students informing them that they have been short listed for scholarship.

 

b. Special Quota Category

 

Special Quota Scholarship applications are invited by the PEEF vide News Papers and concerned Institutions.

 

c. Master level

 

PEEF has launched Master Level Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to talented and deserving students studying at Post Graduation level on the basis of graduation level examinations and this scholarship is awarded through the Institutions.

 

For further details please visit: www.peef.org.pk

 

 

 

Contact us

 

For any other information about Scholarships and Financial Aid please contact:-

 

Babar Ali Khan

Deputy Registrar (Academics)/Focal Person
UAN: 111 000 010/Ext 208.

Email: babar@gcu.edu.pk

 

Dr. Andleeb Anwar Sardar

Case Analyst SFAO

UAN: 111-000-010 Ext. 413.

E-mail: andleebanwar@gcu.edu.pk


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Scholarship/Financial Aids

About Us

Rules and Regulations

Procedure for Scholarship/Financial Aid

Award Process for Scholarship/Financial Aid

List of Scholarships

Contact us

Notices & News

 

Downloads
Financial Aid Application Forms
NTS Form for Fin Aid 2014
GCU EFT Scholarship Application Form for a Boarder
GCU EFT Scholarship Application Form for a Day Scholar

Needs Based Scholarship Application Form 2013


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