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PEEF SSMS Foreign Scholarships for Ph.D Application for 2017 Intake


Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships SSMS Foreign Scholarships for Ph.D Application for 2017 Intake. Submit your application at the PEEF office last date to apply is 31st march 2017.

Applications are invited from eligible male and female Pakistani Nationals who have secured admission in Top 50 (subject wise) QS ranked universities of the world.

History: Pakistan’s largest education endowment fund Rs. 17 Billion, to date PEEF has awarded more than 150,000 scholarships worth Rs. 7.5 Billion.

SSMS Foreign Scholarships for Ph.D Application for 2017 Intake.

Subject Areas:

Life Sciences Medicine, Engineering Technology, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences / Arts Humanities Detailed list of preferred subject areas is available at www.peef.org.pk/phdscholarships.asp

Eligibility Criteria for SSMS Foreign Scholarships:

Eligibility students applying for SSMS should have:

  • Valid PhD. admission offer from one of the Top 50 (subject wise) Universities of the World (QS ranking) in preferred subject areas.
  • Not less than 60% marks throughout the academic career.
  • Declared monthly family income (including self, spouse and parents) equal to or less than Rs. 200,0001-.
  • Maximum age of 35 years on 31st March, 2017.
  • Not availed any foreign scholarship in the past.
  • Take up the scholarship in the year for which it is offered and the scholarship shall not be deferred to the next year.

Application Form SSMS Foreign Scholarships:

Prescribed application form is available at PEEF Website (wvw.peef.org.pk/phdscholarships.asp)

How to Apply:

Please submit duly filled application form to Manager International Scholarships, PEEF office link Wahdat Road Lahore.

Scholarships Coverage:

Scholarships are fully-funded and cover the following costs:

Tuition Fees, Boarding & Lodging Expenses and Airfare.


  • Existing permanent / regular faculty members of public sector teaching I educational institutions of Pakistan are not eligible to apply for Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships (SSMS).
  • Preference shall be given to the students having Punjab domicile, however a special quota has also been allocated for other provinces including AJK, Gilgit Baltistan (GB), FATA and ICT.
  • To get admission In the University and apply for Visa is the responsibility of applicant. Decision of the Scholarship Selection Committee shall be final.
  • PEEF reserves the right to reject any application or call off the whole selection process without assigning any reason.


Manager International Scholarships (Monday to Friday during office hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Cell: 0303-88633081 Tel Office: 042-992600514 Ext.: 1401 Email: ssms©peef.org.pk


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