More Pakistani students to travel to China after winning new scholarships

Islamabad: More Pakistani students will travel to China soon after winning scholarships early next year.

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has announced Chinese Scholarships 2023-24 for Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) and Pakistani students to study and conduct research in various fields in best universities of China.

Designated Chinese Universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Legal Studies, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy and Fine Arts etc. for scholarship recipients at all levels.

The deadline to submit online application on HEC portal www. under learning opportunities abroad is Thursday, 15th December 2022.

The stipend, as per China Govt. Scholarship Program, the undergraduate students will get CNY 2,500 per month, masters students: CNY 3,000 per month, and PhD students: CNY 3,500 per month.

The travel expenditure would be borne by the scholarship winners themselves. HEC will have no financial responsibility, the HEC said on its website.

The Chinese Scholarship Council, Government of China is offering these scholarships with a view to enhance educational cooperation between two neighbor countries. On behalf of Government of Pakistan, HEC is the nominating agency for these scholarships in the academic year 2023-24.

China Scholarship Council (CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China, is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of Chinese Government Scholarship Program.

Qualified applicants can apply for scholarship for Undergraduate/Bachelors, Masters & Doctoral/PhD programs in respective field of studies.

To submit online application on China Scholarship Council’s portal under category A (agency No. 5861), students can visit or

Under the scholarships, tuition funds will be comprehensively used by the host university. It may cover education, administration costs, health insurance and expenditures to support student activities. However, the university will offer free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy to each awardee.