Islamabad Campus
External Relations & Financial Assistance

Scholarships

External Relations & Financial Assistance (ERFA) department offers various Need/Merit-based scholarships to the deserving students of SZABIST, Islamabad. Financial assistance to the students is a very important aspect of any educational institute that helps in the consolidation of a better class of students. It is not only a supportive gesture from SZABIST but a discrete channel of patronizing the best brains from around the country.

Scholarships

External Relations & Financial Assistance

As part of our social responsibility, SZABIST Islamabad has developed a robust financial assistance program. Through this program, financial assistance is bifurcated in to Fee concession, and scholarships.

Scholarships are offered through SZABIST Islamabad resources and those in collaboration with external donor agencies. Below is the list of scholarship presently available at SZABIST Islamabad.

This year we have changed our procedure of scholarships application process due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, SZABIST Need Based Scholarship 2020 which provides financial aid to the needy yet meritorious students. This year the scholarship form and interviews will be conducted online.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Annual family income should not be more than 900,000/-
  • For Undergraduate and MBA programs

Procedure:

  • To download the form of SZABIST Need-Based Scholarship 2020 click on “Download Form
  • Students must fill the form and attach all required documents listed in the form and email to snbsp2020@szabist-isb.edu.pk before August 10, 2020. Please follow the convention for subject of your e-mail STUDENT_NAME(REG NO.XXXX) Registration number is displayed on your admission form. Also make sure to send only one file which contains the filled form and your documents.
  • All forms and documents will be verified by the External Relations & Financial Assistance Department and responses will be sent to the students via email/WhatsApp
  • Online Interviews will be conducted after that.
  • Shortlisted students will be notified regarding their schedule of interview through e-mail and SMS
  • Final results of the Applicants will be communicated via email and SMS before fee deadline.

ERFA Team:

Faculty of Management Sciences

Dr. Khansa Zaman

Manager ERFA

Email: dr.khansa@szabist-isb.edu.pk
Phone Number: Ext. 524
 

Haroon Abdullah

Officer ERFA

Email: haroon.abdullah@szabist-isb.edu.pk
Phone Number: Ext. 555
Mobile Number: 03455997650

SZABIST FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS

1. SZABIST Need-Based Scholarship Program

  • This is an annual scholarship covering two semesters tuition fees (partial or full).
  • Eligibility criteria: Minimum CGPA of 2.5, and annual income should not exceed Rs. 900,000 (this is subject to revision based on the inflation rate).
  • Timeline: Offered once a year in the first week of May.
  • Eligible Programs: Undergraduate Programs and MBA.

2. SZABIST Merit-Based Scholarship Program

  • SZABIST Merit-Based Scholarship will be awarded from the Second semester onward and is renewable for each semester depending on student’s performance.
  • The total amount of scholarship per program per class/section is equal to a 50% tuition fee of the next semester. For example, if a student is found eligible for the scholarship in the Fall Semester, he/she will be awarded a 50% fee waiver for the following Spring semester.
  • Student with the highest semester GPA is eligible for 50% Merit-Based scholarship, in the subsequent semester provided the candidate has:
    - Obtained a minimum semester GPA of 3.70 for all programs.
    - Taken a full load of courses with assigned section during regular semesters, i.e. Fall and Spring, both for calculation of Semester GPA and availing the scholarship.
    - Students with extra and repeat courses are not eligible for the Scholarship.
    - Transfer/Open students are not eligible for the Scholarship.
    - Executive, MS, and PhD students cannot avail this scholarship.
    - If there is more than one student with the same GPA in a semester, then the scholarship amount will be awarded based on the percentage of marks.
  • This scholarship is managed by the Academics Department (ASO).

EXTERNAL DONOR AGENCIES FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS

1. Pak-USAID Merit and Need-Based Scholarships Program

  • This is a fully-funded scholarship covering the full program’s tuition fee and stipend.
  • Eligibility criteria: Monthly income should not exceed Rs. 45,000/-
  • Timeline: Offered at the time of admissions.
  • Eligible Programs: BBA and MBA.

2. Sindh Educational Endowment Fund

  • This is an annual scholarship covering two semesters’ tuition fees and admission fees.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The applicant has Sindh Domicile, minimum SGPA of 2.5, and annual income should not exceed Rs. 1,500,000.
  • Timeline: Offered in December/January each year
  • Eligible Programs: BBA, BSAF, BSCS, MBA

3. Balochistan Education Endowment Fund

  • An amount of Rs. 50,000 is awarded to a student for two semesters.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Applicant has Balochistan Domicile and has low monthly income.
  • Timeline: Offered in February each year
  • Eligible Programs: Undergraduate Programs and MBA.

4. Punjab Educational Endowment Fund

  • An amount of Rs. 3,000 is awarded to a student on a monthly basis.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Applicant has Punjab Domicile and has low monthly income.
  • Timeline: Announces by Sponsoring body.
  • Eligible Programs: Undergraduate Programs

5. NTS Need-Based Scholarship Program

  • This is a fully-funded scholarship covering the full program’s tuition fee and stipend.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Full-time student, Qualifying score in GAT general / subject, CGPA above 2.5, Monthly income should not exceed Rs. 75,000.
  • Timeline: offered in the Fall semester each year.
  • Eligible Programs: MS and PhD

6. Ihsan Trust Qarz-e-Hasna Facility

  • Loan facility for a year
  • Eligibility Criteria: Same as that of the SZABIST Need-Based Scholarship.
  • Timeline: offered in the fall semester each year.
  • Eligible programs: All except PhD and Media Sciences

7. HEC-Indigenous PhD 5000 Fellowship Program

  • For MS/MPhil, the candidates must have a minimum of 16 years of education with no 3rd division or Grade D in degree/certificate in the entire academic career.
  • Candidates applying for direct PhD scholarships must have minimum CGPA 3.0(out of 4.0 in the semester system), CGPA 3.75 (out of 5) or first division (in the annual system) in MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree is required along with the condition mentioned above in clause (a).
  • Timeline: Announces by Sponsoring body.
  • How to apply:
    - Login/register to "eportal.hec.gov.pk" and prepare your profile by updating all relevant tabs.
    - On the left side of the screen, click on " Scholarships & Grants" and select "Indigenous Scholarship" and submit your application for Indigenous Scholarship in your respective category/discipline.

8. Various community-based scholarships

  • It includes different district-based scholarships and MPA’s Scholarship
  • Timeline: Announces by Sponsoring body.

9. Ministry of Harmony and Interfaith Minority Scholarships

  • Orphans, destitute, needy, handicapped, and poor minority students, having good educational record are eligible for scholarships.
  • Timeline: Announces by Sponsoring body.

External Relations:

List of MOUs
Sr. No.   Name of Organization
     1   Pakistan Agile development society
    2   Maxfoster
    3   AbbTakk
    4   Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
    5   World Marketing Summit (WMS)
    6   Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU)
    7   Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP)
    8   Mehergarh
    9   Higher Education Commission (HEC)
    10   Pakistan Sweet Homes (PSH)
    11   Vigo Business Consulting Pvt Ltd
    12   Epiphany
    13   Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
    14   Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
    15   Human Resource Development Network (HRDN)
    16   Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI)
    17   Career Pakistan (CP)
    18   PMI Islamabad Chapter