Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships for Masters 2016-2017
Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships for Masters 2016-2017

The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) has launched a new Master’s Level Scholarship programme under the title “Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarships (SSMS)”. During the current academic year 2017-18, a total of 1,000 fully funded scholarships will be offered to the meritorious students studying in top ranked universities / degree awarding institutions of Pakistan.

Eligibility Criteria

The PEEF – SSMS Master’s Level Scholarships will be offered to meritorious students fulfilling the below mentioned eligibility criteria. The student must have / be:

  • Be a Pakistani national
  • Have secured at least 60% marks or a minimum CGPA 2.5 in BA/ B.Sc. / B.COM/ BS/ BBA etc. examination held in 2015/2016 or 2017 (annual).
  • Have secured admission as a fulltime student in the current academic year (2017-18) in one of the partner University / Degree Awarding Institution.
  • Be enrolled in Spring/Fall session (where applicable) and Morning / Afternoon / Evening sessions (where applicable) are also eligible to apply for PEEF – SSMS Master’s level scholarships.
  • Declared monthly income of parents (from all sources) is equal to or less than Rs. 75,000/-
  • Maximum Age of 28 Years As on 31st August 2017.
  • Not availing any other educational scholarship during the current academic year.
  • Not a beneficiary of Prime Minister Fee Reimbursement Scheme 2017-18.
  • Besides fulfilling SSMS eligibility criteria, the prospective student must qualify the merit and need criteria of the respective University/ Degree Awarding Institution.
  • Following students are not eligible for SSMS Master’s level scholarship:
  •  Students who have already passed / got MA / MSc / MS / MPhil etc. degree.
  •  Marks improvers or students who have passed examination in supplementary session.
  •  Students who have passed the aforementioned examination with grace marks (*).

How To Apply

  • PEEF has allocated SSMS Masters level scholarship quotas to all partner universities (link of list of partner universities)
  • The partner universities invite applications from the eligible students on prescribed forms.
  • Scholarship forms are available at:
    Respective university student financial aid office/student resource center
    PEEF Web site (
  • Complete application forms should be submitted to the respective university, Applicationforms directly forwarded to PEEF will not be considered for the award of scholarship.

Scholarship Coverage

  • PEEF will reimburse the tuition fees, payment of tuition fees (as per the terms of SSMS Master’s level scholarship policy)
  • PEEF will also pay scholarship stipend to the selected scholars at the following rates:
    – Day scholar Rs. 3,000/- per month.
    – Boarder Rs. 5,000/- per month.



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