PEEF - DFID SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) and Department for International Development (DFID) - UK aid have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide 28000 scholarships to meritorious and needy students for Intermediate and Graduation Level Education.

Under the proposed 5 year scholarship program; Department for International Development (DFID) - UK aid has agreed to provide grant of Rs. 1.625 billion over a period of 5 years to provide 28000 scholarships. Out of the total allocated scholarships, 27500 will be awarded to girl's students of eleven (11) less developed districts of Punjab to continue Intermediate Level Education while 500 scholarships will be awarded to needy and meritorious students to peruse Graduation Level Education through partner Centre of Excellences (COEs).

  • The target districts for Intermediate Level Scholarships for girl students under the PEEF - DFID Scholarship Program are:
    • Chiniot
    • Layyah
    • Muzafar Garh
    • Lodhran
    • Bahawalnagar
    • Rahim Yar Khan
    • Bhakar
    • Vehari
    • Dera Ghazi Khan
    • Rajanpur
    • Bahawalpur

  • Graduation Level Scholarships shall be given to the needy and meritorious students of the following partner institutions:
    • LUMS
    • COMSATS Lahore
    • FAST Lahore
    • Namal Mianwali
    • GIKI Swabi
    • COMSATS Islamabad
    • NUST Islamabad

    For the year 2015-16, Eight thousand eight hundred (6,500) scholarships will be awarded to female students of eleven (11) less developed districts of Punjab to continue Intermediate Level Education while 100 scholarships will be awarded to needy and meritorious students to peruse Graduation Level Education through partner Centre of Excellences (COEs). The responsibility of the selection of students for PEEF- DFID scholarships rests with the respective COE.
    During the current year (2014-15) PEEF will award 8,650 additional scholarships; 8,500 for Intermediate Level Education and 150 for Graduation Level Education.


  • Scholarships allocation of COEs (DFID) for the year 2015-16 is as under:

  • Sr. No. Center Of Excellence Scholarship Allocation (DFID) Level
    1 COMSATS Islamabad 17 Graduation
    2 COMSATS Lahore 17 Graduation
    3 FAST University, Lahore 17 Graduation
    4 Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Swabi 17 Graduation
    5 Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) 05 Graduation
    6 Namal College, Mianwali 10 Graduation
    7 National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad 17 Graduation
    TOTAL 100 -