Eligibility Criteria For Scholarship

Establishment- Definition and Registration

  1. As defined under section 2 (f) of Workers Welfare Fund Ordinance and Section 2 (b) of companies Profit (Workers Participation) Act, 1968
  2. Public Sector Organization which are contributing through transfer of leftover amount under clause (a) of paragraph 4 (d) of companies Profit (Workers Participation) Act, 1968 Paying contribution under section 2 (f) of Workers Welfare Fund Ordinance, 1971 or otherwise?
  3. Establishment must be registered under Factories Act, 1934/Mines Act, 1923/shops and Establishment Ordinance, 1969
  4. As defined under Workers Welfare Fund Ordinance, 1971 and must be registered with EOBI of Social Security Institution

Worker- Definition Registration and Service Limit

  1. As defined under the definition of "Worker" given In IRA 2011
  2. Registered with Social Security or EOBI Schemes
  3. Having at least 03 (three) Years Cumulative service
  4. Must be in service at the time of submission of application form. However. Children of deceased Worker are eligible to apply Scholarship subject to the condition that the widow / Legal heirs of the deceased Worker concerned have obtained death grant from Workers Welfare Fund

Student –Definition and Registration

  1. Real child of Worker
  2. Regularly enrolled / to be enrolled on merit for study according to the following categories

Categories And Rate of Scholarship

In addition to all expenses of the students, vis-a-vis admission fee, tuition fee, transport charges, hostel /messing charges, registration fee, examination fee, library fee, Lab fee, computer fee (except charity funds and refundable or non- refundable securities), a fix scholarship according to the following categories will be paid.

  • Cadet College/ Public Schools being run by the Federal or a Provincial Government
  • Intermediate or equivalent course from Federal/ or a Provincial Board of Education or any other institution recognized by the Federal/ Provincial Government
  • Technical Training institutes registered with Provincial Board of Technical & Vocational Education/ Provincial TEVTAS/ NTB/ NEVTEC
  • Rs.1600/-per month
    Category-II Graduation Degree (of two/four year’s duration) from a Public or Private University of College/ Institution affiliated with them, duly recognized by HEC Rs.2500/-per month
  • Post Graduation Degree from a Public or Private University /Medical College registered with HEC
  • Degree from and Engineering University / Medical College registered with HEC as by the Pakistan Engineering Council or PMDC, as the case may be
  • Rs.3500/-per month

    Other Terms and Conditions

    Further terms & conditions for the award of scholarships to the children of the Workers failing under Cat-II & III are:-

    1. Prior clearance of National Testing Service (NTS) examination, if compulsory under the HEC regulations or any other preliminary test, for getting admission.
    2. Students will take admission only in HEC approved courses.
    3. Student will take/ study all subjects in semester offered by Public/ Private College / University etc. as the case may be, and, complete its course within the approved minimum time frame by the HEC, for the said course. In case, a student fails to complete his course within the approved time frame of the HEC, his case can be reviewed on the basis of solid reasons submitted by the student duly verified by the Public/ Private College/ University etc. as the case may be, and supported with the documentary evidence.
    4. The student once registered in a course will not be allowed to change the selected discipline.
    5. Only one number Post-graduation Level course will be financed by the Workers Welfare Fund, Islamabad.
    6. In principle, the applicability of the scholarship scheme is up to the level of Post-Graduation. However, award of scholarship beyond Post-Graduation level courses will be considered on case to case basis and will be allowed only with the prior approval of the Chairman, Secretary (WWF), as the case may be.