Need and Merit-based Scholarships

PAF IAST offers different types of local and foreign scholarship opportunities on a need and merit basis. Financial Aid is also granted to deserving candidates.
  • HEC Ehsas Need Based Scholarship
  • PAF-IAST Financial Assistance
  • Bait-ul-Mal Need based Financial Assistance


1. The candidate in each program achieving the top position (i.e., the highest aggregated marks) in the admission merit list will be exempt from tuition fees (full) for the 1st semester.
2. Every semester, two scholarships will be awarded in each program to students who secured GPA in the following order in the previous semester with a regular course-load.

GPA Percentage Relief in Tuition Fee
3.96 – 4.0 100%
3.91 – 3.95 50%
3.76 – 3.90 30%
3.50 – 3.75 25%

List of additional scholarships

  • Workers Welfare Board Directorate of Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Scholarship Program for All Study Programs.
  • Frontier Education Foundation Scholarship Program
  • Fauji Foundation Excellence Award
  • Shaheen Foundation Scholarship Scheme
  • National Bank of Pakistan Student Loan Scheme
  • Fazaia Educations Welfare Scheme (FEWS)
  • MORA Scholarship for minorities
  • PEC Scholarship
  • Punjab Education Endowment fund scholarship (PEEF)
  • State Bank of Pakistan ward educational assistance
  • Diya Scholarship
  • Federal Employee Benevolent Fund
  • Punjab Employee Benevolent Fund
  • KPK Employee Benevolent Fund (Merit Scholarship).