Center of Excellence (COE) is defined as academic institutions that have achieved high merit in the academic realm in terms of reputation, conduct and performance.The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund has allocated scholarship quotas to different COEs. The responsibility of selection of students for PEEF scholarship rests with the respective COE.

Eligibility Criteria

These scholarships are awarded to pursue study in top ranked partner institutions. In order to qualify to apply for the scholarship, the student must have

>> Punjab domicile

>> Secured at least 60% marks in last degree final exams

>> Passed the examination as a regular student from:

  • Government Institution, or Continuing scholar of the respective institution
  • As a Private Candidate or
  • Private Institution (low fee private institutions)

>> Annual household income of families of the selected student is not more than
Rs.180, 000/- for intermediate and 360,000 for graduation level studies.

>> Satisfy the criteria for award of financial aid at the respective COE.

>> Not availing any other educational scholarship during the respective academic year.

Scholarship Award Process

>>The COE advertises PEEF scholarship and invites applications from eligible and deserving students.

>>The institution constitutes a Scholarship Award Committee that scrutinizes all the applications as per PEEF eligibility criteria

>>Scholarship Award Committee assess the financial need of students at the time of interview for PEEF scholarships

>>PEEF finalize the award lists based on the information provided by the institution.

>>Scholarship stipends are released to the institutions on bi annual/annual basis (as per signed MoU) which are disbursed to the PEEF scholars.

List of COE's

Scholarships allocation of COEs for the year 2015-16 is as under:
Sr. No. Center Of Excellence Scholarship Allocation (PEEF) Scholarship Allocation (DFID) Level
1 Air University, Islamabad 20 - Graduation
2 Bahria University, Islamabad 20 - Graduation
3 Cadet College, Hassan Abdal 30 - Secondary
4 COMSATS Islamabad 10 17 Graduation
5 COMSATS Lahore 10 17 Graduation
6 COMSATS Lahore- Dual Degree 6 - Graduation
7 Daanish School Authority, Lahore 770 - Elementary
8 Directorate of Staff Development (DSD), Lahore 50 - Graduation
9 FAST University, Lahore 30 17 Graduation
10 FC College University, Lahore 20 - Graduation
11 Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Swabi 10 17
12 Institute Of Business Administration Karachi 8 - Graduation
13 Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) 15 - Graduation
14 Institute of Cost Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) 15 - Graduation
15 Information Technology University (ITU Punjab) 76 - Graduation
16 Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) 30 5 Graduation
17 Military College Sui- Balochistan 20 - Secondary
18 Military College, Jehlum 20 - Secondary
19 Namal College, Mianwali - 10 Graduation
20 National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad 20 17 Graduation
21 Pak Turk International Public School & College, Lahore 30 - Secondary
22 Pakistan Air Force Public School, Sargodha 20 - Secondary
23 Pakistan Institute of Fashion Designing, Lahore 10 - Secondary
24 Sadiq Public School, Bahawalpur 20 - Secondary
25 University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore 20 - Graduation
26 Military College, Muree 20 - Secondary
TOTAL 1,300 100 -


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Final Award List 2015