Center of Excellence

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 the top ranked partner institutions. In order to qualify to apply for the scholarship, the student must have

  • Must have Punjab domicile.
  • Must have secured at least 60% marks in last degree annual exams
  • Declared annual income of parents as per terms and conditions agreed with the respective COE
  • Secured admission in the institution as a full time student in the same academic year as of passing the annual examination.
  • Satisfy the criteria for award of financial aid at the respective COE.
  • Not availing any other educational scholarship during the respective academic year.
  • Passed the examination as a regular student from:

                    i. Government Institution, or Continuing scholar of the respective institution
                    ii. As a Private Candidate or
                    iii. Private Institution
  • Scholarship Award Process

  • The COE invites applications from eligible and deserving students.
  • The institution constitutes a Scholarship Award Committee which scrutinizes the applications as per PEEF eligibility criteria.
  • Scholarship Award Committee asses the financial need of students at the time of interview for PEEF scholarships.
  • Scholarship stipends is released to the institutions on biannual/annual basis (as per signed MoU).
  • List of COE's

    Scholarships allocation to COEs for the year 2020-21 is as under:
    Sr. No. Center Of Excellence Scholarship Allocation (PEEF) Level
    1 Air University, Islamabad 25 Graduation
    2 Bahria University, Islamabad 30 Graduation
    3 Cadet College, Hassan Abdal 15 Secondary
    4 COMSATS Islamabad 10 Graduation
    5 COMSATS Lahore 16 Graduation
    6 National College of Arts 5 Graduation
    7 Daanish School Authority, Lahore 770 Elementary
    8 National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad 10 Graduation
    9 FAST University, Lahore 30 Graduation
    10 FC College University, Lahore 20 Graduation
    11 Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Swabi 10 Graduation
    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 Graduation
    17 Military College Sui- Balochistan 20 Secondary
    18 Military College, Jehlum 20 Secondary
    19 Namal College, Mianwali 15 Graduation
    20 National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad 25 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
    27 Istitute of Business Administration Sukkur 10 Graduation
    28 Cadet College, Pishin, Balochistan 20 Secondary
    29 College of Mechanical Engineering (E & ME) 20 Graduation
    TOTAL 1,335 -