Scholarship Programs

'No talented student should be declined the right to tertiary education.'

Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali
President, SZABIST



As part of our social responsibility, SZABIST has developed a robust financial assistance program. Through this program, financial assistance is bifurcated in to Fee concession, and scholarships.



Scholarships are offered through SZABIST resources and those in collaboration with external donor agencies. Below is the list of scholarship presently available at SZABIST.

  • SZABIST Need-Based
  • SZABIST Merit-Based
  • Pak-USAID-funded Merit & Need-Based
  • Sindh Endowment Fund
  • Balochistan Endowment Fund
  • Prime Minister’s National ICT R&D Fund
  • National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative (NGIRI)
  • NTS- Need-Based
  • Khairpur District
  • Ihsan Trust Qarz-e-Hasna Facility
  • Various Community / Sponsored Scholarships


All scholarships cover full or partial tuition fee, however, in some cases scholarships also cover books, boarding, transportation, monthly stipend and admission fee.

A fair and transparent process is adopted to select the students for these scholarships. The process entails short listing of candidates on the basis of objective criteria, followed by a panel interview to assess the candidates' financial eligibility. In case of scholarships funded by external donor agencies, the selection process also includes physical verification of student's information prior to award of the scholarship.

For further details, please downloadFinancial Assistance Brochure