The Aga Khan University (AKU) has waived tuition fees for incoming PhD students who do not have outside institutional support.
Dr Adil Haider, the dean of AKU Medical College, announced this on Twitter.
BIG NEWS: AKU has waived the tuition fees for incoming PhD students who do not have outside institutional support. Grateful to all our donors and supporters who have made this possible!! https://t.co/I2HhgTpDS4— Adil Haider (@AdilHaiderMD) January 22, 2020
The university has also opened admissions for its PhD in health sciences programme. The deadline for applications is February 14.
Prospective students can apply in the biological sciences, clinical sciences, population and public health and nursing streams.
For biological sciences, the minimum admission requirement is an MS, MPhil or equivalent. For clinical sciences, you need a minimum FCPS or equivalent degree. Nursing requires an MS, MScN, MPhil or equivalent degree while population and public health needs a minimum MS, MPhil or equivalent degree.
A minimum 70% score on the AKU Graduate Admission Test is also required for admissions. You can read about the other requirements here.