LUMS announces the opening of applications for the 2023 National Outreach Program Scholarship. Academically gifted but financially worthy students who cannot afford to attend top colleges can apply to the LUMS NOP. According to the National Outreach Program (NOP), LUMS invites these students to summer coaching programs and, based on the outcomes of several tests, offers them full-financial aid admission to LUMS. LUMS covers all expenses, including those related to travel, summer coaching, entrance test fees, etc. Students who are selected after the entry test, are provided full scholarships for 4-year Undergraduate degree programs at LUMS.
NATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP LUMS NOP 2023
|Category||Merit & Need-Based|
|Location||All over Pakistan|
|Fields||Engineering & IT, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Management Sciences|
- A student must have scored At least 80% marks in Matric or equivalent in O-Levels
- Must be financially deserving
The students shortlisted on the above criteria are invited to the LUMS NOP summer coaching sessions, where they are examined through different exercises and tests. Students are evaluated on their performance at the Summer Coaching Session and are registered for the entrance test, completely paid for by LUMS. Finally, students who apply to LUMS and qualify on merit, are offered admission on a full scholarship.
How to apply:
Apply to NOP while you are in the first year of Intermediate or A-Levels. This will be two years before the start date of the undergraduate program at LUMS. Students attending the coaching session in 2023 will be able to join LUMS in 2024. You can fill out your online application at https://nopscs.lums.edu.pk
Shortlisted candidates will be called in for a two-week summer coaching session at LUMS. The session will be arranged during the summer holidays and all expenses, except traveling, will be covered by LUMS.
LUMS will pay the SAT registration fee of candidates who successfully complete the NOP Summer Coaching Session.
The next step for successful NOP Summer Coaching Session candidates is to fill out an online application for admission to LUMS through the following link: https://admissions.lums.edu.pk/. Qualifying students will become LUMS NOP Scholars.
When the candidate gets shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the summer coaching session, these students are then asked to register for the entrance exam, the SAT. The application forms for undergraduate programs are provided online. The admission status is communicated by the end of June-July each year. Finally, the applicants who qualify on merit are offered admission at LUMS and are eligible for the National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholarship.
- NOP Summer Coaching Session Application Deadline: March 29, 2023, till 5:00 pm (PST)
- Summer Coaching Document Submission date: TBA
- Selection of Candidates for NOP Summer Coaching Session: May – June each year
- NOP Summer Coaching Session: July – August each year
- Selection of Candidates for LUMS Undergraduate Application: September – October each year