To provide all information, services, and assembling financial resources that are available to and/or needed by students of GC University.
To make education possible for students who might otherwise be deprived of this higher education opportunity due to inadequate funds and /or previous limited educational opportunities.
Establish essential manual and automated processes to support awarding financial aid in a timely manner.
Award financial assistance to qualified students, according to institutional and Govt requirements and with a focus on individual student needs.
Establish regular communication flow between the SFAO and the students/parents.
Provide individual student/parent assistance in completing necessary applications and managing personal resources as they are needed to augment financial assistance in covering educational expenses.
Financial aid resources are those that are provided by both internal (university and/or endowment funds), governmental (PEEF, Professional Education Internal Merit and District Merit Scholarship) and private agencies or organizations.
For smooth implementation of scholarship programs, a separate Student Financial Aid Office (SFAO) was established in Government College University, Faisalabad in collaboration with HEC, Islamabad in 2007.
Ms. Saima Parveen, Assistant Registrar / Incharge SFAO acts as a Focal Person for the distribution of various scholarships offered by HEC and other agencies.
There are number of scholarships available to assist students with their educational expenses on need and merit basis. In addition to the above Financial Aid Committee has been constituted by this University for the evaluation and approval of the applications submitted by the students for financial aid.
One window service is also being provided to the students to avail the scholarship facilities in the Students’ Financial Aid Office.
Scholarships available in GCUF
Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme (S-3)
Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme
Punjab Zakat Department (MORA)
District Council Internal Merit Scholarships
Professional Education Foundation (PEF)
NBP Student Loan Scheme.
Faisalabad Development Trust (FDT)
Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF): is an initiative of the Government of the Punjab under the leadership and patronage of Mian. Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab. It is established with the objective of providing monetary assistance to talented and needy students.
Japanese Needs Based Scholarship & HEC Needs Based Scholarship: Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, is also providing Need Based Scholarships like Japanese Need Based and HEC Need Based Merit Scholarship for needy students to the students of Basic Sciences and Social Sciences.
Killa Gift Scholarship: The Killa Gift Fund Trust awards scholarships to the students who or whose parents own agricultural land in Faisalabad District.
Internal Merit District Scholarship: This is a merit based scholarship offered by the District Education Officers of the concerned Districts from where a student has obtained his/her last educational certificate/degree.
Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal: Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal provides funding for the payment of University and Hostel dues to the meritorious and needy students to meet their educational expenses.
The Student Advancement Endowment Fund (SAFE) : PEP Foundation made an initial donation to the University to support the principal of SAFE. SAFE account will be utilized only for the sole purpose of awarding scholarships to needy students and for capacity building projects/programs for the direct benefit of students. The funds will be treated as endowment principal money and will not be used for any other purposes under any circumstances.
Students received any other financial assistance/scholarship and admitted on bench fee cant’ apply for another scholarship.