AKU-EB Bridge Scholarship

AKU-EB Bridge Scholarship

A bridge to fulfil your dreams…


About the AKU-EB Bridge Scholarship 

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) is an important bridge between secondary and higher education and it prepares students for the tertiary education. With generous support of the Fancy Foundation, AKU-EB offers a competitive Scholarship that contributes towards higher secondary education expenses incurred during the two academic years of HSSC.

AKU-EB Bridge Scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and financial need and fund two years of education for up to 15 students who are aiming to complete their HSSC from an AKU-EB affiliated school or college. This Scholarship is offered to current SSC Part II students or SSC graduates of AKU-EB affiliated schools/ colleges based in Karachi.

Scholarship covers

  • Monthly school/ college tuition fees up to Rs 3,500 per month
  • Annual book allowance of Rs 2,500 per year
  • Full AKU-EB examination fees for the two academic years of HSSC

Uniform, travel, and other subsistence costs are not covered by the Scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant is either an AKU-EB SSC Part II student or an AKU-EB SSC graduate 
  • The applicant must have obtained a minimum of overall 70% or above marks (Grade A) in SSC 
  • The applicant must have no failing grades in SSC Part I and Part II examinations 
  • The applicant must complete HSSC at an AKU-EB affiliated school/ college 
  • A genuine financial need besides the academic achievement 
  • In addition to academic achievement and financial need, the applicant must demonstrate personal qualities such as commitment to social service, adaptability and leadership skills
Continuation of the Scholarship from year to year will be dependent on satisfactory examination performance in the HSSC Part I examinations.

Application and Award Process

Interested students are required to submit complete application forms along with the required supporting documents listed in the application form.

AKU-EB Bridge Scholarship Form


  • The Scholarship application deadline is June 15, 2016.
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted in August 2016.
  • For further questions, please email us at examination.board@aku.edu

The Aga Khan University Examination Board gratefully acknowledges the Fancy Foundation’s generosity in funding the AKU-EB Bridge Scholarship.