Lahore University of Management Sciences annually awards full Need-Based National Outreach Program (NOP) scholarships for talented Pakistani students. These scholarships are available for undergraduate program for 2017 intake.

The LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) was launched in 2001, with the motive to provide the talented yet financially challenged youth of Pakistan a chance to study at LUMS on full financial aid.

LUMS aspires to achieve excellence and national and international leadership through unparalleled teaching and research, holistic undergraduate education, and civic engagement to serve the critical needs of society.

In order to apply for the NOP scholarship, applicants should have at least 80% marks in Matric.


Scholarship Type

Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree (BS, BSc (Honours) and BA (Honours) degrees as well as a five-year BA-LLB degree) at Lahore University of Management Sciences.


Eligible Fields of Study

Scholarships are awarded within the following four schools in LUMS: Suleman Dawood School of Business (Accounting and Finance, Management Science), Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities & Social Sciences (MGSHSS) (Economics, Economics & Politics, Anthropology / Sociology and Political Science, English and History), Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Physics) and Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSL) (Law and Policy).


Scholarship is applicable for studying in: Pakistan


Value of Award

LUMS will provide full scholarship. Full scholarship will cover tuition, registration, hostel accommodation, living and books allowance to candidates who qualify for admissions through the National Outreach Program.


Applicant Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for scholarship, applicants must follow the given criteria:

  • Applicants should have at least 80% marks in Matric in order to apply for the NOP scholarship. Moreover, NOP is a need based scholarship. Only genuinely financially deserving students will be considered for the programme.
  • High performance in Matriculation examination
  • Demonstrated need for financial assistance.

Nationality: Students from Pakistan can apply for this scholarship.


College Admission Requirement:

There are 7 steps to complete the LUMS Online Application:
STEP 1: Carefully read the instructions given at the upper right side of each section of online admission application.
STEP 2: Fill out complete information in each section;
STEP 3: Applicants can Submit online admission application after a thorough review of provided information latest by the stipulated deadline;
STEP 4: Download System generated fee voucher to make a payment for the application processing and LUMS Test(s) Registration Fee (if applicable);
STEP 5: Make the payment of appropriate fee on or before the deadline stated in the fee voucher;
STEP 6: Print the “Mailing Label” and paste it on the envelope having supporting documents;
STEP 7: Send all supporting documents along with the proof of payment in ONE PACKAGE latest by the stipulated deadline.

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should have at least 80% marks in Matric in order to apply for the NOP scholarship.

Test Requirement: Check schools in LUMS for SAT, GMAT / GRE test score.



How to Apply

Students are required to apply online for financial aid at the time of submission of their admission application. The applicants need to submit their National Outreach Programme (NOP) application forms along with required supporting documents via post after receiving their matriculation results. The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the orientation session and is registered for the LUMS admission test. The application forms for Undergraduate Programmes are provided online, free of cost. The forms are filled and submitted online. The Financial Aid form is included in the online application, there is no separate form. A completed application form constitutes submitting the following documents on or before the stipulated deadline

  • Attested/ Certified Copies of Complete Academic Transcripts and Certificates of:
    (a) Matric or O’ Level or American High School – 9 th and 10thgrade complete results;
    (b) FA/ICOM/FSc./ICS complete result or FA/ICOM/FSc./ICS first year result (in case the FA/ICOM/FSc/ICS final exam has not been taken as yet).
    (c) A’ Level complete result or grades for any A’ Level subject(s) completed or A’ Level first year results (in case the A’ Level final exam of three principal subjects has not been taken as yet).
    (d) American High School (HSD) complete result or up to 12th grade first semester’s results (in case the High School Diploma 12th Grade final exam has not been taken as yet). Applicants who have completed their HSD before the application submission deadline should submit an Equivalence Certificate issued by the IBCC, Pakistan in addition to the final result of HSD.
    (e) International Baccalaureate (IB) complete result or International Baccalaureate first year complete results (in case the IB final exam has not been taken as yet);
  • Equivalence Certificate issued by IBCC, Pakistan (for applicants who have completed their degrees other than FA/FSc/ICS/ICOM/A’ Levels or IB;
  • SAT Score reports
  • SAT I score report (s) for SDSB/MGSHSS/SAHSOL/SBASSE
  • SAT II report (s) (only for foreign/overseas applicants)
  • Four passport size photographs with white background;
  • Proof of payment; A stamped copy of the payment voucher or a confirmation email of an online banking transaction constitutes proof of payment.
  • Applicants are required to send a copy of payment proof along with all other required supporting documents as one package on or before the stipulated deadline.


Application Deadline: Deadline to apply for admission (online) is February 16, 2017 and deadline to submit supporting documents is February 17, 2017.  Deadline to apply for NOP applications is March 02, 2017.

Application Form

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