The LUMS NOP scholarship 20201 is for academically gifted but financially deserving students who are unable to attend prestigious universities. LUMS invites such students to summer coaching courses, in which they are given full financial aid and admission to LUMS based on the results of various tests. All travel expenses, summer coaching, SAT test fees, and other expenses are paid by LUMS. LUMS has offered NOP Financial assistance to more than 1200 students to date.
To be eligible for the NOP, a student must have a minimum of 80% in Matric or the equivalent grade in O Levels, as well as a basis of financial need. The deadline for LUMS NOP applications is March 30, 2021.
Eligibility Criteria for LUMS NOP Scholarship 2021
- 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 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 for LUMS National Outreach Program NOP 2021
Students who meet the eligibility criteria can apply.
STEP 1 – Application Process
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 2021 will be able to join LUMS in 2022. You can fill out your online application at https://nopscs.lums.edu.pk
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STEP 2 – Summer Coaching Session
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.
STEP 3 – SAT Registration Fee
LUMS will pay the SAT registration fee of candidates who successfully complete the NOP Summer Coaching Session.
STEP 4 – LUMS Admission Form
The next step for successful NOP Summer Coaching Session candidates is to fill 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.
LUMS NOP Scholarship Schedule 2021
- NOP Summer Coaching Session Application Deadline: March 30, 2021, till 5:00 pm (PST)
- 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