LUMS National Outreach Program NOP Scholarships 2020

Degree LevelUnder Graduate
Type Academic Scholarships
Final Deadline 16 March, 2021
Intake Year2021


LUMS NOP scholarship 20201 is for academically bright but financially deserving students who cannot afford to study in prestigious universities. LUMS invites such students to summer coaching classes and based on the results of different assessments, these students are offered admission at LUMS with full financial assistance. All costs of traveling, summer coaching, SAT test fee, etc… are paid by LUMS.  LUMS has offered NOP Financial assistance to more than 1200 students to date.

In order to be eligible for the NOP, a student must have at least 80% marks in Matric or the grade equivalent in O Levels and must have the basis of financial need. The last date to apply for LUMS NOP is March 16, 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

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: Qualifying students will become LUMS NOP Scholars.

Admission Test

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 16, 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

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