Financial Support to Scientific Societies in Pakistan (Phase-II)

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
"Financial Support to Scientific Societies in Pakistan (Phase-II)"

Documents required for Registration of New Societies:

  i. Registration of the Society under Societies Act 1860
  ii. Details of Membership from all over the country
  iii. Details of the activities undertaken by the society since inception
  iv. Journals published by the Society (if any)
  v. Details of the linkages developed with International societies (if any)
  vi. Any other documentary evidence pertaining to existence of society

Eligibility Criteria:
  • All the societies registered under the Societies Act 1860 and with Pakistan Science Foundation may apply.
  • Request for the financial assistance will be made for the following activities only,

        i. Holding National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Lectures on important scientific topics
        ii. Publication of Scientific Journals / Periodicals
        iii. Development of Linkages with their Counterpart Societies in advanced countries

  • Request for the particular financial assistance under the above three activities may be made at least 60 days before the commencement of the activity.
  • The request for financial grant may be made on the prescribed proforma "PSF-IX-A". Proforma may be filled for each activity separately.
  • In case of conferences, funds may be requested in the heads like lodging of the foreign delegates, purchase of stationery items, light refreshment and publication of proceedings only.
  • In case of journals, societies may intimate the other source of funding for its publication and category of the journals according to HEC rankings.
  • Audited account statement of expenditure incurred by the society may be made on the proforma "PSF-IX-B" with all the pre-requisites.
  • Request of financial grant will only be entertained by the Foundation when accounts of the previous Financial Year are settled.

[  Proforma PSF IX-A.docx  |  Proforma PSF IX-B.docx]

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