How to Apply for British Council Scholarships for Women

STEM scholarship

Women in STEM, a scholarship program launched by the British Council, is a golden opportunity for all women in Pakistan to have a master’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

All the women possessing strong passion in these fields can easily pursue their master’s degrees at prestigious universities in the UK. The main purpose of the scholarship is to empower women from various regions of the world.  Read the article to know more about the scholarship.

Courses Offered in STEM Scholarship

For Masters

UK universitiesCourse typeOffered Courses
Coventry UniversityMastersMRes Computer Science, MRes Engineering
University of BathMastersMolecular Biosciences (Bioinformatics), Biotechnology (Sustainable Biotechnologies), Biotechnology (Healthcare Biotechnologies), Molecular Biosciences (Medical Biosciences), Drug Discovery Environmental Engineering, Zero Carbon Futures, Civil Engineering Data Science, Machine Learning & Autonomous Systems, Computer Science, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Automotive Technology with Business Development, Architectural Engineering, Environmental Design. 
The University of ManchesterMastersMolecular Biosciences (Bioinformatics), Biotechnology (Sustainable Biotechnologies), Biotechnology (Healthcare Biotechnologies), Molecular Biosciences (Medical Biosciences), Drug Discovery, Environmental Engineering, Zero Carbon Futures, Civil Engineering, Data Science, Machine Learning & Autonomous Systems, Computer Science, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Automotive Technology with Business development, Architectural Engineering, Environmental Design.
The University of SouthamptonMastersData and Decision Analytics, Actuarial Science, Operational Research and Finance, Statistics, and Operational Research.

For Fellowship

  • Imperial College London
  • The University of Edinburgh

Eligibility for STEM Scholarship

You can apply for a study program in the UK starting from September/October 2023 to 2024 if you meet the following criteria:

  • You can show proof that you need financial support.
  • You have completed an undergraduate degree that qualifies you for one of the specific postgraduate courses at a UK university (for a Master’s level) or has finished all parts of a Ph.D. in the last three years (for Early Academic Fellowships).
  • You can reach the required level of English proficiency for postgraduate study/research at a UK university.
  • You have relevant work experience or a strong interest in your field of study.
  • You are enthusiastic about your chosen course and are willing to stay involved as an active member of the British Council scholarship alumni.

Ineligibility for STEM Scholarship

  • If you hold dual British citizenship.
  • If you are an employee, a former employee, or a relative of an employee of His Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions; the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Department for International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home Office).
  • If you are an employee, a former employee, or a relative of an employee of the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM-eligible countries.
  • If your relatives are defined as parents or stepparents, siblings or step-siblings, children or stepchildren, spouse, civil partner, or unmarried partner (where the couple has been in a relationship akin to marriage or civil partnership for at least two years).
  • If you are currently in receipt of financial support or funding towards your study program in the UK from any other source
  • If you have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship or a UK institutional scholarship/financial bursary.

Benefits of STEM Scholarship

  • Academic Prestige
  • Economic Support
  • Tuition Fee
  • Stipend
  • Travel Costs
  • Visa
  • Health Coverage Fees
  • Special support for mothers
  • English Language Support

How to Apply for STEM Scholarship

  • You need to contact your preferred universities from the list.
  • Fill out the application form provided by your selected university along with all the required documents.
  • You can apply to multiple universities simultaneously.

Deadline for the STEM Scholarship

The deadline may vary from university to university hence you need to check the deadline from your preferred university to avoid any disappointment. 

For more information visit the official site British Council and learn more about the STEM scholarship.

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