British Council Pakistan: Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme 2017-18

Deadline: 10 September 2017

Applications are open for Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme 2017-18. The Scottish Government is providing scholarship opportunities for young women from disadvantaged backgrounds to study at Masters Level in Pakistani Universities and is delighted to be supporting this scheme which is helping women in Pakistan achieve their potential and ambitions, helping to build a secure future for themselves and their families.

British Council Pakistan will administer the scheme in Pakistan and directly coordinate with the selected scholars and universities.

Award Information

Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme will facilitate award-holders with the following incentives:

  • Tuition fee for Masters’ courses
  • University hostel costs
  • Subsistence to the award holder
  • Travel to and from home to university three times a year for students staying in on-campus hostels

Subject Areas

The scholarship will cover a Master’s degree at any HEC-recognised university of Pakistan in one of the following subject areas:

  • Education
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Food Security and Agriculture
  • Health Sciences
  • STEM Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

The following criteria must be met to be considered eligible for the scholarship:

  • Only female applicants can apply
  • Applicant should be a Pakistani national, currently residing in Pakistan
  • Undertaking a one or two-year Masters’ programme only
  • Applicant must hold a confirmed offer from a HEC-recognised university in Pakistan
  • Young women from rural areas are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

Eligible Country: Pakistan

For more information, please visit Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme 2017-18.

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