PAKISTANI SCOTTISH SCHOLARSHIPS SCHEME 2019
Category: News Archive, Past Events July 9, 2019
Last updated on October 8th, 2019

Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls Program funds graduate studies for Pakistani women in any HEC recognized university across Pakistan. Funded by the Scottish Government, these grants aim to make higher education more accessible to women, supporting them in achieving their potential and ambition.

Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls Master’s levels funds a maximum two-year master’s degree for Pakistani women in any HEC recognized university across Pakistan.

British Council will administer the scheme in Pakistan and coordinate with selected scholars and universities either directly or through nominated university focal persons.

The Award

Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls Scheme will facilitate award-holders with the following:

  • Tuition fees for courses in eligible fields
  • University hostel costs (where applicable)
  • Travel to and from home to university two times a year for students staying in on-campus hostels

Subject Areas

The scholarship will cover a two year master’s degree at an HEC-recognised Pakistani university in one of the following subject areas only:

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

Eligibility Criteria

These scholarships are open to female applicants only. In addition, applicants must:

  • Be Pakistani nationals currently residing in Pakistan
  • Be pursuing a two year master’s degree in the above listed subject areas
  • Hold a confirmed admission offer from an HEC recognised university in Pakistan

Young women with disabilities, from rural areas and/or minority groups are encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply

APPLYING ONLINE

The online application form can be filed and submitted on the official British Council website at the link: http://www.britishcouncil.pk/programmes/education/scholarships

A complete application will include:

  • A duly filled out application form
  • Scanned copy of CNIC
  • Scanned copy of transcripts
  • Proof of admission and/or enrolment at master’s level
  • Tuition fee form

Applications for the Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls Master’s programme are now open. Last date to submit the application is 30 August 2019.  

Applying Online: The online application form can be filled and submitted on the official British Council website, at the link: https://bit.ly/2XkUf5J

Applying via Courier: Application forms can also be downloaded from the Downloads section below. Completed applications should be sent via courier to the British Council Islamabad office at the following address:

Coordinator Scottish Scholarship Scheme

Pakistan Scottish Scholarships Scheme 

British Council Pakistan

PO Box 1135, Islamabad

Click here to view some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme for Masters.

For further information or queries, please write to us at ps3@britishcouncil.org.pk or call our toll free number 0800-22000