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.
Pakistan Scottish Scholarships Scheme 2020-21
British Council Pakistan will administer the scheme in Pakistan and directly coordinate with the selected scholars and universities.
Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme will facilitate award-holders with the following incentives:
The 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
The scholarship will cover a Master’s degree at any HEC-recognised university of Pakistan in one of the following subject areas:
Food Security and Agriculture
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
The age limit is 35 years
Undertaking a one or two-year Masters’ program only
Applicant must hold a confirmed offer from an HEC-recognised university in Pakistan
Young women from rural areas are encouraged to apply
HOW TO APPLY
The online application form can be filled and submitted by clicking here.
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:
Pakistan Scottish Scholarships Scheme British Council Pakistan Box 1135, Islamabad
· The last date to submit the application is 10th September 2020.