The Scottish Government is funding Pakistan Scottish scholarships for young women in Pakistan. These scholarships are awarded to pursue Masters’ degree in Pakistani universities. To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates should hold an admissions offer for a one or two-year Masters’ programme at any HEC-recognised university of Pakistan in only the subject areas: Sustainable Energy, Food Security and Agriculture, Education and Health Sciences. Application should be submitted till 30 September 2015.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship will cover a Master’s degree at any HEC-recognised university of Pakistan in one of the following subject areas: Sustainable Energy, Food Security and Agriculture, Education and Health Sciences.
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for higher education at the postgraduate level in Pakistani universities.
Scholarship Provider: Scottish Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Pakistan
Eligibility: 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 should hold a confirmed offer from a HEC-recognised university in Pakistan
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Pakistan (Women) can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: 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.
Duration of award(s): The award will last the duration of the proposed Masters’ programme.
What does it cover? 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
-In case of a hostelite; travel to and from home to university three times a year
How to Apply: Completed applications should be sent via online or post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The last date of submission of applications is 30 September 2015.