This year, supported by the British Council, the University of Strathclyde is delighted to announce five fully funded scholarships for female students from South Asia interested in pursuing master’s studies in the fields of:
- Health and Life Sciences
- Climate Change, Environment and Risk Reduction
- Energy Transition
- Industry 4.0 / Digital Transformation
This scholarship programme aims to increase opportunities in STEM for girls and women.
The five scholarships are on offer for female students from the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Each of these scholarships covers full tuition fees, monthly stipends, a return economy class ticket and other costs such as IELTS exam fee, visa application, and NHS surcharge.Apply now
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About the British Council
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They build connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.
The British Council has established programmes to support Women and Girls in STEM around the world, designed with a lifecycle approach in mind, from inspiring young girls to stay in STEM to supporting women working in STEM fields to reach positions of leadership and network with their peers in their region and the UK.Watch to find out more about the British Council
Supporting Women in STEM
The gender gap in STEM is well documented with women making up a fraction of the workforce and research teams in STEM.
Considering “a typical STEM worker now earns two-thirds more than non-STEM workers” closing the gender gap in STEM can be considered a key strategy in working towards the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Five – Gender Equality, and not just in direct terms, but in ways far more wide reaching.
Access to education is one contributing factor leading to the under-representation of women in STEM. The objective of this programme is to help address this situation by providing opportunities for women from the eligible countries to continue with their studies in STEM subjects.
What courses are eligible?
Strathclyde Business School
How to apply?
To apply for the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM, you must be a woman and a passport holder and permanent resident of one of the eligible countries - Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. You must have already completed an application to study on one of the eligible University of Strathclyde programmes, and demonstrate a need for financial support. For full eligibility criteria, please visit our application page below.
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Meet our students
MSc Sustainable Engineering
When I received the scholarship, I was over the moon. That was the moment a dream came true. My parents were so proud of me. Many women, especially young girls, are being inspired by my achievement.
MSc Digital Health Systems
At Strathclyde, the course has been everything I hoped it would be. It’s fast-paced and it’s innovative. I have embraced my time at Strathclyde and hope to apply my experience in leading digital health projects in the UK and internationally.
MSc Sustainable Engineering
For me the scholarship has been like a ‘light’ in my ‘dark’, challenging world and has very much helped me throughout my studies. It helped me a lot and I can say that without it, I would not have been able to pursue my studies in UK.
This is actually a hub of education and a hub of knowledge, where the exchange of ideas that helps you actually develop in a much more professional way. So I would recommend Strathclyde any day.
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