- Number of scholarships: 5 scholarships available
- Value: Full costs of study - tuition fees, monthly stipend etc
- Opens: 26 January 2023
- Deadline: 30 April 2023
- Helps with: Tuition fees, Living costs, Travel costs, Equipment and study costs, Childcare
- Duration: The scholarship will last for the duration of the one year MSc
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 reach positions of leadership and network with their peers in their region and the UK.
This year, supported by the British Council, the University of Strathclyde is delighted to announce five fully funded scholarships for female students from South East Asia interested in pursuing master’s studies in the fields of: Health and Life Science; Climate Change, Environment & Risk Reduction; Energy Transition; Industry 4.0/Digital Transformation and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure. The five scholarships are on offer for female students from the following countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
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, NHS surcharge and key study materials.
The scholarship covers the full costs associated with study at the University of Strathclyde, this includes:
- Tuition fees
- Up to 12-months monthly stipend at the rate of £1,236 p/month to cover costs of living, including accommodation
- IELTS exam fee (for scholars without a valid Test of English)
- Return economy-class travel from home country to UK
- Visa and insurance / NHS surcharge costs
- Ad hoc costs (heavy baggage allowance, etc.)
- Where applicable, accompanying child allowance for scholars consistent with UK government scholarship allowance rates.
More information about the scholarship programme can be found on the British Council website.
How to apply
Applications should be made to the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde
You must demonstrate in your application that:
- You are active in your desired field of study with work experience or with a proven interest in the programme area you are applying for
- You are willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating from UK higher education and returning your home country
- You can demonstrate a plan and passion to engage other women and girls in STEM from your home country
- If you are awarded a scholarship, you agree to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for the UK and engage with activities as part of a British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM alumnus during and after your study in the UK. Any involvement in these activities during your study in the UK will take up no more than five hours per term.
You agree that your personal data being shared with the British Council as a condition of applying for the bursary.