Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme 2015-16 Apply Online
The Scottish Government is providing scholarship opportunities for young women from disadvantaged backgrounds to study at Master’s 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.
The British Council will administer the scheme in Pakistan and directly coordinate with the selected scholars and universities.
Pakistan Scottish Scholarships 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
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
- Health Sciences
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 Master’s programme only
- Applicant should hold a confirmed offer from an HEC-recognised university in Pakistan
HOW TO APPLY:
- Applying online:
The online application form can be filled and submitted on the official British Council website, at the link: http://www.britishcouncil.pk/scholarships-0
- Applying via courier:
Application forms can also be downloaded at the link: http://www.britishcouncil.pk/scholarships-0
Completed applications should be sent via courier to the British Council Islamabad office at the following address:
Pakistan Scottish Scholarships Scheme British Council Pakistan PO Box 1135, Islamabad Last date to submit the application is 30 September 2015.
Women from religious minorities and with disability are encouraged to apply.
The United Nations describes a disabled person as “someone who has long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments, which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others”.
For further information, please visit the official British Council Pakistan website, or write to [email protected]