- Scotland Pakistan Scholarships are empowering Pakistani girls who face financial constraints which often hinder them from pursuing higher education.
- Scholarships cover BS/MS/MPhil programs in subjects like Education, Sustainable Energy, and more, including tuition, hostel, and travel costs.
- The initiative opens doors for young women, bridging financial gaps and turning educational dreams into reality.
Higher education opens doors to new horizons and opportunities. However many Pakistani girls who aspire to pursue their dreams through academic achievements are left behind due to financial constraints. Recognizing the potential and resilience of these determined minds, the British Council introduces a transformative solution – the ‘Scotland Pakistan Scholarships’ for Young Women and Girls.
This initiative not only simplifies the path to higher education through scholarships but also kindles a beacon of hope for those who have faced barriers due to financial limitations.
Benefits of the Scotland Pakistan Scholarships
The scholarships offer financial assistance for various BS/MS/MPhil programs. These programs are accessible at any university in Pakistan recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Spanning across a diverse array of disciplines, the scholarship covers a broad range of subjects. These include;
- Sustainable Energy
- Food Security and Agriculture
- Health Sciences
- STEM (reserved exclusively for Master’s and MPhil programs).
The scholarship covers tuition fees in various fields of study and also provides assistance for hostel costs. It also covers the travel expense bridging the geographical gap, removing financial burden on the female students. The scholarship ensures that education becomes a tangible reality rather than a distant aspiration.
The Scotland Pakistan scholarships are open to female applicants only.
In addition, applicants must:
- Be Pakistani nationals currently residing in Pakistan
- Be pursuing a four-year bachelor’s degree in the above listed subject areas
- Hold a confirmed admission offer from an HEC recognised university in Pakistan
Young women with disabilities, from rural areas and/or minority groups are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply for Scotland Pakistan Scholarships
- Visit the official website of the British Council to access the application portal. A respective link is available for either Bachelor’s program or the Master’s/MPhil Program.
- The next step includes creating an account on the portal
- Lastly, complete the application form accurately ensuring all fields are filled in.
Click on the following link for Bachelor’s Programs
Click on the following link for Master’s/MPhil Programs
Last date to submit the application is 15th September 2023.
The Scotland Pakistan Scholarships serve as a reminder of the power that education holds. A sound education helps break down barriers and uplift the spirits of those who strive to learn, grow, and create change.
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