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Women in STEM Scholarships in the United Kingdom

The British Council has launched the Women in STEM scholarships program in partnership with 26 UK universities with the aim of benefiting women from the Americas, South Asia, South East Asia, Egypt, Turkey, and Ukraine. The program is looking for women with a background in STEM, who can demonstrate their need for financial support, and who wish to inspire future generations of women to pursue careers in STEM.

There is no age limit for the Women in STEM scholarships program, and there are over 100 scholarships available for courses starting in Autumn 2022.

About the Women in STEM Scholarships

DEADLINE : 10 April 2022.
LEVEL : Master, early academic fellowships.
FINANCING : Fully Funded.
NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS : 100.
OPEN TO : Specific countries.
COUNTRY : United Kingdom.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants can apply from the following countries:

  • For both Master’s Scholarships and Early Academic Fellowships : Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.
  • For Masters Scholarships only : Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, Peru, Turkey, Ukraine.

Applicants must be :

  • Be a woman, or identify as a woman.
  • Be a passport holder and permanent resident of one of the eligible countries listed abve.
  • Have submitted an application to study an eligible postgraduate programme in one of the programme areas and at one of mentioned below UK university partners assigned for each region.
  • Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at a UK university.
  • Have not previously studied at degree level or higher in the UK or lived recently in the UK.
  • Meet the English language requirement of the UK university partner.
  • Demonstrate case for financial support need via a means-test conducted by the UK university partner.
  • Return to their country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after their scholarship award has ended.

Main benefits of Women in STEM Scholarships

The British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM includes tuition fees, stipend, travel costs, visa, and health coverage fees. The scholarship also has a special support for mothers.

Eligible master’s program

Each university has published a list of masters that scholars can apply to

How to apply to Women in STEM Scholarships?

Applications should be made directly to the participating universities. Please follow the links below for more information. This application must be done before submitting an application for a British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM :

South Asia :

Eligible countriesUK universitiesCourse typeCourses on offer
Bangladesh

India

Nepal

Pakistan

Sri Lanka

University of Strathclyde – Website  | Email 

Middlesex University – Website  | Email 

The University of Newcastle upon Tyne – Website 

University of Durham – Website  | Email 

The Manchester Metropolitan University – Website  | Email 

City, University of London – Website  | Email 

The University of Manchester – Website  | Email 

University of Aberdeen – Website  | Email 

Goldsmiths, University of London – Website  | Email 

University of Southampton – Website  | Email 

 

MastersData Science

Environmental Science

Engineering

Public Health systems

Information Technology

Renewable Energy & Energy Management

Project Management

 

 

Imperial College – Website  | Email 

University of Stirling – Website  | Email 

The University of Edinburgh

Americas :

Eligible countries UK universitiesCourse typeCourses on offer
Brazil

Mexico

Peru
(Note: applications from Peru will be accepted for Imperial College London only)

Imperial College London – Website  | Email 

The University of Warwick – Website  | Email 

Anglia Ruskin University – Website  | Email 

University of Nottingham – Website  | Email 

University of Bristol – Website  | Email 

MastersEngineering

Climate Change

Public Health

Environmental Scie

East Asia :

Eligible countriesUK universitiesCourse typeCourses on offer
Cambodia

Indonesia

Laos

Malaysia

Myanmar

Philippines

Thailand

Vietnam

Edinburgh Napier University – Website  | Email 

Brunel University London – Website  | Email 

Teesside University – Website  | Email 

Liverpool John Moores University – Website  | Email 

MastersClimate change

Healthcare management

Automation

Water engineering

University of Glasgow – Website  | Email 

University of York

Early Academic Fellowship

Egypt :

UK universitiesCourse typeCourses on offer
Glasgow Caledonian – Website Email MastersEnvironment Management

Big Data Technology

University of Stirling – Website  | Email MastersSustainable Aquaculture

Aquatic Pathobiology

Aquatic Veterinary Studies

Environmental Management

Environmental Management (Energy)

Environmental Management (Conservation)

Autism Research

Psychological Research Methods

Health Psychology

Psychology

Psychology of Sport

Mathematics and Data Science

Big Data

Financial Technology

Artificial Intelligence

Turkiye :

UK universitiesCourse typeCourses on offer
University of Cranfield – Website MastersVarious – please refer to web link.

Ukraine :

UK universitiesCourse typeCourses on offer
University of Glasgow – Website  | Email MastersSustainable Energy

Public Health

Environmental Futures / Risk Management

Mental Health

Psychological Science

Deadline for application differs according to university. The earliest deadline is 14 February 2022 and the latest is 10 April 2022. Please ensure you check carefully on the website of your university of interest for full details of key dates and the application process.

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