British Council announces Master's degree scholarship or an early academic fellowship at a prestigious UK universities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).
For the second year in a running, the British Council has launched the scholarship program for women from the Americas, South Asia, South East Asia, Egypt, Turkey, and Ukraine in conjunction with 26 UK universities.
The goal of this scholarship program is to broaden STEM opportunities for women and girls. Women make up fewer than 30% of researchers worldwide, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and only 30% of female students select STEM-related careers in higher education.
Female students enrolled in ICT (3%), natural science, mathematics, and statistics (5%), and engineering, manufacturing, and construction (5%) are all quite low internationally (eight percent).
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 Master's Scholarships only||Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, Peru, Turkey, Ukraine|
The Scholarship seeks women who:
Full eligibility criteria are available below in the documents section.
Applications should be made directly to the participating universities. Please follow the links below (information will be updated as the application process in each participating university becomes live).
Application deadlines vary between courses but range from 28 February to 10 April 2022. Please check the deadline carefully with the university you plan to apply to, in order to avoid disappointment.
Please double-check that you meet all of the eligibility requirements before applying.