British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM
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Eligibility and availability
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- be a woman (cis-gendered or trans) or identify as non-binary
- be a passport holder and permanent resident of one of the following countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
- have applied and received an offer to study one of the following degrees at the University of Stirling by the time you submit your scholarship application and be due to start your degree:
- have completed an Undergraduate Degree that will allow you to meet the academic requirements of one of the eligible degrees listed above, before you submit your application.
- have not previously studied at degree or higher level in the UK or recently lived in the UK
- be able to take up your place on the degree in the academic year from Sept 2021 – 2022
- meet the English language requirements for the course (IELTS 6.5 with no element less than 6.0; or equivalent; or expect to meet the requirement after undertaking on of the pre-sessional English language courses at The University of Stirling)
- demonstrate a need for financial support
- agree to return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship award has ended.
You are not eligible for a British Council Scholars for Women in STEM if you:
- hold dual British citizenship
- are an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government (including British embassies/high commissions; the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Department of International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home Office)
- are an employee, or former employee, or relative of an employee of the British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM – eligible countries
- are in receipt of financial support or funding towards your studies in the UK from any other source
- have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship or a UK institutional scholarship/financial bursary.