British Council Women in STEM Scholarship
Scholarship for exceptional female STEM students offering a monthly stipend, travel costs, visa and insurance costs and more.
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Eligibility and availability
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
- be or identify as a woman;
- be a passport holder and permanent resident of one of the eligible countries listed above;
- 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:
- MSc Sustainable Aquaculture
- MSc Aquatic Pathobiology
- MSc Aquatic Veterinary Studies
- MSc Environmental Remote Sensing and Geospatial Sciences
- MSc Environmental Management (including Energy, Conservation, Informatics)
- MSc Autism Research
- MSc Health Psychology
- MSc Psychological Research Methods
- MSc Psychology of Sport
- MSc Psychology
- MSc Mathematics and Data Science
- MSc Big Data
- MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)
- MSc Artificial Intelligence
- have completed an undergraduate degree that will allow you to meet the academic requirements of the University of Stirling for the degree programme you apply for before you submit your scholarship application;
- have not previously studied at degree level or higher in the UK or lived recently in the UK. Distance learning at a UK university or study at a UK branch campus in another country will also be considered as studying in the UK;
- be available to start academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2024;
- meet the English language requirement of the University of Stirling for the degree programme you apply for;
- demonstrate a need for financial support;
- not be in receipt of financial support or funding towards your study programme in the UK from any other source and not be able to privately fund your UK studies;
- demonstrate a plan and a passion to engage other women and girls in STEM from your home country;
- 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 the British Council Women in STEM scholarship 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 for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; the Department for International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home Office);
- are an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM – eligible countries;
- are currently in receipt of financial support or funding towards your study programme 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.
How to apply
You can apply for this scholarship by submitting the online application form using this link.
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2024 at 12:00 (GMT).
Successful candidates will be notified by the University in June 2024.