British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM; Apply for March 1
University of Strathclyde, supported by the British Council, has announced six fully funded scholarships for female students from South Asia (one each for Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka), interested in pursuing Master’s studies in the field of Energy Transition.
The scholarships cover full tuition fees, monthly stipends, a return economy class ticket and other study-related costs such as IELTS exam fee, visa application, NHS surcharge and study materials.
Eligible Programmes: The programmes eligible for the scholarships are Advanced Chemical Engineering; Advanced Mechanical Engineering; Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Energy Systems; Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement; Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Power Plant Technologies; Electrical Power and Energy Systems; Electronic and Electrical Engineering; Energy Systems Innovation; Offshore Wind Energy; Smart Grids; Subsea and Pipeline Engineering; Sustainable Engineering: Chemical Processing; Sustainable Engineering: Offshore Renewable Energy; Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment; Wind Energy Systems.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a woman and a passport holder and permanent resident of the eligible country. Applicant should have submitted an application to study on one of the eligible University of Strathclyde postgraduate programmes, as listed above. Applicant should have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable her to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at the University of Strathclyde by the time application is submitted and be due to start the postgraduate programme in the UK during 2021. Applicant should demonstrate a case for financial support need via a means-test conducted by the University of Strathclyde. Applicant should not have previously studied at degree level or higher in the UK or lived recently in the UK and must not be in receipt of financial support or funding towards the study programme in the UK from any other source. Applicant must meet the English language requirement of the University of Strathclyde (or are expected to meet the requirement after a 3-month English Language pre-sessional course).
Applicant is required to show in her application that she is active in the field with work experience or with a proven interest in the programme area one is applying for.
Application can be submitted at the link provided in the detailed Notification at https://www.strath.ac.uk/ (Study with Us > Scholarships> British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM), latest by 1st March 2021.