The Scottish Government provides the Scotland Pakistan Scholarship, which aims to support young women and girls in pursuing undergraduate (BS) education at any HEC-recognized university in Pakistan. The scholarships are financed by the Scottish Government. The Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls are available to pursue undergraduate courses leading to a four-year bachelor’s degree, as well as for postgraduate study at the Masters’s level.
The administration of the scheme in Pakistan and the coordination with selected academics and institutions will be carried out by the British Council, either through direct communication or by using nominated university focal persons. The deadline for submitting applications for the Scotland Pakistan Scottish Government Scholarship is September 15, 2023. The application procedure is managed by the British Council. The application form is accessible for completion on the official website of the British Council.
Scotland Pakistan Scottish Scholarship 2023 Covers
The Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls will provide recipients with the following benefits:
- Tuition fees for courses in eligible fields
- University hostel costs (where applicable)
- Travel to and from home to university two times a year for students staying in on-campus hostels
Subject Areas for Scottish Scholarships for Pakistani Students
The scholarship will provide funding for a four-year undergraduate program at a Pakistani university that is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The scholarship is applicable exclusively to specific topic areas, which include: [list subject areas here].
- Sustainable Energy
- Food Security and Agriculture
- Health Sciences
Eligibility Criteria for Scotland Pakistan Scottish Scholarship 2023
These scholarships are exclusively available to female applicants. Furthermore, prospective candidates are required to:
- We are individuals who hold Pakistani citizenship and are now residing within the territorial boundaries of Pakistan.
- I am currently engaged in the pursuit of a four-year undergraduate degree in the subject areas mentioned above.
- I have received a verified acceptance letter from a public university in Pakistan that is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Applications are particularly encouraged from young women who possess disabilities, are from remote regions, and/or belong to minority communities.
How to Apply for Pakistan Scottish Scholarships 2023
A complete application will include:
- A duly filled-out application form
- Scanned copy of CNIC
- Scanned copy of transcripts
- Proof of admission and/or enrolment at the bachelor’s level
- Tuition fee form