'24 University of Strathclyde British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM (Scotland Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 30th of April, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
The University of Strathclyde, supported by the British Council,  is delighted to announce five fully funded scholarships for female students from Mexico interested in pursuing master’s studies in the fields of: Health and Life Science; Climate Change, Environment & Risk Reduction; Energy Transition; Industry 4.0/Digital Transformation and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure. 

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM, you must:
Be a woman
Be a passport holder and permanent resident of Mexico
Have submitted an application to study on one of the eligible University of Strathclyde postgraduate programmes, as listed above, before your application for the British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM can be considered.
Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at the University of Strathclyde by the time you submit your application and be due to start your postgraduate programme in the UK during 2024.
Demonstrate a case for financial support need via a means-test conducted by the University of Strathclyde.
Have not previously studied at degree level or higher in the UK or lived recently in the UK.
You must not be in receipt of financial support or funding towards your study programme in the UK from any other source.
Meet the English language requirement of the University of Strathclyde
Indicate their preference for course and institution in the case of applying to multiple institutions.
Be motivated and academically able to follow and benefit from a UK postgraduate taught course.
You must demonstrate in your application a plan and passion to engage other women and girls in STEM from your home country.

The following programmes are eligible for these scholarships:

Value of Scholarship: 
Each of these scholarships covers full tuition fees, monthly stipends, a return economy class ticket and other costs such as IELTS exam fee, visa application, NHS surcharge and key study materials.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
Applications should be made to the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde

You must demonstrate in your application that:
You are active in your desired field of study with work experience or with a proven interest in the programme area you are applying for  
You are willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating from UK higher education and returning your home country
You can demonstrate a plan and passion to engage other women and girls in STEM from your home country
If you are awarded a scholarship, you agree to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for the UK and engage with activities as part of a British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM alumnus during and after your study in the UK. Any involvement in these activities during your study in the UK will take up no more than five hours per term.
You agree that your personal data being shared with the British Council as a condition of applying for the bursary.

Note: Students in receipt of British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM will not be eligible to apply to remain in the UK under the Graduate Immigration Route (GIR) visa scheme upon completion of their Master’s degree.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Strathclyde British Council Women in STEM Scholarship Page.