Scottish Government Scholarships Scheme for Pakistani Women 2014-15

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Scholarship Description:

Scottish Government Scholarships Scheme for Pakistani Women 2014-15 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Scottish Government Scholarships Scheme for Pakistani Women 2014-15

The scheme has been initiated in response to the identified need of young women in the country who are deprived of the resources and opportunities to pursue and continue their education, and as a consequence to enable them to contribute positively to their community and society.


The Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme is a grant funded by the Scottish Government, specifically in order to create opportunities for young women in Pakistan to be able to pursue higher education at the post-graduate level. The scheme aims to facilitate and provide assistance to young women from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue a Masters’ degree in Pakistani universities.

The award

  1. The British Council Pakistan will administer the Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme in Pakistan and coordinate with the selected scholars for their tuition fee, subsistence and related issues.

  2. The Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme will facilitate the award-holders with the following incentives:

  3. Tuition fee for the Masters courses

  4. University hostel costs

  5. Subsistence to the award-holder

  6. Travel to and from home to the university, three times in a year

  7. The award will last the duration of the proposed Masters’ programme.

  8. This will not cover MPhil or PhD courses.


The Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme is only for female applicants. Candidates should:

  1. Be Pakistani nationals, currently residing in Pakistan

  2. Be no more than 35 years old

  3. Planning to undertake a one or two-year Masters’ programme only

  4. Holding a confirmed offer of admission from a HEC-recognised university in Pakistan

  5. Candidates from rural areas are encouraged to apply for the Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme.

Subject areas

Candidates should hold an admissions offer for a one or two-year Masters’ programme at any HEC-recognised university of Pakistan in only the subject areas listed below. Applications in other subject areas will not be considered.

  • Sustainable Energy

  • Food Security and Agriculture

  • Education


  • You can either apply online by visiting official website.

  • Or you can download the application form by clicking here. Post the filled application form to Pakistan Scottish Scholarships Scheme, British Council Pakistan, PO Box 1135, Islamabad

 Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2014

Further Details:

Please Click Here to visit the Official website of British Council.

Degree Level:

Scottish Government Scholarships Scheme for Pakistani Women 2014-15 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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