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British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM

Women in STEM

IMPORTANT: Applications for British Council scholarships for women in STEM are currently closed for 2022 entry. However further information about the scheme can be found here.

The University of Southampton is proud to announce the new British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM for the 2022/23 academic year.

In partnership with the British Council, the University of Southampton is offering 5 fully funded scholarships for female students applying for an eligible programme from several South Asian countries.

The object of this scheme is to help address the underrepresentation of women in STEM by providing opportunities for women from eligible counties to continue with their studies and research in STEM subjects.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate study.

 Eligible Programmes

MSc Data and Decision Analytics

MSc Actuarial Science

MSc Operational Research

What is covered

This full scholarship covers:

Who can apply

                      o   Bangladesh

                      o   India

                      o   Nepal

                      o   Pakistan

                      o   Sri Lanka

How to apply

1.    Apply to an eligible masters level programme at the University of Southampton using the online form. Please state in your application that you wish to apply for British Scholarship for Women in STEM funding.

2.    Complete the scholarship application form.

Deadline: 31 March 2022 17:00 GMT

Please note that all applicants would need to have met the relevant English language requirements for their programme by the above deadline date.  Incomplete applications, or those that do not meet eligibility criteria, will be removed from the selection process.

Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of April 2022.

For more information on the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM, please visit the British Council website.

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We build connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, and through broadcasts and publications.  Founded in 1934 we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.  We receive a 15 per cent core funding grant from the UK government.

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