Pakistan Scottish PhD Travel Research Grants for Women in UK, 2017

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The Scottish Government in collaboration with the British Council is delighted to offer Pakistan Scottish PhD Travel Research Grants for Women to visit a university in Scotland to conduct their research or work on their dissertation. Pakistani students are eligible to apply for this grant.

The British Council is a British organization specializing in international cultural and educational opportunities. It works in over 100 countries: promoting a wider knowledge of the UK and the English language; encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational co-operation with the UK; and changing people’s lives through access to UK education, skills, qualifications, culture and society.

Course Level: Grants are available to pursue PhD research programme.

Study Subject: With the help of this travel grant, the candidate will get the opportunity to visit a university in Scotland to conduct their research or work on their dissertation.

Scholarship Award: Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme PhD Grant will facilitate the award holders with the following:

  • Travel expenses including return ticket to Scotland, visa fee, and insurance
  • Living costs for a period of no more than three months

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

All female Pakistani citizens who are currently residing in Pakistan and are enrolled in a PhD program are eligible for application.  In addition, the following criteria must be fulfilled:

  • Applicant must be pursuing a PhD in one of the following fields:

a) Education
b) Sustainable energy
c) Food Security and Agriculture
d) Health sciences
e) STEM education

  • A duly filled out application form
  • Scanned copy of CNIC
  • Scanned copy of transcripts
  • Invitation letter from a Scottish University

(Please note, the candidate will be responsible for contacting and confirming a placement to carry out research)

Nationality: Pakistani students are eligible to apply for this grant.

Pakistan Scholarships

How to Apply: A complete application will include:

  • A duly filled out application form
  • Scanned copy of CNIC
  • Scanned copy of transcripts
  • Invitation letter from host university
  • One letter of reference preferably from a professor who can attest to your academic abilities and research focus

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications Closes on September 10, 2017 (midnight Pakistan time).

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