The Vicky Noon Educational Foundation offers scholarships for Pakistani students in the UK. The size and duration of awards vary according to each scholar’s circumstances. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need and the potential social contribution made by the applicant on their return to Pakistan. The application deadline is 9 or 23 January 2015, depending on your course.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Oxford University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate level at Oxford University.
Scholarship Provider: The Vicky Noon Educational Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: -You should be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.
-You must be a national of and ordinarily resident in Pakistan. You should be intending to return to Pakistan once your course is completed. If you have previously studied outside Pakistan you will not normally be considered.
-Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need and the potential social contribution made by the applicant on their return to Pakistan.
-Please ensure that you meet the selection criteria for your course (see the Courses page for more information).
-This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, part-time courses or non-matriculated courses. This scholarship is also not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2015-16.
-If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic progress.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Pakistan can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Vicky Noon Educational Foundation Oxford Scholarships fund talented Pakistani students to study any subject at the University of Oxford. The Vicky Noon Educational Foundation was established in 1992 by Lady Viqarunnissa Noon, the distinguished social worker and wife of the seventh Prime Minister of Pakistan Feroz Khan Noon. The scholarships at Oxford are funded by the Foundation, the University and a number of generous partners.
Number of award(s): Up to 2 scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): The size and duration of awards vary according to each scholar’s circumstances.
What does it cover? In recent years these have ranged from partial awards (for example, a contribution of £3,000) to fully-funded scholarships (covering all fees and living costs).
Selection criteria: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need and the potential social contribution made by the applicant on their return to Pakistan.
Notification: Decisions are expected to be made around July 2015.
How to Apply: In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course (9 January or 23 January 2015. See the Courses page for the deadline applicable to your course). You must also attach a short statement to your application setting out (in not more than 200 words) how you intend to contribute to Pakistan on your return, and how your studies in Oxford will help with this, in order for your application to be complete. If you do not apply in full as detailed above by the deadline, you will not be considered for this scholarship.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 9 or 23 January 2015, depending on your course.