British Council India Scholarships For Women
British Council has announced its Seventieth Anniversary Scholarship programme exclusively for Indian women to pursue their Master’s programme in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the UK, The scholarships offer opportunities for women to study at leading UK universities.
The scholarship programme, with a value of GBP one million, offers seventy Indian women to pursue their master’s programme in any one of their chosen subjects. This scholarship empowers girls and women to achieve their goals and becomes leaders in their field of specialization. The scholarship offers tuition fees for postgraduate programs in STEM programs in any one of the universities in the United Kingdom. Living expenses must be met by the students or their sponsors who help in their studies.
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Apply For Scholarships In Three Steps
The first step is to check if you are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Decide if you want to do your one-year postgraduate program in one of the STEM subjects. Know if you have received your admit card from the university in the UK that offers the scholarship to do your course. Ensure you are excellent in both academic and extracurricular activities. Ensure you have a valid Indian passport.
The second step is to ensure you have received the formal admission offer to do your post graduation programme in your chosen subject at a UK University. Get in touch with your chosen university’s scholarship team or its international office in your place. Get the confirmation from the university that you are qualified to receive the scholarship. Ensure with the university that you are recommended for the scholarship.
The third step is to confirm with your chosen university that you are recommended for the scholarship by submitting the nomination form. The university will request you to submit your application for the Seventieth Anniversary scholarship at the British Council office in your place. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive confirmation through email with all details of your application. Wait for the processing time and get your prestigious scholarship to pursue your higher studies.
Other Scholarships In UK For Higher Studies
Besides British Council scholarships, there are some more organizations and institutions that offer financial help for higher education to pursue your higher studies in the United Kingdom. Eligible students can apply for scholarships and funding opportunities provided by funding trusts, research councils, international government bodies, the European Commission, several industries and business organizations.
Academy Asia Fellowship: Women applicants must submit a research project in any one of the research topics, as suggested by The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. Some of the research topics are Global Health in Asia, Security of Outer Space Systems and China, Future Role of the United States in Asia, the Future of the International Legal Order etc. The fellowship aims at emerging leaders who have to spend six months in London as senior fellows of the academy hosted by one of the Chatham House Research departments.
Chevening Scholarship: Chevening India scholarship is one of the world’s most extensive scholarship programs. Chevening international award scheme aims at developing global leaders. This scholarship is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and its partner organizations. The two prestigious, Chevening Fellowship and Chevening Scholarship awards are selected after a rigorous screening of applicants by British Embassies and High Commissions across the world. The Chevening Scholarship is for one-year post graduation course for Indian graduates in their chosen subject at any one of the recognized universities in the United Kingdom. The Chevening Fellowship is for senior and middle-level professionals to do short term professional development programs in selected universities in the UK.