British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM


University Grants Commission
Ministry of Education
Govt. of India Bahadurshah Zafar Marg
New Delhi - 110 002
Public Notice

British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM - The British Council is offering scholarships under the aforementioned scholarship programme in partnership with UK Universities aimed at benefiting women from South Asian and other countries including India.

A range of programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects or an Early Academic Fellowship are being offered by UK Universities to women from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The scholarship is to study a master's degree or an Early Academic Fellowship by women who can demonstrate their need for financial support and who wish to inspire future generations of women to pursue careers in STEM.

interested applicants are expected to apply to the UK University directly in the programme of their choice by end of March 2022 for their course. Detailed information on the scholarship programme and application process is available at

The Ministry of Education/UGC has no role in nomination/selection of candidates. Interested applicants are also informed that there is no need to send copy of the application to the Ministry of Education/UGC.

For further queries, you may contact Ms. Vishnu Sharma, Head Higher Education — North India, British Council at her email id:

British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM

Note : Application deadlines vary between courses but range from 14 February to 10 April 2022. Please check the deadline carefully with the university you plan to apply to, in order to avoid disappointment.


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