British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM 2023

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EligibilityMaster's degree applicants
RegionUnited Kingdom
AwardTuition fees, stipend and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 17-02-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM 2023 is an initiative of the British Council in partnership with 26 UK universities for master's degree applicants. The scholarship programme aims to increase opportunities in STEM for girls and women. The selected students will receive tuition fees, stipend and other benefits.

  • British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM 2023

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a female
    • be a passport holder and permanent resident of India or other eligible countries*
    • have taken admission to a course of study in the UK for the academic year from September/October 2023 – 2024
    • have an undergraduate degree enabling them to gain access to one of the pre-selected postgraduate courses at a UK university (for master's level) OR
    • have completed all components of Ph.D. in the last three years (for early academic fellowships)
    • demonstrate a need for financial support
    • attain the level of English required for postgraduate study/research at a UK university
    • be active in the field with work experience or a proven interest in the respective subject area


    Note - For the list of other eligible countries, refer to the 'Scholarship Detail Document'.


    The selected candidates will receive economic support which will include tuition fees, stipend, travel costs, visa and health coverage fees. Special support for mothers and English language support (IELTS) will also be provided.

    • Certificates/degrees/marksheet of previous qualifying examination
    • A valid Indian passport
    • Identity card
    How can you apply?

    Eligible applicants can apply for the scholarship by following the below-mentioned steps - 
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required details to 'Register'. (Note - If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id.)
    Step 3: Navigate to the 'How to Apply' section, read the details carefully and click on 'South Asia'. 
    Step 4: Click on the website link of the preferred participating university. The applicants can directly apply through the participating universities' websites for the scholarship.
    Step 5: Complete the application process as asked by the university.

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 31st March 2023

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be made based on academic merit, managerial experience or community involvement, and personal statement responses.

Terms and Conditions
  • There is no age limit for this scholarship.
  • There are over 97 scholarships available for courses starting in Autumn 2023.
  • The candidates must return to their home country upon completion of their course in the UK.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by February, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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