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UK university offers scholarships for indian women in STEM

Scholarships for Indian Women in Science

Abstract: The University of Manchester has announced post-graduate scholarships for Indian women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or popularly known as STEM.

Highlights: Five post-graduate scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) were announced by the University of Manchester. This scholarship would be exclusively awarded to post-graduate degree women students from countries in South Asia, including India. The British Council sponsors the scholarships.

The STEM British Council scholarships aim for more participation of women and girls pursuing STEM at the University of Manchester. They are fully funded and cover the complete tuition fees. It also covers the expenses related to studying abroad. It includes costs of flights, visas, and monthly stipends. The scholarship also bears the costs of child or children accompanying the students.

The last date for application is 10th April 2022.

Joint venture of UK and India

The initiative Is a joint venture between the British Council of the UK and DST, the Department of Science and Technology of India. DST plans to boost the involvement of women in the STEM field through GATI or Gender Advancement through Transforming Institutions.

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The Country Director British Council India says

Barbara Wickham, the Country Director of British Council India, says since there had been positive feedback for the scholarships, they brought the scholarship back for the fourth time. She adds that the UK is a highly-coveted education destination among Indians, and attractive scholarships like these will bring in more Indian women students working in STEM.

Eligibility criteria for the scholarship

The eligibility for the scholarships at the University of Manchester is listed below.

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Application procedure

Applications should be made directly to the participating universities. The application period is between 28th February to 10th April 2022. The application deadlines vary depending on the courses. Check the university’s deadline you plan to apply to avoid delays and missed opportunities.

Which countries are Included in the scholarship

These are the courses and the countries that can avail the scholarship.

Courses covered Countries
Master and Early Academic Fellowship India
Sri Lanka
Only Masters Scholarships Brazil

Avail the scholarship to progress in the field of STEM at the top UK universities.

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