Scholarships Merit-based Need-based
British Council - Accreditation UK

British Council Women in STEM Scholarships

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Multiple disciplines
Various benefits
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


British Council supports peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



Tuition waiver + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • health
  • other


They are looking for women with a background in STEM, who can demonstrate their need for financial support and who wish to inspire future generations of women to pursue careers in STEM.

Women in STEM scholarships - you could receive a scholarship to study a master's degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics programme at a leading UK university. 


Applicable programmes


Academic prestige - the UK’s universities are amongst the world’s leaders in STEM subjects.

Economic support will include tuition fees, stipend, travel costs, visa and health coverage fees.

Special support for mothers and people with caring responsibilities.

English language support (IELTS).


  • Can take up a course of study in the UK for the academic year from September/October 2023 – 2024.
  • Can demonstrate a need for financial support.
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain access onto one of the pre-selected postgraduate courses at a UK university (for Masters level) or completed all components of PhD in the last three years (for Early Academic Fellowships).
  • Can attain the level of English required for postgraduate study/research at a UK university.
  • Are active in the field with work experience or a proven interest in their subject area.
  • Are passionate about their course of study and are willing to engage as committed British Council scholarship alumni.

Scholarship requirements


Multiple disciplines


United Kingdom


18 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

Applications should be made *directly to the participating universities, please click on the links below for your chosen region or country for specific institutional information. * You are not applying to the British Council.

You need to apply separately for:

1. your chosen course; and

2. The Women in STEM scholarship. 

NB: You can make more than one application but need to apply through the preferred institution.

Please check the deadlines with your chosen institution carefully to avoid any disappointment as the deadlines vary depending on institutions to institution.


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