Scholarship opportunities for Pakistani students to study in United Kingdom
|Administered by the British Council|
|One World Fellowship Scheme 2006|
|The programme aims to provide an opportunity to contribute ideas, share concerns and develop new goals. It is also a chance for relationships and contacts to be made and equally importantly for the UK media to hear what you have to say and learn from your experiences. (Download the following documents by right clicking the link and select save as target)
Application deadline: 1 September
|Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship|
The trust offers scholarships and part-time bursaries to outstanding students from overseas who, without help, would be unable to take their places at Cambridge. Students must already have been accepted for admission by the University. Scholarships are normally attached to particular countries, levels of study and in some cases to specific areas of study.
The value of the bursary will be a partial contribution towards the costs of study at Cambridge and is determined according to the financial circumstances of each candidate.
|Shell Centenary Scholarships Fund|
|Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarships for One year of Taught Postgraduate Study.
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How to apply
|Hornby Long Term Award||Download pdf|
|The A S Hornby Trust funds scholarships for ELT professionals from Pakistan (one scholar sent every year). The award is for a diploma (9 months) or MA (1 year) course. Placement will be made in one of the following UK universities, all of which have a high reputation in the field – University of Lancaster, University of Leeds, College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, Stirling University, University of Warwick.|
|LSE Graduate Merit Awards||Download pdf|
|If you apply for admission to a master’s programme which charges fees of £7,481 (at 2003/2004 fee levels) or above, you will be considered for a Graduate Merit Award. The most outstanding applicants who have impressed the selectors with the quality of their application and academic achievement will be offered an award, the value of these awards ranges from £3,000 to £8,000.|
|DFID Shared Scholarships||Download pdf|
|Covers full costs of an award holder’s study in the UK including return airfares, maintenance allowance. No additional allowances are paid for spouses or other dependants.|
|Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship||Download pdf|
|The Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship is for one or two years, depending on the course of study. Candidates must have an M.A/ M.Sc. or professional experience will be preffered. The scholarship is an extremely generous one, allowing cadidates to choose the most prestigious institiutions of heigher learning in Britiain.|
|Shell Centenary Scholarships (pdf)||Download pdf|
|The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund (SCSF) offers postgraduate students from developing countries the opportunity to study in the UK and gain skills that will make a long-term contribution to the further development of their countries. Each year over 60 students from all around the world are given one-year full-cost scholarships. Applicants need to have a Masters degree, excellent marks and an IELTS score of 7.5|
|DFID Shared Scholarships Scheme||Download pdf|
|This scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and various UK universities, to jointly support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries, who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.|
|Nottingham Developing Solutions||Download pdf|
|Nottingham’s Developing Solutions Scholarship Scheme operates throughout the developing Commonwealth to encourage gifted students from developing nations to take advantage of Nottingham University’s world-class research and taught courses in a number of scientific and technical disciplines.|
|Dorothy Hodgkins Scholarships||Download pdf|
|The Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards are open to top quality science, engineering, medicine, social sciences and technology students from overseas to study for PhDs over a period of three to four years.|
|50th Anniversary Strathclyde||Download pdf|
|To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Foundation of the State of Pakistan, the University of Strathclyde awards one or two scholarships from funds donated by Mr Yaqub Ali through the Scottish Pakistani Association to the University of Strathclyde Foundation.|
|Bank of England||Download pdf|
|In 2003/04, Trustees of the Bank of England offered to Pakistan two fellowships for one-year postgraduate (Master’s) studies in the fields of banking, debt management, financial administration or a related subject.|
|Gates Foundation||Download pdf|
|In October 2000, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of Seattle, Washington, USA announced a donation to the University of Cambridge of $210 million to establish the Gates Cambridge Trust.|
|Cambridge Commonwealth Trust||Download pdf|
|The Cambridge Trusts offer scholarships and part-cost bursaries to overseas students who have been accepted for admission at the University of Cambridge.|
|Rhodes Scholarships||Download pdf|
|The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.|
|Noon Educational Foundation||Download pdf|
|The Noon Educational Foundation was established in 1992 by Lady Viqarunnissa Noon to support bright young scholars from Pakistan to study at leading universities in the United Kingdom, notably the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
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