Middlesex University London is pleased to announce the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM for the 2021/22 academic year.
In partnership with the British Council, Middlesex University London is offering six fully funded scholarships for female students studying on an eligible programme from the one of the countries list below.
The Scholarships aim to support girls and women who are under-represented in STEM. Applicants will be required to demonstrate their financial need and how they would inspire future generations of women to pursue a career in STEM.
The following course are eligible for the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM:
MSc Data Science - Department of Computer Science
MSc Computer Science - Department of Computer Science
MSc Business Information Systems Management - Department of Computer Science
MSc Intelligent Telecommunications Engineering - Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics
MSc Engineering Management - Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics
MSc Robotics - Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics
MSc Mechatronic Systems Engineering - Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics
MSc Building Information Modelling Management and Integrated Digital Delivery - Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics
To apply for a British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM, you mush
- be a woman (cis-gendered or trans) or identify as non-binary
- be a passport holder and permanent resident of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka
- be available to commence your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2022
- have completed your undergraduate degree or have all components of an undergraduate degree to date that will enable you to gain entry onto a postgraduate programme at Middlesex University London by the time you submit your application
- meet the English language requirement for your programme or pass the Pre-Sessional English Programme at Middlesex University London
- have not previously studied at degree level or higher in the UK or lived recently in the UK
- demonstrate a case for financial need
- be motivated and academically able to follow and benefit from a UK postgraduate taught course
- demonstrate your interest in the programme you are applying for and that you are active in your chosen field
- demonstrate that you are willing to contribute in the future to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating from Middlesex University London
- agree to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for the UK and engage with activities as part of a Scholarships for Women in STEM alumnus during and after your study in the UK. Any involvement in these activities during your study in the UK will take up no more than five hours per term.
- demonstrate in your application a plan and a passion to engage other women and girls in STEM from your home country
You can apply by completing either online form Scholarship Application Form or Download the WORD Form and email to STEMScholarships@mdx.ac.uk .
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is 2pm (GMT) on Wednesday 9 March 2022 whereas the notification will be made on Friday 16 April 2022.
Please ensure you have fully read and understood the eligibility criteria before applying. You need to apply any of the above eligible course first in advance.
Each scholarship covers full tuition fees, a monthly stipend for a year and a return flight (economic fare). It also covers other related costs including the IELTS exam fee and pre-sessional English course. Additional funding is available if scholars have caring responsibilities.
There are six British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM available in total.
You must agree for your personal data to be shared with the British Council, who will be jointly responsible with Middlesex University London for allocating the scholarships.
Please email any team members STEMScholarships@mdx.ac.uk with "Women in STEM" as the subject header if you have any question.