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The Scotland Pakistan Scholarships

The Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls funds graduate studies for Pakistani women in any HEC recognized university across Pakistan. Funded by the Scottish Government, these grants aim to make higher education more accessible to women, supporting them in achieving their potential and ambition.

Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls is being offered at undergraduate level for four-year’s bachelor’s degree and two-year’s Master’s/MPhil.

British Council will administer the scheme in Pakistan and coordinate with selected scholars and universities through nominated university focal persons.

The Award

Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls Scheme will facilitate award-holders with the following:

  • Tuition fees for courses in eligible fields
  • University hostel costs (where applicable)
  • Travel to and from home to university two times a year for students staying in on-campus hostels

Subject Areas

The scholarship will cover a four-year bachelor’s degree and Master's/MPhil degree at an HEC-recognized Pakistani public university in one of the following subject areas only:

  • Education
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Food Security and Agriculture
  • Health Sciences
  • STEM (Master’s/MPhil only)


Eligibility Criteria

These scholarships are open to female applicants only. 

In addition, applicants must:

  • Be Pakistani nationals currently residing in Pakistan  
  • Be pursuing a four-year bachelor’s degree and two-year master’s degree in the above listed subject areas
  • Hold a confirmed admission offer from an HEC recognized university in Pakistan


Young women with disabilities, from rural areas and/or minority groups are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

A complete application will include:


Applications for the Scotland Pakistan Scholarship for Young Women and Girls Bachelor's and Master's/M.Phil programmes are now open. Last date to submit the application is 15 September 2021. 


You are therefore requested to kindly disseminate the above information among FEMALE students and encourage them to apply for the scholarships.


Please feel free to contact me if you have any query.




Nadar Sarfaraz

Director P&D/Focal Person

The Scotland Pakistan Scholarships for Young Women and Girls

Kohat University of Science & Technology,

Indus Highway, 26000, Kohat,

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

+92 - 922 - 52 91 47 46


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