Apply for the 2024 British Council STEM Scholarship for Women


Are you a woman who has a bachelor’s degree in a STEM subject and wants to pursue a master’s degree in the UK? If yes, you may be eligible for the 2024 British Council STEM Scholarship for Women, a global programme that supports women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

The British Council, in partnership with leading UK universities, offers this scholarship to women who can demonstrate their need for financial support and their passion for STEM. The scholarship covers full tuition fees, living stipend, travel costs, visa and health coverage fees for the academic year from September/October 2024–2025.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the 2024 British Council STEM Scholarship for Women, you must:

  • Be a woman
  • Have an undergraduate degree in a STEM subject that will enable you to gain access onto one of the pre-selected postgraduate courses at a UK university
  • Can attain the level of English required for postgraduate study at a UK university
  • Be active in the field with work experience or a proven interest in your subject area
  • Be passionate about your course of study and willing to engage as a committed British Council scholarship alumni
  • Demonstrate a need for financial support

You are not eligible if you:

  • Hold dual British citizenship
  • Are an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of His Majesty’s Government or the British Council
  • Have previously received a British Council scholarship

How to Apply

To apply for the 2024 British Council STEM Scholarship for Women, you need to:

  • Check the list of participating UK universities and their eligible courses on the British Council website
  • Choose the university and course that best suit your academic and career goals
  • Contact the university directly to apply for admission and the scholarship
  • Submit your application by the deadline specified by the university


Q: How many scholarships are available?

A: The number of scholarships varies depending on the university and the course. You can find the details on the British Council website.

Q: When will I know the outcome of my application?

A: The university will inform you of the outcome of your application by June 2024.

Q: What are the benefits of being a British Council scholarship alumni?

A: As a British Council scholarship alumni, you will have access to a network of fellow scholars and alumni, opportunities for professional development and leadership, and invitations to events and activities organised by the British Council.