Have you figured out your post bachelors plan? If not yet we suggest you to pursue a master’s degree from United Kingdom. Well, it might seem like a bad idea since it costs a lot to get a degree from a good university in UK. One thing that you must understand that Pakistani students are eligible for many financial aids and United Kingdom scholarships. Here are some Government and private United Kingdom scholarships in 2019:
- The Common Wealth Masters UK Scholarship
The most exploiting factor in getting a scholarship is the fact you are a member of commonwealth countries. This makes you eligible for a lot of scholarships in other parts of the world. The UK Department for International Development provides scholarships that covers your tuition fee, exam fee and in the ideal case even the air fare of the applicant. This scholarship is awarded on Master’s degree. You can specify the program while applying for the scholarship.
You may be able to get extra allowance when you touch down UK under “initial arrival allowance”. Moreover, The Common Wealth Masters UK Scholarship in 2019 also provides you extra benefits that include personal allowance and a thesis grant if necessary.
There is a list of scholarships under Common Wealth Scholarship eligible for Pakistanis. However, a probable five years of experience in relevant industry is required for every scholarship.
- Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships
The University of Nottingham offers students a scholarship for Master’s degree. Eligibility criteria is that you are a national of one of the Commonwealth countries. Secondly, you have not studied abroad previously for education purpose. Thirdly, you are not currently a student of University of Nottingham. Lastly, you hold an offer to start a full-time master’s degree program, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2019 in an area of study within the: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Social Science. The application are currently closed. The expected opening date is in September 2020. A total of 105 scholarships may be granted to such eligible applicants. If you do not want to miss this opportunity, we urge you to visit their official website for detailed information.
- Westminster Full Fee Scholarships
The Westminster Full Fee Scholarships is also eligible for Commonwealth countries. The only drawback of this scholarship is that only one person will be granted this scholarship. However, the scholarship’s criteria states that there must be a need for academic excellence, financial need and development potential. Other than that, the expected deadline for this scholarship as of now is 31st April, 2020.
- University of Bradford Global Development Scholarship
This scholarship is available for post graduate full time course. You must be living in a country struggling with political instability, war, natural disaster etc. Students from Pakistan will be considered under the Bestway Foundation Scholarship Scheme. Following a review of the scholarship scheme, from 6 May 2017 Pakistani students not studying a Master’s course in a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) can now apply under the main Global Development Scholarship. The deadline to apply is 15th May, 2020.
These are just a few scholarships mentioned above which you can avail. The purpose is to make up your mind on studying in UK. The misconception or skepticism on international scholarships being hard to get has to be cleared. This is why we have mentioned some scholarship opportunities that explain that living in Pakistan or in neighboring countries is a benefit for you in this matter. Therefore, evaluate your chances and apply for these or any other scholarships for a better and successful future.