Brunel is proud to support the British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM.
For the year The British Council is offering five fully funded scholarships for female students from the East Asia region (eligible countries only) as part of the British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM.
We are looking for women with a background in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) who can demonstrate their need for financial support and who wish to inspire future generations of women to pursue careers in STEM.
This scholarship is only available to full-time international students only and will only be paid once for each eligible level of study, subject to meeting progression requirements.
Applications now open
Value: The Scholarship is fully funded and covers:
Monthly stipend (up to 12 months)
Return economy-class travel
IELTS exam fee (for scholars without a valid test of English)
Visa and Insurance/ NHS surcharge cost
Child allowance (where applicable)
5 fully funded scholarships are available
Application process: Applicants should apply for their chosen programme (see eligible programmes below) in the usual way, via UCAS or via the Brunel online application portal.
To be considered for the scholarship applicants must complete a scholarship application form, applicants will be required to explain why they would be a suitable recipient of the Scholarship.
Deadlines: Applications must be submitted by 09 March 2023. Late applicants cannot be accepted.
Data pertaining to scholarship holders such as: progression rates, degree attainment, degree completion, and graduate outcomes may also be analysed in order to understand the effectiveness of bursaries and scholarships. This data may also be linked to other data already held by the University for the purpose of better understanding the impact of bursaries and scholarships on under-represented groups. To learn more about how the University uses data to support its commitment to delivering positive outcomes to students from under-represented groups please visit our webpage.
This is a British Council funded scholarship administered by Brunel University London as such information contained in the application will be shared with the British Council.
- Eligibility confirmed by the British Council
To be eligible for a British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM an applicant must:
Apply for and fulfil the entry criteria for admission to the following full-time courses, as confirmed by the British Council:
MSc Sustainable Electrical Power (FT)
MSc Renewable Energy Engineering (FT)
MSc Water Engineering (FT)
MSc Environmental Management (FT)
MRes Environmental Sciences (FT)
MSc Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design (FT)
MSc Public Health and Health Promotion (FT)
MSc Disease Mechanism and Therapeutics (FT)
Be in receipt of an offer to study on one of the above programmes starting in September 2023.
Have been assessed by Brunel University London as an international student for tuition fee purposes
Applicants who are unsure of their fee status should note Brunel uses the information you have provided in your application form to assess your fee status against regulations set by the UK government. For information on these regulations please visit the independent organisation UKCISA’s website.
Applicants must be nationals and residents of the eligible countries in East Asia, listed below, as confirmed by the British Council:
Be in receipt of an Academic Unconditional Firm offer of place on one of the above courses by 31 July 2023.
Demonstrate a need for financial support.
Have an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain access onto one of the eligible Brunel MSc courses.
Attain the level of English required for the chosen postgraduate course at a UK university.
Demonstrate they are active in the field with work experience or a proven interest in their subject area.
Willing to demonstrate future contribution to capacity-building and socio-economic advancement through the benefits achieved after graduating and returning to home country.
Agree that personal data can be shared with the British Council as a condition of applying for the scholarship.
Be willing to engage as a committed British Council scholarship alumni.
Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship award has ended.
2.2 Those applicants not eligible for these Scholarships
Applicants NOT classed as Overseas for fees purposes.
Applicants who hold dual citizenship
Applicants holding an offer on a course other than a course specified above.
Applicants who will NOT commence their course in September 2023 – applicants holding offers for deferred entry must apply for scholarships in the month and year they intend to start their course and not in the year of their course application.
Undergraduate applicants entering a course at any level
Applicants applying for part time, distance learning or online version of the above courses
An employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government (including British Embassies/High Commissions; the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Department for International Trade; the Ministry of Defence; and the Home Office).
An employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM – eligible countries
Any applicant currently in receipt of financial support or funding towards a study programme in the UK from any other source
Have previously studied in the UK with funding from a UK Government-funded scholarship or a UK institutional scholarship/financial bursary
Relatives are defined as parents or step-parents, siblings or step-siblings, children or stepchildren, spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner (where the couple have been in a relationship akin to marriage or civil partnership for at least two years).
Deadline for application is 9 March 2023
To Apply follow this link Brunel Scholarship application
More information on the Scholarship visit the official website below