British Council scholarships for Women in STEM

Full funding for up to five postgraduate applicants to complete a master’s degree in a STEM subject.

Applicants must be from an eligible country and identify as a woman (cis-gendered or trans) or as non-binary.

This scholarship will cover full tuition fees and provide a cost-of-living bursary. Additional funds will be available to support applicants with children. Applicants must demonstrate that they need financial support for their studies as part of the application process.

This scholarship is in partnership with the British Council and aims to help close the gender gap in STEM.


You can apply if you:

How to apply

Applications for 2022/23 entry have now closed.


Applications closed at 23:59 (UK time) on Thursday 24 March 2022.

Assessment process

We expect successful applicants to be informed in May 2022.

Further details

You may also be interested in applying for our University of Bristol international scholarships, or use our funding search tool to see what other funding may be available to you.

Read the full terms and conditions.

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