Gratefully supported by the British Council, Durham University is delighted to announce five fully funded scholarships for female students from Mexico interested in pursuing master’s studies in the 2024/25 academic year.
Applications from women whose identities include multiple intersecting factors, including race, class, religion and women who are single mothers are particularly welcome.
More information about the scholarship programme can be found on the British Council website.
Full payment of tuition fees
12 months stipend
A return economy class flight
Visa application fee
Other study related costs
To be eligible for the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM, you must:
You are also required to show in your application form that:
If you are awarded a scholarship, you agree to maintain contact with the British Council and act as an ambassador for the UK and engage with activities as part of a British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM alumnus, during and after your study in the UK. Any involvement in these activities during your study in the UK will take up no more than five hours per term.
You are NOT eligible for a British Council Scholarship if you:
Not sure if you're eligible? Contact us for advice.
Please ensure you have submitted an academic application to Durham University for one of the eligible programmes by midnight (GMT) 16th April 2024 via the postgraduate online application portal.
When completing your postgraduate online academic application form for your programme of study: In the section on Funding please answer 'Yes' to the question 'Have your either applied or are going to apply for a scholarship?’ Then select ‘British Council Women in STEM Scholarship PGT’ from the drop-down menu.
Please note: the final date for receipt of proof of English Language and all other supporting documents (academic transcripts, references etc. – correctly translated) must have been received by midnight (GMT) 16th April 2024. If you have any issues with submitting any of these documents by the indicated deadline, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to support you.
In addition to submitting the course application above, please complete and return the British Council Women in STEM Application Form and (once complete) email it by midnight (GMT) 30th April 2024, together with any supporting evidence to email@example.com.
Please ensure you enter British Council Women in STEM Scholarship in the subject heading.
Deadline for receipt - midnight GMT 30th April 2024.
Accommodation will be provided in one of three Durham University Colleges, Hatfield College, Trevelyan College or Ustinov College.
Hatfield and Trevelyan Colleges are both home to a diverse mix of undergraduates and postgraduate students, the first being Durham's second-oldest college, and the second a historically all female college, with a strong ethos around championing and development of women. Both colleges are led by members of the Science Faculty, with Hatfield College also demonstrating a strong track record for welcoming international scholars, with its Lioness Scholarship for women from developing countries. Ustinov is a specialist postgraduate college, with a diverse community of students from all over the globe.
For further information or advice on this particular scholarship please email firstname.lastname@example.org including British Council Women in STEM in the subject heading. If you have any questions about entry requirements, general course application process, student life in Durham or anything else, please email email@example.com.
Durham University makes every effort to ensure that the information published or contained on its website is accurate. However, the University cannot guarantee the information may not subsequently be altered owing to circumstances beyond the University's reasonable control. Such circumstances include (but are not limited to) changes in Government policy or change of law. Whilst any changes will be incorporated into the University's website any person wishing to clarify the details of a particular scholarship/s should contact the University at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about whether you are eligible for a scholarship or the application process, get in touch with our Scholarships and Student Funding Office:
DH1 3LE, UK