Young women in Pakistan have more opportunities than before, and thanks to the Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme. This grant funded by the Scottish Government is a form of financial aid for students, which allows beneficiaries to seek a higher education at the post-graduate level. Women from disadvantaged backgrounds will be able to obtain their Masters in the program of their choice, in local Pakistani Universities. This will help them obtain economic prosperity for themselves and their families.
The scholarship’s official mission statement is “to promote higher education amongst Pakistani women the Scottish Government is providing scholarship opportunities for young women from disadvantaged backgrounds.” The British Council will administer this financial aid program, with direct coordination with selected scholars in Pakistani universities.
Below is the flyer of the Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme 2018-19