What are some scholarships for Pakistanis to study in UK? 

Updated on: Aug 22, 2023

There are several scholarships available for Pakistanis to study in the UK. Here are some prominent scholarship opportunities:

  • Chevening Scholarships: Fully funded scholarships funded by the UK government, awarded to exceptional individuals with leadership potential. They cover full tuition fees, living expenses and other benefits.
  • Commonwealth Scholarships: These scholarships, funded by the UK government through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, offer full funding for master's and Ph.D. programs. They are awarded based on academic merit and cover tuition fees, living costs and travel expenses.
  • Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarships: These scholarships support Pakistani students pursuing master's degrees or research programs in arts, humanities and social sciences in the UK.
  • GREAT Scholarships: Offered in collaboration with UK universities, GREAT Scholarships provide financial assistance to students from specific countries, including Pakistan. They cover a portion of the tuition fees.
  • Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships: The University of Edinburgh offers these scholarships to outstanding Pakistani students applying for research-based Ph.D. programs. The scholarships cover tuition fees and provide a stipend for living expenses.

To apply for these scholarships, review the eligibility criteria, deadlines and application process on the respective scholarship websites. Additionally, explore other funding opportunities offered by UK universities and organisations. Stay updated on scholarship announcements and make sure to submit your applications on time.

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