Different universities all across the UK offer scholarships and financial support for Pakistani students. The financial support is in many different forms like grants, funds, loans, awards, scholarships, fellowships, scholarships etc. There are numerous options for the students lacking enough financial resources to continue their higher education from UK universities. As the demand of the scholarship is always more than the supply, therefore those who want to receive the scholarship should have to apply it as soon as possible.
Where to find UK scholarships?
There are many British universities and government institutions that offer scholarships for Pakistani students. The scholarships are offered in different subjects. Various scholarship schemes are managed by British Council.
Some of the most popular funding schemes include
· Euraxess UK
· Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarships
· Euraxess UK is an opportunity for research placements in the UK. Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarships are for the studies including Doctoral and research.
There are a lot of other sources of scholarship for Pakistani students including government institutions, charitable organizations etc. these institutes and organizations usually grant scholarships to the extra ordinary students. Those who are interest must ask from the British embassy about the funding schemes. These are some sources that offer scholarships to the eligible international students.
· Chevening UK government scholarships
· Erasmus Scholarships
· Royal Society grants.
The approval of loans or financial support depends on the nationality of the candidate. Hundreds of students receive financial aids at independent schools in the UK. The students are advised to contact the universities directly for checking the provision of scholarship or financial assistance.
Evaluating Total Costs Of Study
If the students are granted the scholarships or some kind of financial support, it is likely that they will have to pay some cost at their own. Some scholarships only cover tuition fees of the university and nothing else. There the students have to bear the expense of accommodation, traveling expense etc. Some scholarships are designed to cover only partial tuition fees. In that case, the students have to pay the remaining tuition fees along with other expenses. Therefore, it is very necessary that you check what is included in the scholarship and what is not. The students must know how to manage their budget.
Financial Problems faced by students
The students can face many financial problems throughout their studies. Therefore it is necessary that they seek financial assistance before the start of their studies because it is not easy to find any kind of funding in the mid of the studies. The students must visit the website of UKCISA for getting the detailed information regarding financial assistance.
The scholarships are usually offered at different study levels like masters, PhD etc .and in different subjects like agriculture, science, arts, IT, research etc. The students are also advised to visit university websites individually for getting information. Several universities welcome the admissions of international students from Pakistan and deserving students are also given grants, awards and loans.