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The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarships Scholarships For Pakistani Students

The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT) Scholarship Program

The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT) is known as a United Kingdom Charity (No. 283337) program which was establish in 1981. At the time of beginning the trust was originally directed by British Council but now, in these days, it is running as an independent program or department. However, British Council is now supporting the department or program through various methods in the United Kingdom and Pakistan. The Trust is working well and getting promotion day after day through its honorable and trusted team.

Team managing The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT):

Following are the team members who are currently working for the welfare of The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT):  

  • Dr David Taylor (Chair)
  • Mr. Peter Elburn (pro British Council)
  • Professor Sarah Ansari
  • Professor Yunas Samad
  • Dr Farzana Shaikh
  • Mr. David Martin (Representative of the Pakistan High Commission)
  • Tim Butchard (Secretary)

Contact Details:

Office Address: Tim Butchard Secretary Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust 4, Dorville Crescent London W6 0HJ

Phone: +44 (0)20 8741 0836

Email Address: timbutchard@wallace-trusts.org.uk

Programs Offered By the Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT):

The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT) is supporting the Pakistani candidates who go to United Kingdom for their professional development. CWPT offers those professionals to take part in the different programs and these programs are fully funded through CWPT. Following are the programs that are offered by CWPT:

  • Doctoral Bursaries
  • Reserved Visiting Fellowships
  • Open Visiting Fellowships
  • Visiting Artists

Note: All candidates are to be informed that there is no faculty for Bachelors or Masters Study program.

The CWPT also makes it sure that it is going to give then equal opportunities in all the activities offered by CWPT.  

Doctoral Bursaries

Doctoral Bursaries award offers by the CWPT to the Pakistani candidates. This award is based on yearly time and following are the requirements or eligibilities to earn this fund program by The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT) Program:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates who are already in UK and to those who are going to pursue their final year in the UK are allowed to apply.
  • Applicants who need additional funding to fulfill their study requirements at PhD level are also welcome to apply for this program.
  • At the time of applying applicants are asked to show their academic excellence as well as their financial status (which shows they are needed).
  • Applicants are asked to apply for the following mentioned disciplines or subjects.

 

  • The humanities, arts, and creative industries
  • The social sciences and social development
  • The life sciences including medicine.

 

  • Applicants other than these disciplines or subjects will not be entertained.

Doctoral Bursaries Award:

Applicants are allowed to get an award of the amount £1,000. Applicants who will not be able to fulfill their need or requirement will be asked to manage the funds from other sources.

Required Documents:

Applicants must show the following mentioned required documents at the time of application submission:

  • Applicants must attach a supporting letter to the application form.
  • Applicants are also asked to submit their testifying with applicant’s life background achievements.
  • A short detailed CV is also necessary to submit which is not more than 2 pages.
  • At the time of applying applicants are asked to show their academic excellence as well as their financial status (which shows they are needed).

How to Apply:   

Applicants will go through the following methods to apply for this fund program:

  • Applicants will submit their dully filled application form directly to the Secretary through an email address which is mentioned in the contact details.
  • Applicants should apply for maximum 15 months of duration
  • There are two dates announced annually and the applicants are must allowed to apply within these deadlines.
  • Incomplete applications and applications after due date will not be entertained 

Applications Deadlines

The two annual deadlines are announce by the Trust i.e. first week of May and first week of November. Applicants are strictly asked to apply before the deadlines.  

Reserved Visiting Fellowships

Reverse Visiting Fellowship is also based on the grants and funds offered by The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT)’s UK partners. Partner can be an institute or University. There are several partners are listed below. Due to this fund program the Pakistani academic and professionals are allowed to get short working visit to the UK by which they can broadening their knowledge, skills and contacts.   

Partner Institutions in the UK:

  • At The Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University there is only one annual Charles Wallace Fellowship is currently reserved for a Pakistani Visiting Fellow. For getting further info regarding this fellowship feel free to visit at www.politics.ox.ac.uk) or contact the Secretary of the Trust (timbutchard@wallace-trusts.org.uk.
  • At The School of Interdisciplinary and Area Studies (SIAS), Oxford University, and at the South Asia Institute, SOAS University of Londonthere are two annual Charles Wallace Fellowships are currently reserved for a Pakistani Visiting Fellow. There is further detail regarding this award visit at timbutchard@wallace-trusts.org.uk.

Reserved Visiting Fellowships Award:

By the following ways the applicants will be awarded through this funding program:  

  • Applicants will be awarded with an amount of £1,300 monthly.
  • Applicants are also awarded with the air fares and UK Visa Costs.
  • There will not be any other additional charges allotted to the candidates for fulfilling their further needs and requirements.  

Required Documents:

Applicants will be asked to demonstrate the following documents at the time to apply the application form.

  • Applicants are commonly asked to submit their short detailed CV.
  • Applicants will also submit a written statement which will show their purpose of visit.
  • Applicants are also asked to show their financial status. 

How to Apply:

Applicants will go through the following methods to apply for this fund program:

  • There are different partner institutes and every partner institute shows it different criteria of selection and apply.
  • However, common requirements have been mentioned in the above section or required documents.
  • The selections must be on the base of the Partner institute and the candidates will apply according to the instructions of their selected partner institute.
  • The selection must be permitted by the British Council and The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT).

Application Deadlines:

Every partner institute announces its specific deadline for fellowship every year. Applicants can get the detail about deadline from their selected partner institute.

Open Visiting Fellowship:

It is also a funding program which is based on the partnership between the Charles Wallace Pakistan trust in UK and British Council in Pakistan. Due to this program Pakistani candidates get permission to visit in the UK due to which they can broaden their proficient skill, knowledge and contacts.

Eligibility Criteria:

Following are the requirements or eligibilities to earn this fund program by The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust (CWPT) Program:                                             

  • Applicants must be the citizen of Pakistan
  • Applicants currently must be residing in the Pakistan. 
  • Applicants must under the age of 30 to 5o years
  • Applicants must show an invitation letter from UK Institute which is collaborate with CWPT.
  • Applicants must apply for the subjects that are announced or mentioned by the Institute. Otherwise applicants will not be entertain.
  • Following is the list for which the candidates are eligible to apply:
  • The humanities, arts, and creative industries
  • The social sciences, and social development
  • Science for social purposes (but excluding lab-based scientific research).              

 

 

  • Applicants who never traveled before for study or working purposes will have the obsolete chance to get success in their application.        

Open Visiting Fellowship Award:

  • There are up to 12 fellowships awarded annually.
  • The monthly amount £1,300 will be awarded to the selected candidates.
  • Trust will also bear the costs of UK Visa and retain air ticket.  
  • No any other additional grant will be added to the fellowship award.

Required Documents:

Applicants will be asked to submit the following documents while submitting their application form:

  • A short detailed resume is asked to submit along with the application form.
  • A written statement will also be submitted by the applicants which demonstrate the purpose of visit of the candidates.
  • Applicants will also be asked to submit their financial status. 

How to Apply

Thorough the following steps applicants will apply the application form:

  • Applicants will download the application from the official website of British Council.    
  • Applicants must submit their dully filled application form to the secretary at the email address which is mentioned in the contact details.
  • Short listed candidates will be called for interview in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
  • Selected candidates will be asked to take their fellowship within 16 months.

Application Deadlines:

Applications are invited in the month of April every year. Applicants are asked to submit their application within the due date. Applications after deadline will not be considered.

Visiting Artists

Artists professionals are entertain to visit into the UK for training and familiarization purposes through this program. This visit will be granted through the relationship with the institutes. Following is the description to meet or to earn this award through CWPT.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants who will show the following eligibilities will be entertain with this award:

 

  • Applicants must be Pakistani citizen.
  • Applicants currently living/residing in the Pakistan.
  •  
  • Applicants will be asked to demonstrate academic excellence as well as their financial status at the time of applying applicants
  • Applicants are asked to apply for the following mentioned disciplines or subjects.

 

  • Visual arts,
  • Creative industries

 

  • Applicants other than these disciplines or subjects will not be entertained.
  • Applicants submitting their application after due date will not be entertain.

Visiting Artists Award:

  • £1,300 will be awarded to the candidates annually.
  • Economy air fares and UK Visa costs will also bear by the Trust.
  • There is no any additional fund will be allowed to the selected candidates.  

Required Documents:

Applicants will be asked to submit the following documents while submitting their application form:

  • A short detailed resume is required to submit at the submission of application form.
  • Applicants will also be submit a written statement by which they demonstrate the purpose of visit.
  • Applicants will also be required to send their financial status.   

How to Apply:

There exists a relationship of CEPT with two UK Institutes. These Institutes offer fellowship or funded program annually to the Pakistani candidates.

  • The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts which is affiliated with university of wales and receives application of this category. This institute has relation with the National College of Arts (NCA) in Lahore. Applicants can directly contact to the institute in case of further detail at https://www.psta.org.uk/.    
  • Gasworks, the arts Centre from London is the 2nd one which shows the relationship of this funded category. Further detail regarding this institute is available at www.gasworks.org.uk. Gasworks is linked to the Triangle Arts Trust , which is an international system of arts professionals and arts organizations, which has the relation with VASL (www.vaslart.org) in Pakistan is an active member. The award, dates and applying procedure announce on these sites. 
  • Applicants can also submit their application as “individual application”. For this purpose applicants will make their own agreement with the host institute from UK and send their application direct to the Secretary.       

Application Deadline:

Application deadlines vary from partner to partner or institute to institute. Applicants will confirm the date from their selected institute.  

 

 

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