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eligibility and overview of charles wallace scholarship for Pakistani students

  • Charles Wallace Pakistan trust is a charity trust that mainly revolves its work around educational development by minimizing its administrative expenditure. The trust is supportive of the Pakistani student in acquiring higher studies of Doctoral and fellowship level.

  • The duration of the grant of funds varies in case of the study path chosen. The student who wishes to study undergraduate and graduate programs are not provided assistance of any kind by this trust. It’s mainly reserved for doctoral and fellowship level.

  • The whole scholarship procedures and grants are administered by the British Council. The duration for grants are as follows- doctoral is 1 year, for reserved fellowships and visiting artists are three weeks to three months.


programs of charles wallance scholarship for Pakistani students

Study Programs Offered by The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021



  1. Humanities

  2. Arts

  3. Creative industry

  4. Social science

  5. Social development

  6. Life sciences

  7. Medicine

  8. Environmental sciences

  9. Journalism

  10. Business studies



  1. Open Visiting Fellowships

  2. Reserved Visiting Fellowships

  3. Doctoral Bursaries

  4. Visiting Artists


Host Country-

United Kingdom


Host institute –

  1. South Asia Institute, SOAS University of London

  2. South Asian Studies Program, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford

  3. Asia Research Institute, University of Nottingham

  4. Gasworks

  5. South Asia Centre, London School of Economics

  6. The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts


benefits for pakistani students to get the scholarship charles wallace scholarship

Benefits of The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021

  • Doctoral students - £1,000

  • Reserved fellowship- monthly stipend of £1,450, return airfare and United Kingdom visa costs.

  • Open fellowships- monthly stipend of £1,450 return airfare and United Kingdom visa costs.

  • Visiting artists- monthly stipend of £1,450 return airfare and United Kingdom visa costs.



Eligibility Criteria of The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021

  • Doctoral Pakistani students –Must be in the final year of their PhD also the student must be having excellent academic skills.

  • Reserved fellowship- The Pakistani applying in the scholarship must be a mid-career scholars, and is required to have no prior experience in academics outside Pakistan.

  • Open fellowship-The applicant must be a Pakistani national who is required to be a junior or in their mid-careers especially aged between 30 to 50.

  • Visiting artist- The artist from Pakistan is required to be familiarized with art forms, visual arts and modern. They are required to stay in art residence for the purpose of training. They must be recent graduates of National College of arts Lahore or a VASL Pakistan member.

  • The student must be a citizen of Pakistan.


apply procedure for pakistani studets to apply in charles wallace scholarship

How to Apply in The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021?

The following documentation is needed for each program and application procedures need to be followed.

Documents Needed:


  • For Doctoral applicants:

  1. Application form.

  2. CV describing achievements till date, only two pages long.

  3. The letter by the supervisor from the university in which the Pakistani students is enrolled.


  • For Reserved Fellowships:

  1. Application form at British council website.

  2. The letter describing their purpose of visit and research plan.

  3. A curriculum vitae.

  4. Details of their experience.


  • For open fellowships:

  1. The application form at British council website.

  2. A letter about their achievements till date.


  • For visiting Artists:

  1. The proof of graduating in masters in arts in National College of arts Lahore or VASL membership proof.


Application Procedure of The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021:

  • For Doctoral Pakistani applicants: The Pakistani  students applying for Charles Wallace scholarship for doctoral are first required to fill in the application form and submit other documents to Tim Butchard Secretary  Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust 4, Dorville Crescent London W6 0HJ +44 (0)20 8741 0836 .The application opens twice a year for Pakistani students.

  • For fellowships : The  Pakistani applicants must submit the online application form along with the other  documents on British council website and then they will be required to visit United Kingdom on occasional basis for the purpose of research.

  • For visiting artist: The Pakistani students in the final year of their masters are selected for the Charles Wallace trust grants. Also the VASL also shortlists amongst its members and submits the list to gasworks.


Number of scholarships by The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust:

  1. Doctoral – not specified.

  2. Fellowship – 12

  3. Visiting artists- 1 for Prince’s School of Traditional Arts and 2to 3 for gasworks.


Deadlines and dates of The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021:

  1. For doctoral – first week of May and first week of November.

  2. For  fellowships –mid march

  3. For visiting artist- No deadline as the institution themselves sends lists of Pakistani candidates.


Nationality required:



charles wallace scholarship for PAkistani students


Can student from Pakistan apply for The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trusscholarship 2021?


Yes a student from Pakistan is the only eligible candidate for this grant.


Can a Pakistani student who is studying undergraduate or master’s program in United Kingdom get the Charles Wallace trust stipend?


No this scholarship is not for masters of undergraduate courses.


Does The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust scholarship 2021 cover the tuition fee and living expenses?


No the scholarship covers only living expenses and not base course fee.


Does The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust scholarship 2021 cover visa costs for all its Pakistani applicants?


The scholarship covers visa costs for only fellowships and visiting artists.


Are there any English language requirements for the scholarship The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trus 2021?


No, but in case there are for the universities the students is required to fulfill those.


Can a student who has applied for a doctoral program apply for The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust scholarship 2021?


No the Pakistani student must be 15 months away from completion of their doctoral course when applying for the Charles Wallace grant.


Can a Pakistani student of technology research apply for the grant The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust?


No the student cannot apply for this grant.


Is the doctoral grant provided annually by The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Scholarship 2021?


Yes it’s provided annually.



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