Full Tuition Scholarship Opportunities for Women Interested in Studying in the UK

The month of March cannot pass by without shedding the spotlight on women, so in this post, we highlight 5 exclusive full tuition scholarship opportunities currently available for women interested in studying in the UK for the 2021/2022 academic year.


1. British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM

Brunel is proud to support the British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM. We are looking for women with a background in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) who can demonstrate their need for financial support and who wish to inspire future generations of women to pursue careers in STEM. This scholarship is only available to full-time international students only and will only be paid once for each eligible level of study, subject to meeting progression requirements. The Scholarship is fully funded and covers; tuition fees, monthly stipend, travel costs, visa, health coverage fess and child allowance.

Institution: Brunel University London

Deadline: 22 March at 12am.


2. Hatfield Lioness Scholarship

The aim of the Hatfield Lioness Scholarship is to enable a female student from a developing country where access to tertiary education is limited to benefit from undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Durham. The scholarship will cover; full payment of University tuition fees, stipend for living expenses – 4 quarterly payments, one return economy air ticket from the home country to the UK, and the cost of return travel between the UK airport and Durham City, fully funded, self-catered, single room in mixed accommodation at Hatfield College, ‘settling in allowance’ on arrival, and the cost of a UK visa and the UK Health surcharge.

Institution: Durham University

Deadline: 31st March, 2021.

3. Maria Petrou Scholarship

The Maria Petrou Scholarship is available to women PhD applicants intending to study in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. Applicants of any nationality are eligible for consideration for the scholarship (the award includes full tuition fees at either the Home or Overseas rate as appropriate for the successful candidate). Eligible applicants cannot apply directly for this scholarship. Once you have received a conditional offer of admission please discuss with your prospective supervisor being put forward for this studentship.

Institution: Imperial College London

Deadline: 29th March, 2021.


4. Advancing Women in Leadership Scholarship

Through our Women in Leadership Scholarship, successful MBA candidates will receive mentoring support from a member of our Senior Leadership Team. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong career trajectory, academic excellence and a wealth of professional experience.

Institution: Newcastle University

Deadline: 1st April, 2021.


5. The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship

The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship is a full tuition fee scholarship ordinarily awarded to one outstanding female student per academic year. The student must be a national of and resident in an eligible developing country, who pursues a postgraduate taught Master’s programme within Swansea University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

Institution: Swansea University

Deadline: 1st June, 2021.


If you feel excluded from this post because you do not identify as female, check this post for other full tuition scholarship opportunities you may be eligible for.


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