Sacrificing Our TODAY for the World's TOMORROW
FATA is "Federally Administered Tribal Area" of Pakistan; consisting of 7 Agencies and 6 F.Rs; with a 27000 Sq Km area and 4.5 m population.
MYTH: FATA is the HUB of militancy, terrorism and unrest in Afghanistan.
REALITY: FATA is the worst "VICTIM of Militancy”. Thousands of Civilians dead & injured; Hundreds of Schools destroyed; Thousands of homes raised to ground; 40% population displaced from homes.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Scholarships in UK - Pakistan Capacity Building Scholarships 2011 - Queen Mary, University of London

Queen Mary, University of London – Pakistan Capacity Building Scholarships 2011
Queen Mary is keen to contribute actively to the development of Pakistan’s higher education sector and is pleased to announce the creation of two Queen Mary, University of London – Pakistan Capacity Building Scholarships.
Each of these scholarships will provide full tuition fees for full time PhD study at Queen Mary in one of the following areas:
Biological and Chemical Sciences
Computer Science
Electronic Engineering
Mathematical Sciences


  1. Applicants must be Pakistani/AJK nationals who are currently studying or working at an institution recognised by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.
  2. Candidates must have a minimum of sixteen years of education (MSc, MA, MBA, ME, MS, B.E / BSc (Engg), M.B.B.S or equivalent) in a relevant field.
  3. Students with MS level qualifications and research experience will be at an advantage
  4. Candidates should have graduated within the last 2 years
  5. Candidates should have first division marks throughout their academic career
  6. Candidates must meet Queen Mary’s standard English requirements – IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
  7. Candidates must be able to support themselves financially either through personal finance or through support from their institution. UKBA guidelines state that living expenses in central London are £9,600 per year.
Application ProcedureThe deadline for applications is 1st June 2011.
There are two ways in which you can apply.

1. Apply online

Applicants are advised to select their preferred postgraduate programme of study prior to commencing their application. You can browse through a full list of our research degrees. The online application forms can be found on the individual degree pages within the A-Z of postgraduate programmes.
Once you have made a decision regarding which programme you wish to apply for please use the relevant link under the 'Apply online' heading to the right of the programme description, which will take you directly to the online application form for your preferred programme. In the fees and funding section of the application form please specify that you would like to be considered for a Capacity Building Scholarship.

2. Paper-based application

Pakistan application form [DOC 312 KB]
Please note: - If you have already applied for a research degree at Queen Mary using either of the methods above, have an offer of a place in one of the listed subject areas, and would now like to be considered for this funding please contact Ms Angeliki Polatou (contact details below) in advance of the application deadline.

Contact Details
For further information on these scholarships please contact:
Mr Nabeel Vehra
Regional Manager
Queen Mary, University of London (Regional Office)
Tel: +92 42 5692705
Ms Angeliki Polatou
The Graduate Admissions Office
Queen Mary, University of London
London E1 4NS
Tel: +44 20 7882 3080

Note: All info is shared here "in good faith" and after all thorough research possible. However, "FATA Awareness Initiative" Team may not be held responsible for any discrepancy in the info that may explicitly and/or implicitly damage anybody's interests. Corrections will, however, be made if any errors in the info are pointed out.

We Hope You find the info useful. Keep visiting this blog and remember to leave your feedback / comments / suggestions / requests / corrections.
With Regards,
"FATA Awareness Initiative" Team.

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