The frightful mass sexual assault which took place on Independence day has shaken the women of this nation to its core. It has also made all Pakistani women comprehend that they are not safe even in broad light and ‘so called’ public areas. Don’t you think it is high time to take your decision into your own hands?

As an undergraduate student, since this incident, I am afraid that what will happen once university opens. So with this thought, I researched and came across some exciting and wonderful opportunities for women to study abroad for session 2022-23.

British Chevening scholarship

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This fully-funded program enables Pakistanis to pursue a one-year Master’s degree in the United Kingdom (UK). They will cover your one visa application and even airfare travel costs to and from the UK, but you must have a two-year work experience. The last date to apply is November 2nd, 2021.

KAIST South Korea Scholarship

One of the top Public universities, The KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute Of Science and Technology) is ranked #39 in QS Global World. Your full tuition fee, living expenses (per month), and medical health insurance are guaranteed under this scholarship for 2022-2023. You can apply for any level, their eligibility criteria are pretty simple.

Fulbright program

The scholarship operates in more than 160 countries worldwide. Under this, approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year. Pakistanis can not only apply for studies, but for work purposes scholarships as well. The deadline is in April, don’t miss this out.

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Türkiye Burslari Scholarships

A government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to students and researchers to pursue full-time or short-term programs at the top universities in Turkey. As a Pakistani resident, you will be given some preferences. A great opportunity for students.

Hood College International Merit Scholarship 

This college in the United States welcomes applications from qualified candidates holding a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, at least a 2.75-grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. It has multiple degree programs so one can apply to any.

According to the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ published by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Pakistan ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the gender parity index and seventh among eight countries in South Asia, only better than Afghanistan.