-The Schimmel scholars will be chosen for their ability and commitment without discrimination as to religion, caste or creed. -Candidates must have either a professional degree or they should have completed sixteen years of education in a relevant discipline. -They must be citizens of Pakistan and have a declared intention to return and pursue a career in Pakistan. – Those having a minimum two year professional work experience will be given preference. -There is no restriction on age, but preference will be given to candidates between the ages of 25 and 40. -A genuine need for financial assistance is an essential condition of the scholarship. – The candidates must supply adequate evidence that they would not be able to study abroad without financial assistance. -Candidates must bear the expenses of air travel. While not a requirement, preference will be given to those candidates who have secured admission to a programme of study at a recognized institution of their choice in the United Kingdom. -In the absence of a sufficiently qualified candidate the scholarship committee reserves the right to make no nomination. Candidates must have cleared their IELTS exam before appearing for the final interview held in November/December of the current year.
Scholarship Deadline: 7th June 2012
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