Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

DFID/UK Universities
Online Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 31 May 2014 (annual)
Study in: any Country
Course starts September 2014

Brief description:

The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.

Host Institution(s) and Online Courses offered:

A list of eligible courses for 2014 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships is available on the official website.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

Nationals of Commonwealth Developing Countries (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda Nauru, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana,  British Virgin Islands, Namibia, Cameroon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana,  India,  Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati,  Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia,  Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guineas, Pitcairn, Rwanda, St Helena,  St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa,  Sri Lanka,  Swaziland, Tanzania,Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, and Zambia)

Scholarship value/inclusions:

 

The Scholarships cover the overseas tuition fees at the Masters degree level.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates should:

•  be Commonwealth citizens of a developing Commonwealth country, refugees or British protected persons
•  be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
•  normally hold a first degree of upper second-class standard, or higher qualification. In certain cases, we will consider a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience

Note: You must also meet the specific eligibility requirements of the course you are interested in.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Full details of the eligible courses and the application process must be obtained from the relevant institution.  The deadline for applications is 31 May 2014.

It is important to read the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2014 prospectus and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/distance-learning/info-candidates/

Related Link: List of Online Degree Scholarships

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