Friday, 24 March 2017

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries

Deadline: 12 May 2017
Open to: citizens of developing Commonwealth countries
Scholarship: GBP18,000 per scholarship
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.
Purpose: To contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals in key development areas.
To apply for these scholarships, you must:
Be a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person;
Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country;
Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases.
Scholarship value: GBP18,000 per scholarship. This figure must cover all elements of the award, including tuition fees, grants to recipients, applicable partnership development costs, and any UK residential programs.
How to apply?
In order to apply please fill the application.
For more information please visit the official web page.

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