14 Nov Commonwealth Masters Scholarship
|Open to any university in the UK, UK||Degree Type (s):Masters|
|Deadline:19th December 2018||Full scholarship|
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study at a UK university. 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.
Each scholarship provides:
1. Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor usually the cost of journeys made before your award is finally confirmed)
2. Approved tuition and examination fees
3. Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,043 per month, or £1,279 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area.
4. Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable
5. Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
6. Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas.
7. If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £458 per month for the first child, and £112 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK
Number of awards:
Duration of course
Field of Study
To apply for these scholarships, you must:
1. Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
2. Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country. Full list of eligible countries below.
3. Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/ October
4. Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree) by October of the UK academic year
The following countries are Eligible to apply:
Antigua and Barbuda
Papua New Guinea
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Applications are considered according to the following selection criteria:
1. Academic merit of the candidate
2. Quality of the plan of study
3. Potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country
How to Apply:
For full details on how to apply please visit: Apply for Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan