Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates

Deadline : 13 Apr 2020

Association: FORAS Mina7

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain 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.

Intended beneficiaries: High-quality postgraduate students who wish to access training not available in their home countries, who wish or need to remain in their home country while they study, and who have the potential to enhance the development of their home countries with the knowledge and leadership skills they acquire.

Development themes and impact

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those unable to study in the UK for financial and other reasons.These scholarships are offered under six themes:

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

A Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship covers tuition fees and study grants where required.

You must apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. See list of participating universities and eligible courses.

For more information please visit the official web page.

Do not forget to mention Mina7 in your application.

Opportunities: Master

Host Country: Commonwealth country

Eligible Country: This opportunity is destined for all countries

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