Commonwealth Shared Scholarships open for Developing Countries

Agency: Commonwealth Foundation

Theme: Supporting future climate change leaders in developing countries

Value: Fully Funded

Eligible Caribbean & Latin American Countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands (British)

Field: Education

Deadline:29 March 2017

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Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s study in the UK  are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK can apply for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Master’s study, jointly supported by UK universities.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are offered for selected taught Master’s courses, and are usually tenable for one year only.

Eligibility

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
  • Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country (for a full list of eligible countries, see the terms and conditions)
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2017
  • By August 2017, hold a first degree of either first or upper second class (2:1) classification, or lower second class (2:2) classification plus a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country
  • Be unable, either yourself or through your family, to pay to study in the UK

For full terms and conditions, see the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2017 terms and conditions

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