Scholarship Donor: Department for International Development (DFID) , United Kingdom
Level of Study: Masters Degree Courses [UK]
Courses: Various, Please check the prospectus below for the list of courses offered.
What it Covers?
Full costs of an award holder’s study in UK, including the air fares to and from the UK.
Maintenance Grant of £1,091 per month for scholars based in London and £882 per month for the rest of the UK. (This figure is based on July 2011 data)
Duration of Award: 1 year
Who can apply?
Be nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) a developing Commonwealth country, and not currently be living or studying in a developed country.
Brief Scholarship Description:
The aim of the scheme is to assist students from developing Commonwealth countries who are of excellent academic calibre but for financial reasons would not otherwise be able to afford to study in the UK. The scheme allows them to benefit from postgraduate study at a university in the UK which will help them to contribute toward the development of their home countries.
List of Countries: Commonwealth Countries, Please check the prospectus below for complete list of eligible countries.
How to Apply?
IMPORTANT: There are two options to apply for Shared Commonwealth Scholarships for Masters Courses in 2012. Most students will for scholarships directly to the university and others will apply via COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP COMMISSION’s (CSC) Electronic Application System (EAS).
Option 1 to Apply: Apply Directly to University. Universities have their own application deadlines.
Please comment below to ask about University application deadlines and application procedure. Our career advisers will try to help you in finding individual university information.
Option 2 to Apply: Apply to Universities via Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
[If you missed the deadline in option 1 then you may apply via CSE and deadline for that is 17 May 2012 at the latest. All applications should reached to CSC by no later than 31 May 2012 using the EAS]