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SC Shared funding for Commonwealth Country Students at University of Lincoln, UK

CSC Shared funding for Commonwealth Country Students at University of Lincoln, UK

Are you interested in studying MSc Agri-food Technology in the UK? Start your academic studies by applying for the CSC Shared Scholarship to study MSc Agri-food Technology for the academic year September 2020.

The University of Lincoln is offering the fully-funded position opportunity to prepare students for a career in one of the world’s largest industries, agri-food. The goal of the program is to support international students from commonwealth countries who are unable to afford to study in the UK without financial aid help.

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Beneficial offer for students from eligible commonwealth countries to get a fully-funded award for MSc education in the UK.

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The University of Lincoln provides a welcoming and supportive environment for students from around the world. It makes available a wide variety of courses spanning the arts, science, social sciences, and business.

Why at the University of Lincoln? Studying at UL, students will have the opportunity to consider a variety of forward-thinking topics and to benefit from working with academics researching in their relevant fields that have national and globally reputations.

Application Deadline: 16:00 on 18 December 2019.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Lincoln
  • Department: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
  • Course Level: MSc
  • Award: Fully-funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Commonwealth countries
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The program will award for MSc Agri-food Technology course accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
  • Admissible Criteria: Applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Applicants must be permanently resident in any of the eligible commonwealth countries.
  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020
  • By September 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC typically does not fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to explain as to why you wish to undertake this study.
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high-income country
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this application

How to Apply

How to Apply: To get this opportunity, applicants are in need to apply for scholarship and MSc admission application separately as the following:

(1) Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Application
(2) The University of Lincoln – Apply for the programme (MSc Agri-food Technology)

  • Supporting Documents: Proof of citizenship or refugee status and Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications uploaded to the online application system.
  • Admission Requirements: At the University of Lincoln, entry requirements vary according to the country. Applicants must have first or second class honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification. Before apply for the MSc degree, students must check the entry requirements
  • Language Requirement: English Language requirements may vary depending on your intended course of study. Overseas students are required to have English language proficiency equal to IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

Benefits

The University of Lincoln offers scholarships under the Commonwealth Scholarships Part-funding Arrangement to qualifying Masters and PhD students.

All benefits are as the following:

  • Airfare from your home country to the UK & return at the end of your grant
  • Full tuition fees, Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,110 per month, or £1,362 per month for those studying at universities in the London,
  • Warm clothing allowance,
  • Study travel grant for the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas,
  • Excess baggage allowance, up to an annual approved limit, when returning home

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