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IDS graduate funding opportunities for International Students in UK, 2018

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is offering six scholarships for international (Non-UK/EU) students. These opportunities are awarded to encourage high achieving scholars from the Global South to study for a master’s degree commencing in 2018.

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global institution for development research, teaching and learning, and impact and communications, based at the University of Sussex.

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If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: June 4, 2018
  • Course Level: The studentships are available to study for a master’s degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
  • Award: Up to £15,500 for fees and up to £11,000 for essential living costs
  • Number of Awards: There are six scholarships available.
  • Nationality: The studentships are open to International (Non-UK/EU) students.
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility::

  • Eligible Countries: The studentships are open to international students.
  • Entrance Requirements: The grant is only open to applicants who are nationals of and currently living in a lower or middle income country. For details please refer to our lower and middle-income country list (PDF).
    Must have received and accepted an offer of a place on an full-time taught IDS masters degree (see our list of IDS masters courses);
    Must have proven academic skills and an established career with a track record of excellence and achievement in the field of development;
    Must be able to demonstrate, through your previous experience and future plans, that you are committed to working for development – be it educational, economic, social or cultural – in your home country;
    Must not have studied nor worked in a high-income (developed) country;
    Must meet all of IDS and the University of Sussex’s general entrance requirements.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

To be considered for the IDS Graduate Scholarship, you must have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible IDS master’s degree. Applications for the Award should be submitted via our online IDS application Form.

Online Application

Scholarship Link