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2013/15 IOE-Commonwealth Commission Distance Master’s Scholarships in UK

The Institute of Education, University of London in partnership with the Aga Khan Foundation in Kenya is offering 15 distance scholarships. The bursaries are  for students from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda for pursuing master’s programs. The studentships are provided for MA courses in Education & International Development; Education, Gender & International Development; Education, Health Promotion & International Development and Educational Planning, Economics and International Development. All applications for these awards must be made through the Aga Khan Foundation in Kenya, and not through the IOE or the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission.

Study Subject(s): These Aga Khan Foundation opportunities are for pursuing  Education and International Development MA , Gender and International Development MA, Health Promotion and International Development MA and Educational Planning, Economics and International Development MA at Institute of Education in London in UK.

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Course Level: The bursaries are provided to study in Masters at Institute of Education in London in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Institute of Education and the Aga Khan Foundation in Kenya.
The award can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -A degree course from a recognized university in education, economics, development or related studies.
– Minimum 2nd Upper Class Prospective students must be citizens and residents of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda Relevant experience in a developing country context.
-Must be proficient in English language (shortlisted applicants may be required to do an English language proficiency exam.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda can apply for IOE-Commonwealth Commission Scholarshipsthis application .

Description: The IOE is once again partnering with the Aga Khan Foundation in Kenya to offer 15 distance scholarships in the following programmes, for students from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The Institute of Education is a college of the University of London and an international centre of excellence in education and related social sciences.   The Institute, which is ranked top in the UK for education research, offers an unrivalled range of teacher training, masters programmes and doctorates to challenge, inspire and support students’ progress throughout their career in education.

Number of awards offered: 15 opportunities are offered.

Duration of award(s): Two years of part-time study (a combination of distance learning and face to face modes)
• The first year and one term is spent studying at least two modules online in your home country
• This is followed by study at the IOE in London (January – March 2015) during which students complete the remaining modules
• Students then return home to complete their dissertation or report
• In total students usually undertake 4 modules and a dissertation.

What does it cover? The sponsorship will cover the cost of tuition fees for the course, travel and living expenses for the period of study in London.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Application Form should be submitted via email to [email protected] or via post marked “Scholarship Opportunity”. Please note that applications submitted directly to the IOE & CSC will not be accepted; and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

application Deadline: The masters programmes deadline for applications is 5 April 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application