The University of York has been awarded 10 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSCUK) for 10 students.
The University of York is a research-intensive plate glass university located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centers, covering a wide range of subjects
- Application Deadline: March 3, 2019
- Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Masters Degree courses at the University of York.
- Study Subject: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships by the Commission in the United Kingdom (CSCUK) for students joining the Masters of Public Administration – International Development, commencing their studies in September 2019.
- Scholarship Award: The awards themselves are funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).
- Number of Scholarships: 10 scholarships are available.
- Nationality: Developing commonwealth countries
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: Students from following developing commonwealth countries can apply for these scholarships.
List of Countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Rwanda, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Virgin Islands (British), Zambia and Zimbabwe
- Entrance Requirements: Scholarships are available to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
- a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person
- permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
- hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
- are working in or with public organizations, including NGO’s, aid agencies and local/national government departments, and can demonstrate throughout their application that they are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals
- can dedicate at least 15 hours each week to their studies with a number of study sessions being over 2 hours in length
- meet the University Entry Requirements for the programme (see the ‘Entry requirements’ on the course web page)
- English Language Requirements: If they’re a non-native English speaking applicant they must provide evidence of their English language ability.
How to Apply: To participate in this scholarship, applicants must submit an online application form through the given link: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/distance-learning/