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Apply || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

Apply || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

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Apply || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

Apply || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

 

2022/23 Application is currently ongoing for Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

 

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2022: Applying for fully-funded Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships to study, and also achieve a degree program in the United Kingdom for students from developing Commonwealth countries.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are also available to inhabitants of certain of the Commonwealth’s poorest countries. The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funds these scholarships with the goal of contributing to the UK’s international development goals and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and upholding Commonwealth principles.

 

SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

 

Sponsor(s): Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

Location: Participating Institutions in the UK.

Scholarship Type: Full Scholarships.

Study level: Masters

Number of Awards: Several.

Scholarship Worth: Amount not stated, but fully funded.

Nationality:  International Students (Commonwealth countries).


 

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

 

To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates should:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  • Also, 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.
  • Be unable to afford to study the program without this scholarship.
  • Eligible Countries: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.
  • Academic merit of the candidate
  • The potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country

Each participating UK university will also conduct its own recruitment process to select a specified number of candidates for Distance Learning Scholarships. Universities will usually put forward their selected candidates to the CSC which will then confirm that these candidates meet the eligibility criteria for this scheme. Universities will inform candidates of their results upon selection.

 


 

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants for the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2022 must also apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. See a list of participating universities and eligible courses.

You must also secure admission to your course in addition to applying for a Distance Learning Scholarship. |You must also check with your chosen university for their specific advice on when to apply, admission requirements, and rules for applying. You must make your application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system.

Start Application or Access the online application form.

 

 

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED || Commonwealth Distance Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries (2022)

 

Your application must usually include the following supporting documentation in order for your application to be eligible for consideration:

  • At least one reference– submitted directly by the referee to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request)
  • An offer letter to start their chosen course of study in the 2020-2021 academic year – uploaded to the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications (with certified translations if not in English) – also uploaded to the online application system

The CSC will also not accept supporting documentation submitted outside the online application system.

Supporting documentation uploaded to the online application system must be uploaded as files that are no more than 5 MB in size and must be in one of the following formats: PDF, .doc, .docx, .odt, .jpg, .jpeg. Files submitted in any other format (including Zip files and PDF Portfolios) will NOT be accepted.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 18:00 (GMT) ON 15TH MARCH 2022

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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