2022: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – University Of Edinburgh, UK

University of Edinburgh

Scholarship Description:
Under 2022: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – University Of Edinburgh, UK applications are being invited from eligible candidates. International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at University of Edinburgh . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 15/03/2022

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for All Subjects taught at University of Edinburgh

Funded by: University of Edinburgh.

Scholarships are being offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) to citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries wanting to study an Online masters programme at the University of Edinburgh.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed, low, and lower-middle-income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities. These scholarships are funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.

Sponsor Value

Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees and will be tenable for up to three years of part-time study .

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded to students who have applied for admission on a part-time basis for the MSc International Development (Online Learning) programme within the School of Social and Political Studies commencing in the 2022-2023 academic year.

To apply for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be a citizen of or be granted refugee status from an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently and continually 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
  • All candidates must provide at least one reference
  • All candidates must hold an offer to start their chosen course of study in the 2022.

Full information on eligibility criteria can be found here.

Application Procedure

This is a TWO PART process

PART ONE: Apply to the programme at the university, search for your eligible On-line Masters of choice on our Degree Finder.

To secure an offer you must meet the University of Edinburgh entry requirements, including demonstrating English language competency.   Applicants are highly encouraged to inform the admission team about the intention to apply to the CSC scholarship scheme in order to meet the 14th of March deadline.

PART TWO: Once you have received an offer from the University of Edinburgh, apply to the Commonwealth Scholarships, information on how to apply can be found here.

Before applying, please be sure to read the Eligibility information on the Commonwealth Scholarships webpage.

Remember you must include all supporting documentation.

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