Scholarship Description: The Open University (OU) has been awarded five fully-funded Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships. The scholarships are available for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries to study the University’s Masters in Online and Distance Education (MAODE).
Scholarship Provider: The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
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.
Degree Level: Scholarships are available to study the University’s Masters in Online and Distance Education (MAODE).
Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Benefits: The scholarships will cover the full cost of tuition fees but no other expenses.
Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships are open to international students.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship to study the Masters in Online and Distance Education you must:
Be a citizen of, or have been granted refugee status by one of the eligible developing Commonwealth countries listed above, or be a British protected person; and
Be permanently and continually resident in one of the eligible developing Commonwealth countries listed above; and
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; and
Be unable to afford to study your chosen course without this scholarship.
- Visit the Masters in Online and Distance Learning website, and the web pages for the modules listed above, to find out more about the programme.
- Read the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships Information for Candidates.
- Complete the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship application form and submit it online. You should complete allsections the application form as fully as possible as the form will be the basis for selection of candidates. Pay particular attention to describing in detail how you intend to achieve in-country benefit as a result of your study of the Masters in Online and Distance Education.
Deadline: June 20, 2018