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University of Stirling Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2020/2021 for Developing Commonwealth Countries

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University of Stirling Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2020/2021 for Developing Commonwealth Countries

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support students from developing Commonwealth countries to undertake postgraduate study via online learning. The University of Stirling has the opportunity to award 10 distance learning scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Application Deadline: 13th April 2020

Eligible Countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Cameroon
  • Eswatini
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia

To Be Taken At (Country): Scotland, UK

No attendance at the University of Stirling is required.

Fields of Study: Eligible courses include MSc Dementia Studies (10 Awards)

 Type: Masters

Eligibility: 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.

Value of Award: The Commonwealth Scholarship covers all elements of the award, including tuition fees, partnership development costs, and any residential programmes.

Duration of Program: 1 Year

How to Apply: 

  • Applicants are required to apply to the University for the eligible course noted above, before submitting a scholarship application to Commonwealth Scholarships.
  • In order to be considered for an award, applicants must hold an unconditional offer of a place on MSc Dementia Studies at the University of Stirling before the Commonwealth closing date of 16.00 (GMT) on 13 April 2020
  • Applicants must apply for the scholarships via the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS).

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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