Fully Funded: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2019/2020
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered to citizens from low middle income Commonwealth countries. The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funds these scholarships.
Application Deadline: midday 12.00 PM (BST) on 22 March 2019
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 low middle income Commonwealth country
- Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be acceptable in certain cases.
- Be unable to afford to study the programme without this scholarship.
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships provide full tuition fees and all other compulsory costs of studying a UK Master’s programme by distance learning. This includes the full cost of any residential components of a course.
Selection criteria include:
- Academic merit of the candidate
- Potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country
How to apply
You should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. Click here for a list of participating universities and eligible courses.
You can apply for more than one course and/or to more than one university, but you may only accept one offer of a Distance Learning Scholarship.
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