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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

The Global Development Institute (GDI) is pleased to announce the availability of five scholarships for distance learning, funded by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC).

These are for applicants from developing Commonwealth countries, covering all tuition fee costs for the MSc in Management and Information Systems (Distance Learning), commencing in January 2018.
Eligibility for the scholarships is as follows:
  1. Applicants must meet the entry requirements for the MSc M&IS (DL) including a first degree of 2.1 standard or above and English language qualification.
  2. Applicants must hold an unconditional offer for the MSc M&IS (DL) programme.
  3. Applicants must also meet the CSC entry requirements that they are a citizen of developing Commonwealth country (see list below), refugee, or British protected person; and a permanent resident in a developing Commonwealth country for the duration of the MSc programme.
How to apply

Applicants must apply for both the MSc M&IS (DL) programme and (separately) for the CSC scholarship:
The closing date for CSC scholarship application is 12 May 2017. In order to ensure that the necessary MSc M&IS (DL) offer has been received, applicants are advised to apply as early as possible, and not later than 14 April 2017.

Eligible countries for CSC scholarships

Anguilla
Kiribati
Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Lesotho
Seychelles
Bangladesh
Malawi
Sierra Leone
Barbados
Malaysia
Solomon Islands
Belize
Maldives
South Africa
Bermuda
Mauritius
Sri Lanka
Botswana
Montserrat
Swaziland
Cameroon
Mozambique
Tanzania
Cayman Islands
Namibia
Tonga
Dominica
Nauru
Trinidad and Tobago
Falkland Islands
Nigeria
Turks and Caicos
Fiji
Pakistan
Tuvalu
Ghana
Papua New Guinea
Uganda
Gibraltar
Pitcairn Islands
Vanuatu
Grenada
Rwanda
Virgin Islands (British)
Guyana
St Helena
Zambia
India
St Kitts and Nevis
Zimbabwe*
Jamaica
St Lucia
Kenya
St Vincent and The Grenadines
* Awards offered to build the capacity of civil society organisations

Source: http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/study/taught-masters/fees-and-funding/funding-opportunities-gdi
 
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