Online masters degree is available from the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for developing Commonwealth Countries. If you are interested to join the scholarship programme, please read on this article below.
The scholarships programme is hosted by Commonwealth at DFID or UK Universities through online masters degree. The closing date is by 20 June 2018. For your information, it is one of annual scholarships that you can apply. The course will starts on September 2018. As you can see on its name, it is a Distance Learning programme for those who come from developing or least developed countries. It means that the students come from lower income Commonwealth countries. This is a part-time Master’s study by distance learning on chosen courses at UK Universities.
The scholarship will grant full tuition fees of the registration and all other important costs for the recipients of a UK Master’s course by distance learning method. This method is very useful because you don’t need to live and study in UK. For your information, it also consists of complete cost of any residential components of a course offered by the UK Universities. Here are the eligibility criteria that you have to consider as follow:
- You must be a residence of or have already been confirmed as refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person. If you don’t meet this following criterion, it is hard for you to win the scholarship. provide the evidence or proof that you are eligible citizen
- You must be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country. This is the main criterion of the scholarships that you must prove in your application.
- You must have a first degree of minimum upper second class (2:1). It can be a lower qualification and sufficient related experience. The host institution may consider these cases.
- You must not be able to afford yourself to study the selected course without the funding from the scholarship. If you can afford this scholarship by yourself, you don’t need the scholarship surely.
How to Apply
Some steps must be done by the applicants of the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for developing Commonwealth Countries if they want to apply the programme. It is important in order to secure admission to the picked course while applying the scholarship. When you apply the application, you must have an offer to begin your picked course in the 2018/19 academic year. You have to ensure your selected UK university through their specific advice, admission requirements and rules for submission. Mostly, the universities provide their own admissions application form, and it is usually by different closing date.
You can submit your application through the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS). This is an additional application you have to provide beside of other application required by the university. This application must be submitted before 20 June 2018. In other words, this is the deadline of the scholarships. You can start submitting your application of Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for developing Commonwealth Countries through this following link. It also contains the terms and conditions of the scholarships that you have to understand.