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University of Stirling Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2019/2020 for Developing Commonwealth Countries

The University of Stirling has the opportunity to award 10 scholarships for the 2019/2020 academic year.  

Application Deadline: 22nd March 2019

Eligible Countries: 

For the MSc in Dementia Studies eligible countries include:

  • Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

For the MSc in Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing eligible countries include:

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

To Be Taken At (Country): Scotland, UK

About the Award: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support students from developing Commonwealth countries to undertake postgraduate study at a distance or via online learning.

Fields of Study: Eligible courses include:

  • MSc in Dementia Studies (5 awards)
  • MSc in Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing (5 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.

Number of Awards: 10

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 one of the eligible courses 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 at the University of Stirling before the Commonwealth closing date of midday 12.00 pm (BST) on 22 March 2019.
  • Applicants must apply for the scholarships via the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS).

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