Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries at University of London 2018/2019 – UK
The University of London is offering numerous Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for individuals from least developed and lower middle-income countries wishing to study a number of University of London programmes
Application Deadline: 20th June 2018 – 23:59 (BST)
Offered Annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Lower and Middle income developing countries. Each School has its specific criteria. See full list of eligible countries in Program Webpage link below.
To Be Taken At (Country): University of London, UK. To be taken at the following schools in the University of London:
- Royal Veterinary College
Field of Study: Commonwealth Scholarships are available for a number of University of London programmes by distance learning:
- MSc Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health (RVC)
- MSc Livestock Health and Production (RVC)
- MA Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies (SAS)
- MSc Clinical Trials (LSHTM)
- MSc Demography and Health (LSHTM)
- MSc Epidemiology (LSHTM)
- MSc Infectious Disease (LSHTM)
Eligibility: To be eligible for these scholarships, you must fulfil the following criteria for the different schools:
Royal Veterinary College:
- A total of nine scholarships for the MSc Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health and the MSc Livestock Health and Production are available.
- You must be a national of a qualifying Commonwealth country and hold the standard entry requirements for your preferred MSc course (including any English language requirements).
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine:
- Be a citizen of, or have been granted refugee status by, an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person.
- Be a permanent resident of an eligible country.
- Hold an offer to study an eligible MSc course (meeting the relevant entry requirements).
- Be unable to take up this offer without financial support.
School of Advanced Study (SAS): To qualify, you must meet the entry requirements by holding an undergraduate degree (e.g. bachelor) comparable to a UK upper second class honours degree, plus English language requirements.
Number of Awards:
- Royal Veterinary College: 9
Value of Award:
- The awards are worth the full course fee for candidate’s chosen MSc programme
- The schools also provide academic direction for these distance-learning programmes, including online resources and annual residential teaching workshops.
Duration of Program: 2 years
How to Apply:
- Firstly, you must apply for the master’s degree, as you will need an offer to join the course before you can apply for the scholarship.
- Secondly, submit an application to the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships scheme.
For the Royal Veterinary College, to apply, complete the following steps:
- On the Commonwealth Scholarships website, select ‘Apply now’.
- Register as a new user.
- Complete the Scholarship Application Form [Word]
- Email this and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are successful at this stage, you will be notified that you can progress to Stage 2 of the process (end of August).
Award Provider: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission