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University of Nottingham Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2019/2020 for Masters Students in Developing Countries

The University of Nottingham is delighted to offer this scholarship in partnership with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) for students holding an offer in selected subject areas.

Application Deadline: 14th March 2019 (16:00 GMT)

Eligible Countries: Developing Commonwealth countries

To be taken at (country): UK

Fields of Study: 

  • MSc Advanced Nursing
  • MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis
  • MSc Economics and Development Economics
  • MA Education
  • MSc Midwifery Studies and Maternal and Newborn Health
  • MPH Public Health
  • MPH Public Health (Global Health)


Type: Masters

Eligibility: An interested candidate can apply for this scholarship if they:

  • are a Commonwealth citizen, refugee or British protected person permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country (please see the CSC’s webpage in link below for a list of eligible countries) AND;
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND;
  • have not studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country AND;
  • are unable, either yourself or through your family, to pay to study in the UK AND;
  • are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate AND;
  • by August 2019, hold a first degree of either first or upper second class (2:1) classification, or lower second class (2:2) classification plus a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a masters degree) AND;
  • hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme at Nottingham in September 2019 in one of the following courses above

Selection: Application for admission to study at Nottingham must be received at least six weeks before the scholarship closing date to allow time for our Admissions office to process the application and confirm your offer, before you can apply for the scholarship.

Number of Awardees: 7

Value of Scholarship: Fully-funded scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries:

  • 100% of tuition fees;
  • return airfare to the UK;
  • a maintenance award and additional allowances

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of program

How to Apply: You must make your scholarship application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS).

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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