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UK – CASTME Scholarship for postgraduate students from Commonwealth Countries 2013

Scholarship Name: CASTME Scholarship at University of Westminster

Brief description

CASTME Full Masters Scholarship for students from commonwealth developing countries at the University of Westminster UK 2013

Accepted Subject Areas?

Fields of study relating to Science, Technology or Mathematics

About Scholarship

The CASTME Scholarship is an annual scholarship award for postgraduate students from commonwealth countries to study for Masters Degree at the University of Westminster UK. There is one general scholarship (ie students from any Commonwealth country may apply) and another for students from Mauritius. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how the skills and knowledge they will gain from the course will further CASTME’s aims (castme.org) and the millennium development goals (un.org/millenniumgoals). In particular the candidates will need to show how this award will enable them to enhance the teaching of Science, Technology or Mathematics in their home country.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

Academic excellence, development potential and financial need

The successful candidate will be required to return home immediately on completion of their degree. They will be expected to be active members of CASTME in their home community.

Who is qualified to apply?

Applicants must be from a Commonwealth country.

How Many Scholarships are available?  About 4 scholarships awards

What are the benefits?

Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London

The scholarship consists of payment of Tuition fees at the University of Westminster, accommodation, flights, visa costs, an arrivals allowance, (for suitable clothing) a book allowance and a living allowance of £400 per month, consisting of £250 cash and £150 food allowance. The value of this award is c. £25,000.

Eligible African Countries

For students from any Commonwealth country (including Africa) may apply, and two others for students from Mauritius and Antigua

To be taken at (country): University of Westminster UK

What time of year does Application Close?

Scholarship Application Deadline is 31 May 2013

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

The scholarships procedure is a separate procedure. Therefore, please make sure that you send in a separate application to the Scholarships Office accompanied with:

  • A copy of your results achieved so far in your most recent/current academic study (eg As/A Level, access course or BTEC results achieved so far)
  • A reference letter for your scholarship application>
  • A copy of your offer letter or UCAS confirmation letter
  • Your statement of support (this is Section B of the application form)
  • A copy of your IELTS/TOEFL result. These are English language qualifications, and you are only required to submit this if you are an international or European applicant living overseas.

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage



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