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Distance Learning Scholarship

Distance learning scholarship is a scholarship that enables you to want to study anywhere or in your own country and at the same time want the benefit of international education. This type of study is cheaper because it is an online study.

Distance Learning Scholarship for International Students

There are several distance learning universities as mentioned below.

  • University of the People Online Tuition Free Degrees
  • University of the People
    bachelor’s degree
  • Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Scholarships
  • University of Edinburgh Masters (MS) Degree

Richard Davidson Award-PG Certificate in Global Food Security and Nutrition (online)

Edinburgh Surgery Online: Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors

The Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship

The Garden Scholarship in Surgical Sciences

The Lt Col Jack Wishart Scholarship

The Sanders Scholarship in Clinical Ophthalmology

  • Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
  • DFID/UK Universities Online master’s degree
  • Prince Albert of Monaco II Foundation Climate Change Masters Scholarships
  • University of Edinburgh Masters (MS) Degree
  • UNESCO Master Scholarships for Foreign Students UNESCO Master Scholarships for International Students
  • Foundation Hoffman Scholarship at University of the People
  • University of the People Associate Degree
  • Canon Collins Distance Learning MBA Scholarships for Africans
  • Canon Collins Trust Masters (MS) Degree
  • The HP Women’s Scholarship Fund at the University of the People
  • Flinders University
  • Flinders University International Go Beyond Scholarships in Australia
  • Brentwood Open Learning College in UK
  • BOLC Distance Learning Scholarships
  • Western Union Scholarship Fund at the University of the People
  • University of the People
    Associate Degree
  • Microsoft4Afrika Scholarship at UoPeople
  • Le Cordon Bleu

Culinary Arts and Business Degree Scholarships for International Students

  • JACK & JONES funding for International Students
  • Oxford Home Study Centre

Oxford Home Study College Distance Learning Scholarships

  • University of Sydney

University of Sydney Business School Dean’s Excellence Executive MBA Scholarship

University of Sydney Business School Excellence in Leadership funding for International Students

Full Distance Learning Scholarships for East and South African Students at London South Bank University

  • London South Bank University
    Online Masters (MS) Degree
  • Khan Academy

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed, low and lower middle-income Commonwealth countries, for part-time master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department of International Development. Its purpose is to contribute to the development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals in key development areas.

Its eligible countries include; Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, Guyana’ India, Kenya’ Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, The Gambia, Tuvalu, Uganda
Vanuatu, Zambia. Commonwealth scholarship covers the following;

The scholarship covers all elements of the award including Course tuition fees

  • Grant to contribute to study-related costs
  • Partnership development costs
  • Any UK residential programmes

Return travel from the Scholar’s home country to the UK location

Cost of UK visa

  • Maintenance stipend of £1,084 per month (£1,339 for Scholars in London), to be paid for the full duration of the UK residential. These amounts are set by the UK government for all students on government-funded scholarships and increase annually.

The eligibility Criteria

  • Quality of the course, the quality assurance record, and the track record for delivery of the course through distance learning. Applications are strengthened by copies of any independent/external reports of the programme undertaken in recent years.
  • Learning opportunities provided for students in developing countries, including whether the course takes into account appropriate use of technology, whether course providers can identify a target audience of potential applicants and recruit them successfully, and the factors likely to affect candidates’ successful completion of their studies.
  • Development impact of the course of study, including how the course content can be applied to the specified theme, DFID priority areas, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the subsequent career patterns of course alumni.
  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in a low middle-income 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.
  • Be unable to afford to study the programme without this scholarship.

Benefits of Distance Learning Scholarship

  • If you desire to access your education simultaneously with your jobs or other tasks, distance education is for you.
  • It also provides you with the benefit of international learning by residing in your home country
  • Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships provide full tuition fees and all other compulsory costs of studying a UK Master’s programme by distance learning. This includes the full cost of any residential components of a course.
  • It saves time and money.
  • It doesn’t matter where you live, you can gain your degree from anywhere in the world.

Apply for Distance Learning scholarships offered for international students from African and developing countries by top universities abroad.

CSC Distance Learning Scholarship in 2011

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IWC Water Leader Scholarships 2012-Australia.

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Global Health Master's Scholarships 2010/2011 International-UK

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