Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
International scholarships are the best options for the brilliant students who want to live their educational dream. But most of the student from underdeveloped countries let their dream die due to financial issues. There is an option for those students in the form of fully funded or partially funded awards. The commonwealth work for the Commonwealth countries. They provide opportunities for them to reach the top of academic achievements. In Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for applicants from the lower-middle-income and least developed Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s program on the selected courses, jointly sponsored by UK colleges. The awards do not include Ph.D., undergraduate courses or any pre-sessional English language teaching.
The UK Department for International Development (DFID is financing these awards. The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships allow the motivated and talented individual to gain the skills and knowledge required for sustainable development. These awards aim to let those student study in the UK who cannot afford it.
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BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS
DEADLINE: 14 March 2019 (annual)
HOST INSTITUTE: Participating Univeristy
DEGREE: Master Degree
- Science and technology for development
- Strengthening health systems and capacity
- Promoting global prosperity
- Strengthening global peace, security, and governance
- Strengthening resilience and response to crises
- Access, inclusion, and opportunity
TARGETED AUDIENCE: Bangladesh
Papua New Guinea
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS and FUNDING:
Each award provides approved examination and tuition fees, allowed airfare from your homeland to the UK and the return after the finishing od the program. A stipend at a rate of £1,084/ month, or £1,330/ month for those who are studying at colleges in London metropolitan area (rates priced at 2018-2019 levels), and excess baggage allowance, study travel grant, warm clothing allowance
The scholarships are for one year only.
MANY SCHOLARSHIPS: not specific
To apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, applicants must:
• Be the citizen of or have the granted refugee status by the eligible Commonwealth country, or be the British Protected individual
• Be the permanently resident in the developing Commonwealth region
• by the commencement of the UK, academic year in September/October 2019 applicant should be available to start the academic studies in the UK.
By October 2019, hold the first degree of an upper second class (2:1) standard, or the second class degree and the relevant a Master’s degree)
• they have not worked or studied for one (academic) year or more in a developed region
• Be unable to support study in the UK without this awards/
Papua New Guinea
HOW TO APPLY?
- You must apply to study the available Master’s course at the UK institute that is participating in the Shared Scholarship scheme. You must achieve admission to your program in addition to applying for the Shared Scholarship. You should check with your chosen institute for their particular advice on when to ask, admission need, and criteria for applying.You should make your form using the CSC’s online application system. All candidates should be offered by 16.00 (GMT) on 14 March 2019. Each college has its closing date for admissions.