Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered to citizens from low middle income Commonwealth countries. Moreover, these scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, as well as sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. In addition, it has a purpose to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals in key development areas.
High-quality postgraduate students who wish to access training not available in their home countries, who wish or need to remain in their home country while they study, as well as who have the potential to enhance the development of their home countries with the knowledge and leadership skills they acquire.
To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates should be:
Selection criteria include:
Application must include the following supporting documentation by 12:00 PBST) on 5 April 2019 in order for candiates application to be eligible for consideration:
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Open to||Specific Countries|
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