2019 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme at University of Strathclyde Glasgow

Deadline: March 7, 2019.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in partnership with UK universities. These scholarships are intended for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries for full-time Masters study on selected courses. These Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

 

SCHOLARSHIP THEME

These Scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • 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 an eligible Commonwealth country;
  • be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year;
  • hold a first degree of *at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Masters degree);
  • not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country;
  • be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.

*Candidates who hold a first degree with first class honours will be given preference.

 

ELIGIBLE COURSES

The eligible courses for 2019 are:

MSc Finance

MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering

MSc Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment

MSc Environmental Engineering

MSc Forensic Science

MSc Pharmaceutical Analysis

 

BENEFITS

The scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees, living costs per month, travel to the UK and return home at the end of the scholarship and other expenses.

 

FURTHER ENQUIRY

 

[email protected]

 

OFFICIAL LINK

 

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

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