2021 University of Sussex IDS Graduate Scholarship for Nationals of Low or Lower-Middle Income Country.

Deadline: April 30, 2021.

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is delighted to offer at least one scholarship to encourage high achieving scholars from the Global South to study for a master’s degree commencing in 2021. IDS Graduate Scholarships are supported by a number of generous funders including the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and Dr Purna Chander Kotagiri Fund.

These scholarships are available to international students from low- or lower-middle-income countries who have accepted a full-time place on an IDS master’s degree. Preference for one scholarship will be given to female students from Africa or Asia. Priority for all scholarships will be given to those who have the greatest potential to make a difference in their home countries after completing the degree.

ELIGIBILITY

The scholarship is only open to applicants who are nationals of and currently living in a low or lower-middle income country. For details please refer to the World Bank’s country list.
Applicants:

  • Must have proven academic skills and an established career with a track record of excellence and achievement in the field of development
  • Must be able to demonstrate, through your previous experience and future plans, that you are committed to working for development – be it educational, economic, social or cultural – in your home country
  • Must not have studied nor worked in a high-income (developed) country
  • Must meet all of IDS and the University of Sussex’s general entrance requirements.
  • Must have received an unconditional offer on a full-time taught IDS master’s degree (see our list of IDS master’s courses) by 30 April 2021 (it is possible to apply for the scholarship before receiving an offer of a place).

SCHOLARSHIP

Up to £18,500 for fees and up to £11,000 for essential living costs

APPLICATION

Applications for the scholarship award should be submitted via our online IDS Scholarship Application Form.

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