Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
Durham University is delighted to be able to offer 5 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for 2013 entry in partnership with the Department for International Development. The scholarships are provided for Commonwealth nationals from developing countries who wish to study a taught Master’s course at Durham University in one of the following subjects:
- Communications Engineering
- International Studies
- Internet Systems and eBusiness
- Medical Anthropology
- New and Renewable Energy
- Risk and Environmental Hazards
- Risk, Health and Public Policy
- Social Work Studies
- Sustainability, Culture and Development
The scheme is managed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and full information is available on their web site at: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates/ .
Each scholarship covers the cost of one return journey between the award-holder's home and Durham (economy class), and provides full payment of tuition fees, a stipend of £917 per month, a grant of £200 towards the cost of study travel, a grant of £225 towards the cost of thesis binding and the cost of up to 10 Kilograms of excess baggage (books only) for scholars returning home at the end of their awards.
- Have applied for a place on an eligible taught masters programme at Durham University;
- Have completed the on-line Commonwealth Scholarship application, at the address below;
Be a national of or permanently domiciled in a Commonwealth developing country.
How to Apply
To apply for a scholarship please indicate on your academic application to Durham that you wish to be considered for one of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships. Please also ensure that you complete the on-line application on the Commonwealth Scholarships web site at https://csc.do-it-online.org.uk/csc/ElectronicApplicationSystem.htm
If you have any queries concerning the entry requirements for your course please contact the relevant departmental postgraduate administrator – departmental contact information can found at https://www.dur.ac.uk/departments/
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Deadline for Applications
The closing date for applications to be submitted both to the University and the Commonwealth Commission is Saturday 13th April 2013
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by Friday 17th May 2013.
Successful scholarship recipients will become part of an international community of scholars, alumni and government agencies, all of whom contribute to the achievements of Commonwealth Scholarships.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- British Virgin Islands
- Falkland Islands
- Papua New Guineas
- St Helena
- St Kitts and Nevis
- St Lucia
- St Vincent
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Tristan da Cunha
- Turks and Caicos
- Western Samoa
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