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Commonwealth Scholarships

(19 May 2017)

6 Commonwealth Research Master's Scholarships are available to students and graduates of Durham University wishing to study in South Africa or Sri Lanka.

These Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country. The scholarships are fully funded, including tuition fees, a return flight, an arrival allowance, and a living allowance.

South Africa
Four fully-funded Research Master’s Scholarships are being offered at any ACU member university in South Africa, and are open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than South Africa. The scholarships are tenable in research fields linked to:
• Birds as Key to Biodiversity Conservation
• Climate and Earth Systems Sciences
• Food Security
• Invasion Biology
• Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
• Tree Health Biotechnology

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is offering two fully-funded Master’s Scholarships, tenable either for an MBA at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, or an MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology/Molecular Life Sciences at the University of Colombo. They are likewise open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than Sri Lanka.

Applications from students and graduates of ACU member universities, which includes Durham, are warmly encouraged.

To find out more and to apply, please visit the ACU website. The closing date for applications is Friday 30 June 2017.