Monday, 13 August 2012

Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens, 2013 UK

Master’s and PhD scholarships for the Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens to study at UK University, 2013 UK
Study Subject(s):All academic disciplines – including medicine, dentistry, and allied sciences – primarily for formal postgraduate study in preparation for a university degree or diploma (such as MSc, PhD, DPH). In medicine and dentistry, scholarships may be awarded for six months of clinical training
Course Level:Master’s and PhD
Scholarship Provider: BIS, UK Aid, The scottish government, Foreign and Commonwealth office,
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: To apply for the awards covered in this prospectus, candidates should: • Be Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons
-Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man
-Be available to commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2013
-Hold, by October 2013, a first degree of upper second class Honours standard (or above); or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification, which will normally be a Master’s degree and
-For enhancing clinical skills in the fields of medicine and dentistry, have qualified as a doctor or dentist between 1 October 2003 and 30 September 2008.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens
Scholarship Description: Awards are tenable at any approved UK university or higher education institution with whom the Commission has a part funding agreement (i.e. those on the list mentioned previously) for a specific programme of study or research and are not restricted to particular subject areas. Awards are to obtain one degree and funding will not be extended to enable candidates to complete an additional or higher qualification than that for which the selection was made. Scholarships are made in respect of fulltime study only and no other courses of study may be undertaken at the same time.
How to Apply: All applications must be made through your nominating agency (or university/university body, if applicable) in your home country. You must check with them in the first instance for specific advice on how to make an application and for their own closing date. The CSC cannot accept any applications direct from candidates.
The CSC expects all Commonwealth Scholarship candidates to be nominated by an approved nominating agency/university/university body, and to have completed an application form using our Electronic Application System (EAS). Full help on how to apply using the EAS is provided in our guides, which should be read in full before making any attempt to use the EAS.
The EAS will close to applicants on 7 December 2012 and no further applications can be made after that date. The CSC will not accept any applications which are not submitted via the EAS to the nominating agency/university/university body in the candidate’s home country.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 7 December 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application

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