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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK 2024 – Fully Funded

Opportunity Deadline

March 28, 2024
Master Degree
All Nationalities
Male, Female, Both
United Kingdom

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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK 2024 – Fully Funded

Applications for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK 2024 – Fully Funded are open to international students. Both males and females can apply for this scholarship. The offered level of study is Masters degree. Through this scholarship, Students can study various programmes and fields. It is a fully funded scholarship in the United Kingdom and it is provided by UK Department for International Development. Domestic students can not apply for this scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is 28 March 2024.

The Commonwealth Distance Learning programme is one of three Master’s programmes offered by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission.

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) provides the UK government scholarship scheme led by international development objectives. It operates within the framework of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship plan (CSFP) and offers a vivid demonstration of the UK’s enduring commitment to the Commonwealth. By attracting individuals with outstanding talent and identifiable potential from all backgrounds and supporting them to become leaders and innovators on returning to their home countries, the CSC’s work combines sustainable development with the UK national interest and provides opportunities for international partnerships and collaboration.

Purpose: Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to access training and skills required for sustainable development not available in their home countries.

Intended beneficiaries: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidate from eligible low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to undertake part-time taught Master’s study with UK universities while remaining in their home countries.

Brief details about Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK

  • Degree: Masters
  • Country: UK
  • Provider: UK Department for International Development
  • Type: Fully Funded
  • Eligible nationals: International students =
  • Deadline: 28 March 2024

Benefits Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK 2024

  • Tuition fees
  • Studying expenses for Master’s program by distance leaning.

Requirements of Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships in the UK 2024

  • 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 a developing Commonwealth country.
  • Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases.
  • Be unable to afford to study the programme without this scholarship.

Eligible countries

  • Bangladesh
  • Belize
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Dominica
  • Eswatini
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • The Gambia
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia

Available courses:

  • Science and Technology For Development
  • Strengthening health systems and capacity
  • Promoting Global Prosperity
  • Strengthening Global Peace, Security, and Governance
  • Strengthening Resilience and Response to Crises
  • Access, Inclusion, and Opportunity.

Required document for Common Wealth scholarship

  • Proof that they are a citizen or have refugee status in an eligible Commonwealth country: a copy of a valid passport (or national ID card) showing a photograph, date of birth, and country of citizenship.
  • Full transcripts detailing all higher education qualifications, including up-to-date transcripts for any courses currently being studied, with certified translations if not in English. Where any transcripts are missing or do not include all pages, the application will be considered ineligible. 
  • References from at least two individuals, in PDF format, signed and on institutional letterhead or an email clearly showing the sender’s details. 

How to apply for Common Wealth Scholarship 2024?

  • Check your eligibility
  • Choose you course
  • Apply to the course
  • Apply for the scholarship
  • Submit your application before deadline

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