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Scholarship Alert: Masters scholarships for residents of Commonwealth countries in UK

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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The UK-based University of Southampton (UoS), in collaboration with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), has announced three masters scholarship for permanent residents of Commonwealth countries. The scholarship aims to support talented students from Commonwealth countries, including India, who would not otherwise be able to study a masters programme in the UK.
 
The scholarships are available for nine courses offered by University of Southampton starting September 2019. These are: MSc Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing (AGISRS); MSc Demography; MSc Diabetes Best Practice; MSc Education; MSc Electrochemistry and Battery Technologies; MSc Gerontology; MSc Global Health; MSc Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care and MSc Sustainability. 
 
The scholarships cover full-tuitions fees, approved airfare from their home country to the UK and return at the end of the programme, a monthly stipend of £1,084 for living allowance and a study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or oversea, as well as baggage allowance, up to an annual approved limit, when returning home. If applicable, warm clothing allowance and thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation will also be given.
 
The applicant must not have studied or worked for at least one academic year in a high income country. Also, the applicant must be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship. All the applicants need to receive an unconditional offer from the university in order to be eligible. Before applying, they also need to meet the English language requirements.
 
For details visit: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/
 
Deadline: March 14, 2019.
 

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