Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships
Deadline for applications has passed. Information available for reference only.
Eligibility and availability
To apply for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates must:
- Be a citizen of or be granted refugee status from an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
- Be permanently and continually resident in an eligible 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.
- All candidates must provide at least one reference
- All candidates must hold an offer to start their chosen course of study in the 2022
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships may not be held concurrently for more than one course.
If selected for a scholarship, candidates must be and remain resident in an eligible Commonwealth country and must not undertake study towards any other qualification for the duration of their award.
Eligible Commonwealth countries
- The Gambia
- Papua New Guinea
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
How do I apply?
Applicants are required to apply to the University for the MSc Dementia Studies before submitting a scholarship application to Commonwealth Scholarships.
In order to be considered for an award, applicants must hold an unconditional offer of a place on MSc Dementia Studies at the
Applicants must apply for the scholarships via the Commonwealth Scholarship website.
The candidate application round is a two-stage process with two deadlines:
- All applications must be submitted by 17:00 (GMT) on Monday 15 March 2022.
- All applications must include supporting documentation and references by 17:00 (GMT) on the 5 April 2022