We are very pleased to inform Interested applicants that the University of Birmingham welcomes applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme for those who wishes to acquire a Postgraduate Taught Masters program at the Institution.The deadline of the application is 31st March,2018.
Important Things To Note
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries including Nigeria
Eligible Field of Study: Cancer Sciences, Economic Development and Regeneration, Economics.
Value of Scholarship: The award is financed jointly by the University and the DFID. The award will cover:
Full tuition fees
Air fare to and from the United Kingdom
Immigration Health Surcharge costs
A one-off arrival allowance payment of approximately £950
Thesis expenses of £225
Study travel grant up to £200
Excess baggage allowance for books up to 10kg on the return flight.
¶Applicants must hold a first degree at first class level.
¶ Applicants must be under the age of 30 at the time the award begins.
¶Applicants must be nationals of a Commonwealth developing country.
¶ Applicants must not be living or studying in a developed country presently.
¶Applicants must be unable to pay to study in the United Kingdom.
¶Applicants must have completed their undergraduate studies.
¶Applicants must also have been offered a place at the University of Birmingham on one of the following postgraduate programmes:
MSc Clinical Oncology (School of Cancer Studies)
MSc Development Economics (Dept of Economics)
One must submit an application to both the University of Birmingham and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission before applying for the scholarship.One can complete the University’s application through the online Commonwealth Shared Scholarship application form. One must complete the Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS) to submit Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.Visit the site below for complete guide on completing this form can be found at http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates .