The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships supports candidates to study distance learning Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.
Nationals of Commonwealth Developing Countries are encouraged to apply.
Academic Level & Available Courses
Value of Scholarship
Please check with the University/Institution about the value of this scholarship
To apply for the scholarship, you must:
- Be a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or 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
Note: You must also meet the specific eligibility requirements of the course you are interested in.
How to Apply
Before applying to the scholarship, you should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning Scholarship scheme. You must check with your UK university for their specific advice, admission requirements, and rules for applying. Most universities may require you to complete their own admissions application form as well, which may have a separate closing date.
To apply for the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, you must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS).
It is important to read the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2017 Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. All enquiries about these scholarships should be directed to the university to which you wish to apply.
Application Deadline: All applications must be submitted by 23:59 (BST) on 12 May 2017.