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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

IMPORTANT: Applications for Commonwealth Distant Learning Scholarships are currently closed for 2022 entry. The information below is relevant to 2022 entrants and is for information only. Applications for candidates wishing to start their studies in September/October 2023 are expected to open in February 2023.

These scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

They are for students from certain developing Commonwealth countries who want to study for a master’s degree online from their home country.

We’re offering 10 of these scholarships for students starting their studies in 2022.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate master’s study.

Subject areas

MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning)

What is covered

This scholarship covers your tuition fee costs.

Who can apply

To apply for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

Candidates should apply to BOTH the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission via Electronic Application System (EAS) and to the University of Southampton via Postgraduate applications.

When is the deadline for applications?

Applications for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are now open and close 15 March 2022 18:00 (GMT). Your application must include all supporting documentation by 17:00 (BST) on 5 April 2022.


For more information on the MSc Gerontology (DL) programme, please check our website or email the Admissions Tutor, Professor Athina Vlachantoni at:

For more information about the scholarships and the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, please visit Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates.


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