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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

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 5 of these scholarships for students starting their studies in 2021.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate master’s study.

Subject areas

This scholarship is for study on:

What is covered

This scholarship covers your tuition fee costs.

Who can apply

To apply for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

  1. Check that you meet all scholarship and programme eligibility criteria before you begin. English language requirements must be met at point of application. Please ensure that you have the required documentation ready.
  2. Express an interest in applying by emailing the MSc Neonatology Programme Lead with a copy of your CV. They will be in touch to advise on suitability to continue with the process.
  3. If the MSc Neonatology programme lead has advised that you are eligible to proceed, please apply for the MSc Neonatology programme using our online postgraduate application form.
  4. Please also apply for this scholarship on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website. All candidates must hold an offer to start their chosen course of study in 2021.

Applications for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are now open and close at 17:00 (BST) on 26 April 2021. Your application must include all supporting documentation by 17:00 (BST) on 10 May 2021. 

Further information

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission provides more information on this scholarship.

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