Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2024 at University of Edinburgh

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2024 at University of Edinburgh

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2024 at University of Edinburgh

The application period is now open for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2024 at University of Edinburgh. The University invites students from developing Commonwealth countries to apply for a fully funded master’s study opportunity for the 2024/2025 academic session.

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme represents a collaborative effort between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and UK universities, including the University of Edinburgh. This initiative aims to provide collective support for Master’s scholarships, enabling students from developing Commonwealth countries who might otherwise face financial barriers to pursue their studies in the United Kingdom.

The University of Edinburgh, located in the capital city of Scotland, is a prestigious institution known for its academic excellence and rich history. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines. The university is renowned for its research contributions, diverse student body, and vibrant campus life. With a commitment to innovation and global engagement, the University of Edinburgh continues to be a leading educational institution, attracting students worldwide.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Commonwealth, DFID and UK Universities

Host Institution(s): University of Edinburgh in UK

Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded to cover:

  • All tuition fees
  • Airfare to and from the United Kingdom
  • Expenses for accommodation and maintenance. Payments for the academic year 2024-2025 are set at £1,347 per month for the program of study.

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: Developing countries

Eligibility for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2024 at University of Edinburgh:

  • Applicants must be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Applicants must be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Applicants must be available to start their academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2024
  • Applicants must by September 2024, hold a first degree of at least upper second-class (2:1) honors standard, or a lower second-class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • Applicants must not have studied or worked for more than one (academic) year or more in a high-income country
  • Applicants must be unable to afford to study in a UK university without this Scholarship
  • Applicants must have provided all supporting documentation in the required format.

Eligible Courses:

Method of Application for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2024 at University of Edinburgh:

To apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme, utilize the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS). For additional information, including guidance on accessing the Electronic Application System (EAS), refer to the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission’s website.

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Application Deadline: December 14, 2023.

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

 

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