Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

Brief description:

The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.

Host Institution(s) and Online Courses offered:

A list of eligible Master’s courses offered by participating UK institutions for 2017 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships is available on the official website.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

Nationals of Commonwealth Developing Countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

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.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To apply for a scholarship, you must complete your application for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship using the Electronic Application System (EAS). Before applying, you must check with your UK university for their specific advice and rules for applying. You will be required to complete a university application form in addition to your EAS application form.  All applications must be submitted by 23:59 (BST) on 3 May .

It is important to read the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2016 prospectus 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.


Official Scholarship Website:

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