These scholarships are intended for students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to afford to undertake Master’s level study in the UK, to gain skills and knowledge which will allow them to contribute to the development of their home countries.
There will be five awards offered between the University of Warwick and Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for entry in 2019/20.
The Taught Masters courses offered for the academic year 2019/20 by the University of Warwick in partnership with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission are the following 6 courses only :
MSc in Healthcare Operational Management - Warwick Manufacturing Group
MSc in Food Security - School of Life Sciences
MSc in Analytical Science and Instrumentation- Chemistry
MA in Gender and International Development - Sociology
MSc in Urban Analytics and Visualisation- Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies
LL.M in International Development Law and Human Rights (IDLHR)- Law
Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees, offer a generous stipend, provide airfare to the UK and return home and an allowance for warm clothing.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person;
Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country;
Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2019;
By October 2019, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study;
Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country;
Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship;
For a list of eligible Commonwealth countries, please see the CSS website.
How to Apply and the Deadline for receipt of applications
Applicants must submit a funding application via the Commission’s online application form by 14 March 2019. No late applications will be considered.
Please visit the CSS website for full details on how to apply for the scholarship.
Applicants must also apply for admission to the University of Warwick by the standard admission process. You should have submitted your application of admission by the 14 March 2019.