Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2020/2021- Apply now

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries.  The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to offer five scholarships for full MSc fees from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for the following distance learning programmes to start October 2020.

  • MSc Clinical Trials
  • MSc Epidemiology
  • MSc Infectious Diseases
  • MSc Public Health

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships Benefits:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Full cost of any residential components of a course and
  • All other compulsory costs of studying a UK’s Master’s programme by distance learning

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships Eligibility:

  • Hold a first degree of at least Second class (2:1) standard, a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases.
  • Citizens from an eligible Commonwealth Country
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth Country
  • Be unable to afford to study your chosen course without Scholarship

Successful candidates will be selected from those who have been offered a place on one of the distance learning MSc programmes and whose applications clearly demonstrate the following:

  • how their work experience aligns with the distance learning MSc programme they wish to study;
  • how acquiring the MSc award would be essential to further developing their career;
  • how the skills and qualification obtained from their distance learning studies would benefit the institution at which they work; and
  • how the skills and qualification would impact on the development of their home country.

How to apply

Applicants must apply via the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission application system and must have an offer of a place on the programme first by applying for the MSc programme through the University of London Worldwide.

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Application Deadline

The application deadline is 16.00 (GMT) on Monday 4 May 2020.

All supporting documentation – which must include an offer letter from the University of London confirming a place on one of the above distance learning programmes and at least one reference – must be provided no later than 16.00 (GMT) on Friday 22 May 2020.

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission application system