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100% Commonwealth Shared Scholarship at University Of Birmingham, UK 2020

The University of Birmingham is offering scholarship opportunities to students from developing countries who are looking o acquire a scholarship program at the Institution.

Eligible Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

To be taken at (country): UK

Eligible Field of Study: Cancer Sciences, Economic Development and Regeneration, Economics.

Type: Postgraduate taught masters

Number of Awardees: 1

Value of Scholarship: The award is financed jointly by the University and the DFID. The award will cover:

  • A one-off arrival allowance payment of approximately £950
  • Thesis expenses of £225
  • Study travel grant up to £200
  • Full tuition fees
  • Maintenance stipend
  • Air fare to and from the United Kingdom
  • Immigration Health Surcharge costs
  • Excess baggage allowance for books up to 10kg on the return flight

Duration of Scholarship: 1 year


  • Applicants must be unable to pay to study in the United Kingdom
  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate studies
  • Applicants are expected to hold a first degree at first class level and be under the age of 30 at the time the award begins.
  • Applicants must be nationals of a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present living or studying in a developed country
  • Applicants must also have been offered a place at the University of Birmingham on one of the following postgraduate programmes:
  • MSc Clinical Oncology (School of Cancer Studies)
  • MSc Development Economics (Dept of Economics)

How To Apply: Interested applicants are advised to apply for this scholarship, you must submit an application to both the University of Birmingham and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

You can complete the University’s application via our online Commonwealth Shared Scholarship application form . To submit your Commonwealth Scholarship Commission application, you must complete the Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS). Guidance on completing this form can be found at http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates.

Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

Application Deadline: 18 December 2019

Award Provider: UK Department for International Development (DFID) and The University of Birmingham