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Just Announced - Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

14/11/2016


The Mitchell Institute is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a DFID Award, as part of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.

The University has two awards under this scheme to support scholars commencing their studies in 2017-18. The awards are available to students taking the following one year Master's degree programmes:

Each scholarship* normally covers for the successful candidate:

  • Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (arranged by the university)
  • Approved tuition and examination fees
  • Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,043 per month, (rates quoted at 2016-2017 levels)
  • Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a dissertation, where applicable (claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC)
  • Warm clothing allowance and visa reimbursement, where applicable
  • Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas (claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC)
  • Excess baggage allowance, up to an annual approved limit, when returning home (claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC)

*Please note that candidates should be sufficiently fluent in written and spoken English to pursue their proposed studies. A pre-sessional English course is not covered by the scholarship.

For more information in how to apply for the Scholarship please click here.

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