Commonwealth Scholarship (Distance Learning)

Distance Learning

Commonwealth Scholarship

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Masters study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK Universities.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Masters study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK Universities. 

Queen’s University Belfast has five Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships to support scholars commencing the MSc Global Food Security (Food Safety) in September 2018.


For further details about the course content and entry requirements please refer to:

For further details regarding the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships including eligibility criteria, application and selection process please refer to:

Timetable for 2018

How to Apply

Candidates must apply for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship via the EAS Portal by 20 June 2018.  It is recommended candidate(s) should wait until an offer of a University place has been confirmed before applying for the scholarship on the EAS portal. 

Value Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships provide full tuition fees for studying a UK Master’s course by distance learning.  There are no residential components for the eligible course at Queen’s.

For a full list of eligible Countries see terms and conditions available at:

Queries about Commonwealth Shared Scholarships at Queen’s should be directed initially to the graduateschool@qub.ac.uk. 

Queries about Admission should be sent to: intl.student@qub.ac.uk.