DFID Scholarship, UK

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Scholarship Description:

DFID Scholarship, UK is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Department for International Development Scholarships

About Scholarship: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, set up by DFID in 1986, represent a unique partnership between the United Kingdom government and UK Universities. To date, more than 3,500 students from developing Commonwealth countries have been awarded Shared Scholarships. Without these awards they would not otherwise have been able to benefit from UK higher education.

The aim of the scheme is to assist students from developing Commonwealth countries who are of excellent academic calibre but for financial reasons would not otherwise be able to afford to study in the UK. The scheme allows them to benefit from postgraduate study at a university in the UK which will help them to contribute toward the development of their home countries.

Study: Various of the course offered by the university

Course Level: Postgraduate

Scholarship By: Department for International Development (DFID)

Location: UK 


•Are a national of one of the countries listed and not at present living or studying in a developed country.

•hold a first degree at either first class or upper second-class level

•have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country

•are themselves, or through their families, unable to pay to study in the UK

•will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete. In some circumstances a student may be permitted to remain in the UK if seeking doctoral study and they satisfy certain strict conditions 

Scholarship Open for: The students of developing Commonwealth countries can apply 

Duration: One year

Value: The award covers tuition fees, return airfares and living costs (£917 per month) for a one-year taught Masters programme. 

Selection Criteria: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, satisfactory references and a personal statement of not more than 500 words. 

Apply: Online

Deadline: 22nd March 2013

Further Information: http://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/international/DFID.html

Degree Level:

DFID Scholarship, UK is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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