Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarship, University of Oxford
Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarship: The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the University of Oxford to support students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.
The 2012 Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarships(Covers 100% university fees & living costs)
Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:
- Hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level
- Be aware that sponsoring institutions are asked to give priority to candidates under the age of 30 but may give reasons for wishing to make exceptions for older candidates
- Have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country
- Not be employed by a government department (at national level) or a parastatal organisation (employees of universities are normally acceptable, however)
- Be able to confirm in writing that neither they or their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
- Be willing to confirm that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is completeLevel of study: Taught Master’s coursesLinacre College: Environmental Studies courses ONLY; Worcester College: any subject relevant to the aims of the scholarship.Scholars must be willing to confirm that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete
The awards will cover university and college fees, a grant for living expenses, return air travel to the UK.
For more scholarship information and application, see: Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarship, University of Oxford Website