Wednesday, March 26, 2014

University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships

The Centre for Research on Ageing, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, is offering fifteen scholarships (10 full-time and 5 part-time) for students to study on the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) programme in 2014-15.

Scholarship value
The scholarships cover the cost of tuition fees for the programme, teaching and learning materials, and travel to, accommodation and subsistence for the 4-day MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) Residential Course at the University of Southampton in spring 2015.

Although the scholarships are open to citizens from any Commonwealth country, preference will be given to applications from citizens of the Commonwealth countries where the Centre for Research on Ageing is engaged in collaborative capacity building and research projects. These are: Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Jamaica, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Zambia.

Candidates should have a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) Bachelors Honours or equivalent degree in the Social Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology and Ageing.

Application deadline
The deadline for submitting your applications to the University of Southampton and to the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission is Friday 16 May 2014.

For more information and application please visit the University of Southampton Commonwealth Scholarships page.

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