Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Royal Agricultural University

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • A Commonwealth Shared Scholarship covers: Fees, Maintenance costs, Return flights, Dissertation grant, Study travel grant (if applicable) and Arrival allowance.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies, Travel Tuition, Tuition fees
  • Award level:
  • Postgraduate
  • Subject area:
  • Agriculture and related subjects Business, Management and Marketing Sport, Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism
  • Number of awards:
  • Various
Application info

  • Nationality:
  • Commonwealth
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Candidates are expected to hold an Honours degree at First Class or at least at Upper Second Class Candidates must certify that they: are nationals of a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present living or studying in a developed country; have not undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country; are themselves, or through their families, unable to pay to study in the UK; agree to return to their own country to work or study as soon as the award ends. The commission will only consider requests to extend leave to remain in the UK post-award for those wishing to move from Masters to PhD study. Strict conditions will apply. DFID requires that the University certifies when submitting its shortlist of candidates that they are sufficiently proficient in the English language to study at the postgraduate Masters level. This will normally mean that you will have to have satisfied any requirements concerning competence in the English language as a condition of your academic offer. Candidates must also have been offered a place at the Royal Agricultural University on one of the following postgraduate programmes: MSc Business management, MSc International Rural Development, MSc Food Safety and Quality management, MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security.

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