Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (DFID Award)

Queen's University Belfast

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Each scholarship normally covers: Student concessionary or other approved airfare, Approved tuition and examination fees, A personal maintenance allowance of £977 per month and A grant of £225 towards the dissertation.
  • Application deadline:
  • 06-Mar-15*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information. Please contact provider for more details.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Postgraduate
  • Subject area:
  • Business, Management and Marketing Sport, Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism
  • Number of awards:
  • 4
Application info

  • Nationality:
  • Commonwealth
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • The University has received four awards under this scheme to support scholars commencing their studies in 2015/16. The awards are available to students taking the following one year Master's degree programmes: MSc Leadership for Sustainable Development, MSc Leadership for Sustainable Rural Development, MSc in Advanced Food Safety. Applicants must: Be Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons; Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country; Not have undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country; Hold a first-class or upper-second-class level honours degree or equivalent by the specified closing date (6 March 2015); Have applied for and been offered a full time place at Queen's on one of the eligible programmes above; Satisfy the University's English Language requirements for entry to the programme by the specified closing date (click here for further details); Be unable themselves, or through their families, to pay to study in the UK; Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2015; Confirm that you will return to your home country as soon as the award comes to an end. Each scholarship normally covers: Student concessionary or other approved airfare to the United Kingdom and return on expiry of the Scholarship (arranged by the university; funded by the CSC), Approved tuition and examination fees (funded by the CSC), A personal maintenance allowance of £977 per month - rates quoted at 2014-2015 levels (paid and funded by the university), A grant of £225 towards the expenses of preparing a dissertation, where applicable (claimed from the university; funded by the CSC), An initial arrival allowance, including visa reimbursement where applicable (funded by the university), A grant of £200 for expenses for approved study travel within the UK or overseas (claimed from the university; funded by the CSC), Excess baggage allowance for up to 10 kilograms of books only, when returning home (funded by the CSC).
  • Application details:
  • Apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship by 6 March 2015.

Awards from this institution

Queen's University Entrance Scholarship - Sullivan (RBAI) Award
200 This Award offers £200 per annum for 3 years.
Queen's University Entrance Scholarship - Reid-Harwood Award
800 This Award offers £800 per annum for 3 years.
Queen's University Entrance Scholarship - John Sinclair Porter Award
600 This Award offers £600 per annum for 3 years.
Queen's University - China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarships 2015
The award covers: International tuition fees, Maintenance stipend and One economy class return journey to China.
Queen's University Entrance Scholarship - David Russell Lappin Award
600 This Award offers £600 per annum for 3 years
Scholarships Plus Award Scheme for 2015 Entry
2500 You can choose: Option 1: Tuition fee scholarship up to £1,750 plus accommodation and lifestyle benefits OR Option 2: Tuition fee scholarship up to £2,500. The scholarship applies to each year of study subject to the criteria
Alan Graham Fund - Travel Scholarship (2014-15)
800 per year for 1 year only The value of the Scholarship will be £800 (subject to available funds). for 1 Academic year
Douglas Travel Award
500 This travel fund offers £500 for one student to attend a national or international conference.
William and Betty MacQuitty Travel Scholarships 2015
1200 Normally 10 awards of up to £1000 will be made annually by the Scholarships and Awards Group. An additional prize of £200 may also be awarded for the best travel report.