International Commonwealth Scholarship

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International Commonwealth Scholarship: The School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Bangor University, UK,  is pleased to offer a postgraduate distance-learning course in Tropical Forestry, which is aimed specifically at international students who have been awarded a scholarship by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC).

Up to 15 scholarships are available for applicants from the following developing commonwealth countries to study for our MSc Tropical Forestry by distance learning:

Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

The scholarships are worth over £12,000 to cover tuition fees plus a generous bursary to enable scholars to attend a study tour which will be held overseas in July/August. A small study grant is also available to help scholars with internet, computing and other distance learning study costs.

This distance learning M.Sc. is borne from the success of the SUTROFOR programme, combining the relevant expertise from Bangor University and University of Copenhagen to offer you the very best distance learning M.Sc. in Tropical Forestry.

Our distance-learning course is designed to provide students with training in the subject of tropical forestry, understanding of the scientific, academic and practical principles which underpin forest conservation, protection and management and forest ecosystem function and the interrelationships between government, industry and communities’ forests and associated land-use.

Suitable applicants include individuals working in forestry/forest-related industries/natural resource management, particularly in the fields of planning, regulation, policy, monitoring and environmental protection.

The course is also suited to individuals working in forestry education who wish to further their knowledge and expertise in order to improve their teaching.

Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.

Application Deadline: 16 May

For more scholarship information and application materials, visit: International Commonwealth Scholarship

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