A total of 10 scholarships available for students from Sierra Leone and the Northern and Western regions of Zambia to study for the MSc by Distance Learning in Poverty Reduction Policy and Practice at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP).
The scholarships cover full course fees for the MSc degree and are awarded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom.
CeDEP Scholarship Programme Objectives
The Scholarship Programme offering MSc courses through distance learning has been designed with the specific purpose of building capacity within countries, by equipping successful students with knowledge that can be applied towards solving development problems that contribute to poverty reduction objectives.
The distance learning approach enables direct application of learning, and does not remove the student from the workplace.
We especially seek to reach development professionals who do not have good access to higher education at their current location.
MSc Scholarships Eligibility
To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship, applicants need:
MSc Scholarships Application
You should indicate on the form (under item 16) that you are that you have applied for a Commonwealth Scholarship.
Application Deadline: 16 May
For more scholarship information and application materials, see: MSc Scholarships in Poverty Reduction