DFID Shared Scholarship Scheme
Awarded by Heriot-Watt University
To assist students from developing Commonwealth countries to come to the UK for a 1-year taught Master's degree when they would otherwise be financially unable to do so.
Country of study is Scotland, United Kingdom.
The award has an upper age limit of 35 years with preference given to applicants under 30 years of age. Government employees are ineligible. Awards made must be relevant to the economic, scientific and social development of the applicant's home country which must be a part of the Commonwealth.
Tuition fees plus a maintenance grant, arrival allowance and return air fare
Applicants should apply through their school of study.
Association of Commonwealth Universities
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