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The Global Development Institute (GDI) is pleased to announce the availability of ten scholarships for distance learning, funded by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission (CSC).

These are for applicants from developing Commonwealth countries, covering all tuition fee costs for the MSc in Management and Information Systems (Distance Learning), commencing in January 2020.

Deputy course director Dr Jaco Renken explains more about our distance learning master’s course in Management and Information Systems:

Read what one of our alumni had to say about the course

Eligibility for the scholarships

  1. Applicants must meet the entry requirements for the MSc in Management and Information Systems (Distance Learning), including a first degree of 2.1 standard or above and English language qualification.
  2. Applicants must hold an unconditional offer for the MSc in Management and Information Systems (Distance Learning) programme.
  3. Applicants must also meet the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission entry requirements that they are a citizen of developing Commonwealth country (see list below), refugee, or British protected person; and a permanent resident in a developing Commonwealth country for the duration of the MSc programme.

How to apply

Applicants must apply for both the MSc in Management and Information Systems (Distance Learning) programme and (separately) for the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission scholarship:

The closing date for MSc and CSC scholarship applications is 22 March 2019.

Eligible countries for CSC scholarships

Bangladesh

Cameroon

Eswatini

Ghana

Guyana

India

Kenya

Kiribati

Lesotho

Malawi

Mozambique

Nigeria

Pakistan

Papua New Guinea

Rwanda

Samoa

Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands

Sri Lanka

Tanzania

The Gambia

Tuvalu

Uganda

Vanuatu

Zambia

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