Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS)
The Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID), and UK universities, to support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.
IGHD will have two awards available for 2016-2017.
CSSS applicants should apply directly to the CSC using the Electronic Application System (EAS) http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/eas/applicants/shared-scholarships/. Successful candidates will be selected on the basis of eligibility, qualifications, experience and the supporting statement of the application form. The closing date for the CSSS applications is the midnight of Wednesday, 17th March 2016.
Please note that you will also need to apply to the University for a postgraduate place on one of the programmes which are currently eligible for the scholarship. You must have had an offer (ideally unconditional offer)on the programmeby the closing date for the CSSS application – midnight of Wednesday, 17th March 2016.
For details about the awards and application process, please visit http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates/
For 2016/17, The Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) in Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh is offering awards for the following three MSc programmes:
MSc in Global Health
MSc in Sexual & Reproductive Health
MSc in Social Justice, Development and Health
Students will receive the outcome by or around 31st March 2016.