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Commonwealth Scholarships for MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) and MSc Global Ageing & Policy (Distance Learning)

Organisation: University of Southampton
Location: Southampton
Website: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ageing/news/2017/03/21-commonwealth-scholarships-for-msc-distance-learning.page?
Contact Email: r.m.willis@soton.ac.uk
Deadline: 12 May 2017

Ten Commonwealth Commission scholarships available for MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) and MSc Global Ageing (Distance Learning) at the University of Southampton, for 2017-18 entry.
On behalf of the Centre for Research on Ageing at the University of Southampton, I am delighted to announce the opportunity to apply for ten Commonwealth Scholarships to study on the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) programme and the MSc Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning) programme in 2017-18. More information about the programmes can be found here: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ageing/postgraduate/taught_courses.page?

This opportunity is open to Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons, who are permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country. Full terms and conditions can be found here: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/distance-learning/info-candidates/

Candidates must have a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in the Social Sciences, or a field relevant to Gerontology and Ageing, and must also fulfil the English language requirements of the University of Southampton. http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ageing/postgraduate/entry_requirements.page?

In order to apply, candidates need to submit two applications, both of which have a deadline of 12th May 2017:

1) One application for the MSc Gerontology programme to the University of Southampton - follow the link on this page: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/postgraduate-applications.page

2) One application for the Shared Scholarship scheme to the Commonwealth Commission - follow the guidance and link on this page: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/eas/applicants/distance-learning/

Applicants are strongly advised to contact Dr Rosalind Willis, Admissions Tutor, on r.m.willis@soton.ac.uk before submitting their applications.