March 22, 2013

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries at Sheffield Hallam University

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS) at Sheffield Hallam University

Course(s) Offered: Several
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Sheffield Hallam University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Sheffield Hallam University participates in the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS) and welcomes applications from students for this prestigious award.

Eligibility
To meet Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) eligibility criteria, candidates must
  • be nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) a Commonwealth developing country, and not be currently living or studying in a developed country
  • hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level
  • be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue the course
  • have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country
  • be able to confirm in writing that neither they nor their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
  • return to their home country within one month of the end of their course
  • be applying and enrolling on a course with Sheffield Hallam starting in 2013/14 academic year
  • have an unconditional offer from Sheffield Hallam University
Eligible groups
Open to all citizens of developing Commonwealth countries (please see list on official site via link below)

Participating Institutions
Sheffield Hallam University, in the UK

Fields of study
Courses in the following subject areas are eligible:
Number of awards
In 2013/14 (September intake) Sheffield Hallam University is going to allocate four CSSS scholarships.

Sponsorship duration
Usually the whole duration of the graduate degree program

Scholarship benefits
The award covers tuition fees, living and travel costs for the duration of a Masters course.

Method of Application
Guidance on how to apply can be found on the CSSS website. How to apply information can be found on the 'Information for candidates' page.

DEADLINES:
The deadline for applications is 12 April 2013.

Important note:
Please ensure that all necessary documents are included in your EAS online application as failure to do so will delay your application and reduce your chances of success.
You can add documents as a PDF to your online application or send them to ias@shu.ac.uk quoting your EAS application number indicating that you have already applied online.

For queries about the online system please contact eas@cscuk.org.uk.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 12 April, 2013
Open to International students: Yes

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