CASTME Scholarship for Commonwealth Developing Countries

CASTME Annual Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Science, Technology
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: CASTME
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The CASTME Scholarship is an annual scholarship award for postgraduate students from commonwealth countries to study for Masters Degree at the University of Westminster UK. There is one general scholarship (ie students from any Commonwealth country may apply) and another for students from Mauritius.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how the skills and knowledge they will gain from the course will further CASTME’s aims ( and the millennium development goals ( In particular the candidates will need to show how this award will enable them to enhance the teaching of Science, Technology or Mathematics in their home country.

Applicants must be from a Commonwealth country.

Selection criteria:
Academic excellence, development potential and financial need

Eligible groups
Citizens of any Commonwealth country (including Africa) may apply, and two other students from Mauritius and Antigua

Participating Institutions
University of Westminster, UK

Fields of study
All fields relating to Science, Technology or Mathematics are eligible

Number of awards
About 4 scholarships awards will be given

Scholarship benefits
In summary, full tuition fee waivers, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London.

The scholarship consists of payment of Tuition fees at the University of Westminster, accommodation, flights, visa costs, an arrivals allowance, (for suitable clothing) a book allowance and a living allowance of £400 per month, consisting of £250 cash and £150 food allowance. The value of this award is c. £25,000.

Method of Application
The scholarships procedure is a separate procedure. Therefore, please make sure that you send in a separate application to the Scholarships Office accompanied with:
  • A copy of your results achieved so far in your most recent/current academic study (eg As/A Level, access course or BTEC results achieved so far)
  • A reference letter for your scholarship application>
  • A copy of your offer letter or UCAS confirmation letter
  • Your statement of support (this is Section B of the application form)
  • A copy of your IELTS/TOEFL result. These are English language qualifications, and you are only required to submit this if you are an international or European applicant living overseas.
The scholarship application deadline date is 31st May 2013

Please note:
The scholarships procedure is a separate procedure from the university course admission.

The successful candidate will be required to return home immediately on completion of their degree. They will be expected to be active members of CASTME in their home community.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2013
Open to International students: Yes

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