Fully Funded Scholarships For Open University

Open university hereby open application for her fully funded scholarships for the year 2018. The scholarship is for interested candidates from the countries listed below. The major concern for this scholarship scheme is to aid students most especially Africans achieve their academic goal.

fully funded scholarships

They are fully funded scholarships for candidates in about 24 countries which are;



1) Bangladesh
2) Cameroon
3) The Gambia
4) Ghana
5) Guyana
6) India
7) Kenya
8) Kiribati
9) Lesotho
10) Malawi
11) Mozambique
12) Nigeria
13) Pakistan
14) Papua New Guinea
15) Rwanda
16) Samoa
17) Sierra Leone
18) Solomon Islands
19) Sri Lanka
20) Swaziland
21) Tanzania
22) Tuvalu
23) Uganda
24) Vanuatu and
25) Zambia

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The closing date for applications is 23:59 (BST) on 20 June 2018.

These Scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and are intended to contribute to the development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals in key development areas.

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These fully funded scholarships scheme is for high-quality postgraduate students who wish to access training not available in their home countries, who wish or need to remain in their home country while they study, and who have the potential to enhance the development of their home countries with the knowledge and leadership skills they acquire.



The Open University Masters in Online and Distance Education is studied entirely online. The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for three years’ part-time distance learning, commencing in February 2019. The scholarships will cover the full cost of tuition fees but no other expenses.

To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship to study the Masters in Online and Distance Education you must:

1) Be a citizen of, or have been granted refugee status by one of the eligible developing Commonwealth countries listed above, or be a British protected person; and
2) Be permanently and continually resident in one of the eligible developing Commonwealth countries listed above; and
3) Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases; and
4) Be unable to afford to study your chosen course without this scholarship.



You will also need access to a computer with reliable broadband internet access. You do not need to be working in technology-enhanced learning but you should be interested in developing expertise in this area.

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Updated: May 26, 2018 — 12:52 pm

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