Vikash Sharma

The Ministry of Education has invited online applications for the 2024 Commonwealth Master’s scholarship Tenable in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is for pursuing full time Master’s degree courses for the September/October 2024 session. The scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC), UK.

The Scholarship is broadly offered under six developmental themes:

Science and technology for development

Strengthening health systems and capacity

Promoting Global Prosperity

Strengthening global peace, security and governance

Strengthening resilience and response to crisis

Access, inclusion and opportunity

As per the official notification released by the Ministry of Education, the last date for online application is October 17, 2023.

Eligibility

The applicant must be a permanent resident of India.

The applicant must be available to start his/her academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2024.

By September 2023, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard (in the Indian context, this means a minimum of 60% marks in graduation), or a second-class degree (2:2) (in the Indian context, this means 50-59% marks in graduation) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree.

“If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study. MBA program is not covered under this scholarship,” the notification read.

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