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22 April 2010 | Education


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The aim of the scholarship is to enable academically outstanding students from developing Commonwealth countries to experience a postgraduate British education which would otherwise be out of their reach due to financial constraints. The successful candidate will receive payment of programme tuition fees, the cost of air fares to and from the UK, a maintenance stipend of about £800 per month and additional bursaries for thesis costs and study-related travel

Although applications for this scholarship are open to scholars from all developing Commonwealth nations, DMU is giving preference to nationals of Ghana for the 2010/11 academic year. Only one scholarship is available and will be based on academic merit.

The scholarship is available for the following DMU Masters programmes: MSc Project Management, MSc International Business and Corporate Social Responsibility, MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship, MSc International Business and Finance, MA Applied Health Studies, MSc Advanced Health and Professional Practice, Masters in Research, MA Youth and Community Development Studies, MA Health and Community Development Studies, MA/MSc Design Innovation, MA Design Entrepreneurship, MA Architectural Design, MA in English Language Teaching, MSc Mechatronics, MSc Information Systems Management, MSc Computing and MSc Information Technology.

Candidates must be a national of a developing Commonwealth country, hold an offer from DMU for one of the above Masters programmes, either hold or expect to obtain a first degree at either first class or upper second class level, be fluent in written and spoken English, be able to commence studies in September 2010, not have previously studied for a year or more in a developed country, be permanently domiciled in a developing Commonwealth country. Candidates must not presently be living or studying in a developed country, not be employed by a Government department or parastatal organisation, be personally unable, or unable through their families, to pay for UK study and will return to their home country as soon as their award comes to an end.

To apply for the scholarship, applicants must choose their course, complete and submit an application form. Submit your application to DMU's International Admissions Office preferably via email, no later than 30 April 2010. The successful student will be notified in June 2010. For more information visit:

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