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9 Distance Learning Scholarships on MSc Agroforestry & Food Security or Tropical Forestry // 28 March 2023

The School of Natural Sciences at Bangor University has secured up to 9 distance learning scholarships from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) for 2023 entry. These scholarships are for 3 years part time study on either MSc Agroforestry & Food Security or MSc Tropical Forestry. During years 1 and 2, students study ‘taught modules’ which are assessed via individual and group coursework assessments and exams. Year 3 is a self-directed dissertation. Scholarships are worth £18,000, which covers tuition fees and a generous bursary to enable scholars to attend a compulsory two-week study tour scheduled to be held overseas in the 2024-2025 academic year. A small study grant is also available to help scholars with study costs associated with distance learning (e.g. internet usage). The current scholarships are only available for entrants who are able to start the programme in September 2023.

Scholarships are available for applicants from the following developing commonwealth countries: Bangladesh, Belize, Cameroon, Eswatini, Gabon, Ghana, India, Kenya Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, The Gambia, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.

Institution:  School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University
Submit application by:  Tuesday 28 March 2023, 16:00 (GMT)

Details:  https://www.bangor.ac.uk/sns/commonwealth-scholarship-commission