COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS TENABLE IN UNITED KINGDOM 2017/2018

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above mentioned awards which are tenable in Universities and institutions of higher learning in United Kingdom.  The awards are intended for Ghanaian men and women of high intellectual promise who will be expected to make significant contribution to the achievement of the overall development objectives of the country on their return from their studies.

 

The Commonwealth Scholarships are for the following levels of study:

  • Masters (One year)
  • Ph.D

 

ELIGIBILITY:      

Candidates should satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Be Ghanaian citizen resident in Ghana
  2. Applicants for Masters Degree must have First Class or second Class Upper.
  3. Applicants for Doctoral studies should have at least 2nd Class (Upper) and a relevant Masters degree in related/relevant fields.
  4. Candidates must not be above 35 years for Masters Degree and above 45 years for Doctoral studies
  5. Applicants must obtain admission from a University in the United Kingdom.
  6. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

SUBJECT AREAS

  • Education
  • Health
  • Economic Growth and the Private Sector
  • Governance and Conflict
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Humanitarian Disasters and Emergencies

MODE OF APPLICATION

  1. Interested candidates with the requisite qualifications are required to apply to the address stated below.
  2. Applicants should state clearly their proposed field of study or research and in addition produce originals of certificates at the interview
  3. Medical Officers within the public service should obtain formal clearance from the Director of Manpower, Ministry of Health in support of their applications
  4. Candidates serving in Government Departments or in other Public Service Organizations must pass their applications through the Heads of their Organizations.

                       

SUBMISSION

Applications should be submitted to the Registrar, together with the following documents

  1. Certified copies of University record
  2. A research proposal with study plan
  3. Certified copy of birth certificate
  4. One (1) recent passport size photograph
  5. Copy of National Service Certificate

 

CLOSING DATE

Not later than 5th OCTOBER, 2016

Applicants may hand in applications personally to the same address.

                                                           THE REGISTRAR

                                             SCHOLARSHIPS SECRETARIAT

                                                              P.O. BOX M75

                                                                     ACCRA

For further information visits website: http:/ly/bit/cscuk-scholarship-developing-cw

 

 

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WOULD BE REFERRED TO THE COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP COMMISSION, UK FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION.