University of Manchester Graduate Scholarships For International Students, 2016

The Institute of Development Policy and Management (IDPM) is a top destination for postgraduate students and offers an array of funding opportunities, including strategic use of our own resources.

University of Manchester is inviting applications for equity and merit scholarships for study by distance learning. The scholarships are aimed at academically excellent young professionals with at least two years’ post-graduation work experience who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study for a uk qualification. Scholarships cover all tuition fees, course materials and examinations

Field(s): Scholarships are provided in MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development and MSc  Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) at University of Manchester.

Deadline: 26 September 2015

Funded By: University of Manchester.


‣ The Equity and Merit Scholarships are aimed at academically excellent young professionals with at least two years’ post-graduation work experience who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study for a UK qualification.

‣ You should meet all the following criteria:

  • be a resident citizen of Tanzania, Uganda or Rwanda and have not previously studied abroad;
  • hold a First or Upper Second class degree;
  • have a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience;
  • have a clear idea how studying  for an online masters would benefit both your career and the development of your home country;
  • have achieved a grade C in English Language at Tanzania or Uganda Certificate of Secondary Education level or have a minimum IELTS result of 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other subscores (please note that a certificate of proficiency from a local universitycannot be considered as evidence of your level of English language proficiency).

Selection criteria

‣ The scholarships will be awarded on merit-base.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ Applications are submitted via online.

‣ Applicants do not need an offer of admission to apply for the scholarship.

‣ Please don’t apply online ( Online Application) for academic admission.

‣ Scholarship Application Due date : 26 September 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Equity and Merit Scholarships



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