Apply for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (CSSS) to study at Kings College, London

Brief Description

Each scholarship provides:

• Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependents, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed) – arranged by the university; funded by the CSC

• Approved tuition fees – funded by the CSC

• Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,110 per month, or £1,362 per month for those studying at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2019-2020 levels) – paid and funded by the university

• Warm clothing allowance, where applicable – paid and funded by the university

• Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC

• Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC

• Excess baggage allowance, up to an annual approved limit, when returning home – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC

Eligibility criteria • Open to residents of the following countries • Zambia, Western Samoa, Vanuatu, Uganda, Tuvalu, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Nigeria, Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Kiribati, Kenya, India, Guyana, Ghana, Gambia, Cameroon, Bangladesh • The 2020/21 CSSS awards at King's College London are open for the following Master's programme only: ◦ MSc Global Mental Health • To apply for these scholarships, you must: ◦ Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person ◦ Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country ◦ Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020 ◦ By September 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC typically does not 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. ◦ Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country ◦ Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship ◦ Be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue the course ◦ Be willing to confirm that you will return to your home country as soon as the period of study is complete ◦ Have submitted all the relevant application materials by the deadline of 18 December 2019 (16:00 GMT). • Applicable subjects • Mental Health Studies, Medicine and health-related studies, International Mental Health, Global Mental Health For more information, click here

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