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Full scholarship for Commonwealth nationals for MSc in Climate Change and Development

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    Full scholarship for MSc in Climate Change and Development at University of Sussex/Institute for Development Studies, UK

    A full scholarship (fees plus maintenance and travel) funded through the 'Commonwealth Shared Scholarship' scheme is available for applicants to the MSc in Climate Change and Development programme for entry October 2011.

    Potential applicants must undertake the following process in the order stated.

    1. Check their eligibility for the award (see criteria below)

    2. Submit an application for the MSc in Climate Change and Development using the online application facility at
    Climate Change and Development MSc : Climate change : ... : University of Sussex

    3. Only after applicants have received an offer of a place on the course should they request an application form for the scholarship, be contacting
    climate@sussex.ac.uk. The deadline for applications for the scholarship is 1st May 2011.

    Scholarship Criteria

    Applicants must

    (i) be nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) a Commonwealth developing country, and not currently be living or studying in a developed country (please see the booklet for a list of eligible countries)
    (ii) hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level;
    (iii) be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue the course
    (iv) have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country
    (v) not be employed by a government department (for this purpose the Commission counts this as being employed by a Government Ministry).
    (vi) be able to confirm in writing that neither they or their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
    (vii) be willing to confirm that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete

    Further information

    (i) MSc in Climate Change and Development

    This is unique course that aims to provide state-of-the-art training for the rapidly expanding market for development professionals with specialisation in climate change. The programme is strongly multidisciplinary and students will acquire specialist knowledge of the causes of climate change, the implications for developing countries, and the policy and practice of efforts to mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. Courses are taught by leading researchers in these fields from the world renowned Institute for Development Studies (IDS), the Geography Department and Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU).

    Climate Change and Development MSc : Climate change : ... : University of Sussex


    Tel: +44 (0)1273 877686
    Email: climate@sussex.ac.uk

    (ii) Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

    For full details of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme see