The University of Manchester’s Scholarships for ICT4D Masters

The University of Manchester’s Scholarships for ICT4D Masters

IDPM student funding opportunities

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.

IDPM Development Leadership Scholarships

IDPM is pleased to announce three IDPM Development Leadership Scholarships, providing a full tuition fee waiver for on-campus Masters programmes commencing in September 2015, valued at up to £16,000.

Eligibility for the award is as follows:

  1. Applicants should already hold an unconditional offer to study on an IDPM Master’s programme.
  2. Applicants must be a national of and resident in a country included in the list below.
  3. Applicants must not have previously studied in a developed country.
  4. Applicants must hold a first class honours first degree or equivalent, and an overall score of 6.5 in IELTS (or similar exam), with 6.5 in writing and no other subsections below 6.0.

To apply, applicants should email a 500-word statement, detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership.

You should email your statement to Michael Ruppli: using the subject line ‘Development Leadership Scholarship Application’ and quoting your University of Manchester ID number.

The closing date for applications for September 2015 is Friday 29 May 2015.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in June 2015.

Eligible countries

Afghanistan Guinea-Bissau Philippines
Angola Guyana Rwanda
Armenia Haiti Samoa
Bangladesh Honduras Sao Tome and Principe
Benin India Senegal
Bhutan Indonesia Sierra Leone
Bolivia Kenya Solomon Islands
Burkina Faso Kiribati Somalia
Burundi Kosovo South Sudan
Cabo Verde Kyrgyzstan Sri Lanka
Cambodia Lao People’s Democratic Republic Sudan
Cameroon Lesotho Swaziland
Central African Republic Liberia Syrian Arab Republic
Chad Madagascar Tajikistan
Comoros Malawi Tanzania
Congo Mali Timor-Leste
Côte d’Ivoire Mauritania Togo
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Micronesia Tokelau
Democratic Republic of the Congo Moldova Tuvalu
Djibouti Mongolia Uganda
Egypt Morocco Ukraine
El Salvador Mozambique Uzbekistan
Equatorial Guinea Myanmar Vanuatu
Eritrea Nepal Viet Nam
Ethiopia Nicaragua West Bank and Gaza Strip
Gambia Niger Yemen
Georgia Nigeria Zambia
Ghana Pakistan Zimbabwe
Guatemala Papua New Guinea
Guinea Paraguay

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