The awards cover a 50% waiver of the 2010 overseas tuition fee and are open to applicants who receive an offer for one of the following IDPM programmes:
MSc in Globalisation and Development
MA in International Development: Public Policy and Management
MSc in Industry,Trade and Development
MSc in ICTs for Development
MSc in Organisational Change and Development
MSc in Management and Implementation of Development Projects
MA in International Development: Politics and Governance
Eligibility for the award is as follows:
Applicants must be a national of and resident in a developing country of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America or Oceania. Please contact the School`s admissions office if you are unsure if you are eligible to apply for this award.
Applicants must not have previously studied in a developed country (short/language courses excluded).
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to cover the remaining tuition fee and living costs for the duration of the programme.
Applicants must hold or achieve a UK second class honours, upper division or above, or its International equivalent, in their Bachelor`s degree.
Applicants should submit the following documents by email to
Recruitment and Admissions Administrator,
School of Environment and Development;
CV detailing academic and professional experience (no more than two sides of A4)
500 word personal statement outlining any professional or personal experience relevant to the programme of study
Details of how the remaining tuition fee and living expenses will be covered for the duration of the programme. Applicants who are unable to provide this with their bursary application will not be considered for the award.
Applicants will be reviewed according to the following criteria:
English Language ability
Professional Development related work experience
Personal experience relating to Development
Future career aspirations and progression
The deadline for applications for Master`s Bursaries is Friday 28th May 2010.
Successful applicants will be contacted in July 2010.
Applications for the Master`s programmes can be submitted online!
General enquiries prior to a formal application can be made to:
Recruitment and Admissions Administrator