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    CPC member Maria Evandrou is leading a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship programme for MSc Gerontology/ Global Ageing at the University of Southampton in 2019-20.

    Maria is the Head of the Department of Ageing/Gerontology at the University of Southampton. The department, in collaboration with the Centre for Research on Ageing and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, is offering 15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships to study on the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) or MSc Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning) in 2019-20.

    Who can apply?
    Citizens from any Commonwealth country are welcome to apply, although preference will be given to applications from citizens of the Commonwealth countries where the Centre for Research on Ageing is engaged in collaborative capacity building and research projects. These are: Bangladesh, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

    What are the entry requirements?
    Candidates should have a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) Bachelors Honours or equivalent degree in the Economic, Social and Political Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology. Candidates should also have, or plan to take shortly, an IELTS test (minimum 6.5 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each component).

    How do I apply?
    Candidates should apply to BOTH the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission via Electronic Application System (EAS) and to the University of Southampton via Postgraduate applications

    When is the deadline for applications?
    Wednesday 22 March 2019 (NB: Please note that the Commissionís online application system will open on 1 February 2019)

    For more information on the MSc Gerontology (DL) or MSc Global Ageing and Policy (DL) programme, please check our website or email the Admissions Tutor, Professor Athina Vlachantoni at: a.vlachantoni@soton.ac.uk

    For more information about the scholarships and the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, please visit Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

    Posted 22/01/2019 16:36