Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships aim to stimulate development in Commonwealth countries by helping talented students to access carefully chosen, high-quality postgraduate courses offered by UK universities. The University of Liverpool’s 100% online, APHEA-accredited Master of Public Health has been selected for 10 Distance Learning Scholarships.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Ghana||Maldives||St Helena||Tanzania|
|Bangladesh||Gibraltar||Mauritius||St Kitts and Nevis||Tonga|
|Barbados||Grenada||Montserrat||St Lucia||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Belize||Guyana||Mozambique||St Vincent and The Grenadines||Turks and Caicos|
|Cayman Islands||Kiribati||Pakistan||Solomon Islands||Virgin Islands (British)|
|Dominica||Lesotho||Papua New Guinea||South Africa||Zambia|
|Falkland Islands||Malawi||Pitcairn Islands||Sri Lanka||Zimbabwe*|
* Awards offered to build the capacity of civil society organisations.
Before you can apply for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, you must apply for the MPH online programme and be admitted by the University. Please complete the details in the Request Information section below and an Enrolment Advisor will contact you to help you through the application process. Please tell your Enrolment Advisor that you wish to apply for this scholarship.
After you have been admitted by the University, you must complete a separate application for the scholarship by 1 May 2017 using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS). For detailed instructions on how to submit this application for the Distance Learning Commonwealth Scholarship click on this link.
The online application form for the scholarship will ask you to:
We recommend that you inform your referees that after your application is submitted, they will receive an email asking them to view your application and write a reference. In their reference, they should cover:
For detailed instructions on how to submit this application for the Distance Learning Commonwealth Scholarship click on this link.
All applicants must meet the entry requirements for the MPH programme, including the English language component, to be admitted by the University.
In addition, the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission requires scholarship applicants from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda and Sri Lanka to provide results of an academic IELTS test taken no earlier than October 2015. The requirement is a score of 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in every section. These results must be submitted to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission by 12 May 2017.
My experience as a Commonwealth Scholar on the online MPH programme has helped me learn lots of things from fellow professionals from diverse backgrounds. This degree has given me the tools to craft and analyse health policies in relation to HIV testing. I have been able to use my experience and education to shape such policies in my region.Valarie Opollo - Health - Research Officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control (KEMRI/CDC), Kenya MPH student - Commonwealth Scholar 2014