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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID) and UK universities, to support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID) and UK universities, to support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

Lancaster Environment Centre will once again be offering one Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for the academic year 2014-15. This scholarship is available to nationals of West African countries applying for the MSc Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation programme.

Further details of eligibility and conditions of the award.

This scholarship will cover all costs associated with studying at Lancaster, including tuition fees and a monthly stipend to cover living expenses. The cost of travel to Lancaster University and the return to your home country is also included.

There will be significant competition for this scholarship: LEC will award the scholarship, in consultation with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, to the most outstanding West African candidate for the MSc Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation programme. To be considered you must meet all the entry requirements and have been offered a place on this programme.

Applications must be made through the University's online application system no later than Friday 28 February 2014, and you must indicate on your application that you are applying for a specific award. You must also complete an EAS form on the Commonwealth Studies Commission website, immediately following the submission of your application to Lancaster University. If you do not do this, your application will not be considered.

We will not accept applications received after February 28 2014.

Wed 13 November 2013