Commonwealth Split-site Doctoral Scholarship
Kochi,Oct 17,2012: The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom has offered Commonwealth Split-site Doctoral Scholarship tenable in the United Kingdom for the year 2013. These scholarships are available in all disciplines including Medicine and Dentistry.
Eligibility: - Be Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons
- Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
- Be available to commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2013
- Hold, by October 2013, a first degree of upper second class Honours standard (or above); or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification, which will normally be a Master’s degree AND
- For enhancing clinical skills in the fields of medicine and dentistry, have qualified as a doctor or dentist between 1 October 2003 and 30 September 2008.
Duration: 12 months’ non-degree study in the United Kingdom on a Split-Site basis to aid the completion of a doctoral degree undertaken at a university in the candidate’s home country.
Applications: Application must be submitted using the Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS), a link to which is available on website at http://bit.ly/cscuk-apply. The form can be downloaded, saved and completed electronically but should then be printed three(3) times and submitted to UGC duly signed by the Vice-Chancellor (in case of University/Colleges) and Executive Head (in case of Institution) along with office seal and with all the required supporting documents (attested copies of original) so as to reach the “Section Officer (IC Section), Room No.508-A, University Grants Commission, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 on or before 26th October, 2012.
The Envelope Containing the application should be subscribed as, “Application for Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarship tenable in United Kingdom for the year 2013”. The candidate is requested to be ready to complete their EAS application by 07th December 2012 in U.K, if selected.
For details, logon to the link: http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/0806400_CommonwealthSplit-siteDoctoralScholarship2013.pdf