Distance Learning Scholarships for International Students 2022

Distance Learning Courses, Training/Short Courses, Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, and PhD Degrees that you should watch out for in 2022.

Commonwealth Distance learning scholarships 2022

The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.

Brief description: 

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities.

Host Institution(s) and Online Courses offered:

See the list of eligible distance learning Master’s courses offered by participating UK institutions for 2021

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

Nationals of Commonwealth Developing Countries:

Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

Scholarship value/inclusions:

A Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship covers tuition fees and study grants where required.

Eligibility:

To apply for the scholarship, you must:

• Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person

• Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country

• Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases

• Be unable to afford to study the programme without this scholarship

• Hold an offer to start their chosen course of study in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Application instructions:

Information for prospective Scholars will be available on the official website on 31 January 2022.

You must apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. You must also secure admission to your course in addition to applying for a Distance Learning Scholarship. You must check with your chosen university for their specific advice on when to apply, admission requirements, and rules for applying.

To apply for the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, you must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS), in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. All applications must be submitted by 17:00 PM (BST) on 26 April 2021 at the latest. Supporting documents must be submitted before 10 May 2021.

It is important to read the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2021 Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. All enquiries about these scholarships should be directed to the university to which you wish to apply.

Deadline: 26 April 2021 (annual)
Study in: any Country
Course starts September 2021

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-distance-learning-scholarships/

Edinburgh Global Distance Learning Scholarships 
The University of Edinburgh will offer scholarships for distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University. Scholarships will be available for students pursuing any distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University. Each scholarship will cover the full tuition fees over three years.

Brief description:

The University of Edinburgh will offer twelve scholarships for eligible part-time distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Edinburgh in United Kingdom

Level/Field of study:

Any part-time distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University.

Number of Awards:

12

Target group:

Angola, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia,  Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati,  Democratic Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Republic of Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Scholarship value/duration:

Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees and will be tenable for the normal duration of the programme of study.

Eligibility:

Scholarships will be available for students commencing any part-time distance learning Masters programme offered by the University in session 2021-2022. Applicants must be nationals of the eligible countries (see above).

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

In order to gain access to the scholarship application system, applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh. Eligible applicants should complete the online scholarship application before 23:59 GMT, 1 June 2021.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline: 1 June 2021 (Annual)
Study in:  any Country (online)
Course starts Sept 2021

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding/postgraduate/e-learning/online-masters

University of the People Tuition Free Degrees
University of the People (UoPeople) offers everyone with internet access the opportunity to pursue Associate and Bachelor Degree Programs in Business Administration and Computer Science online. Tuition fee is free but students are required to pay an application Processing Fee (up to $50) as well as an Exam Processing Fee ($100) per end-of-course-exam. Scholarships are available to cover these fees.

Brief description: 

The University of the People is the Education Revolution. It is the world’s first tuition-free, non-profit, American accredited, online university. With a groundbreaking online learning model and instructors from the world’s foremost academic volunteers, UoPeople offers the opportunity to pursue a high quality and invaluable American degree.

The university offers two-year associate and four-year bachelor’s degree programs in business administration, computer science, and health science, as well as an MBA program. Recently, the University of the People (UoPeople) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) have launched a tuition-free, online Master of Education (M.Ed.).

Host Institution(s):

Founded in 2009 and achieving accreditation in 2014, UoPeople has rapidly gained a foothold in the international arena of online higher education. The university has partnered with Yale ISP Law School for research and New York University, University of California Berkeley and the University of Edinburgh to accept students. The institution has also gained the widespread support of leading academics from renowned universities around the world. Its President’s Council, includes presidents, chancellors, and vice chancellors from universities such as NYU, Oxford, UC Berkeley, Columbia University, The Rockefeller University, Vassar University, the George Washington University, and others.

Fields of study:

UoPeople offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business administration, health science and computer science, as well as an MBA program and a  Master of Education (M.Ed.).

Target group:

Students from all over the world. Currently the university has students from over 200 countries and territories.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Students are asked to pay only an assessment fee at the end of each course ($120 for undergraduate and $240 for graduate studies). Applicants are also asked for a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $60.

For students who might find even these modest fees prohibitive, the university offers a variety of scholarships. Some of the scholarships can be found below:

Simone Biles Legacy Scholarship Fund – open to all students, with priority for those who have been in foster care.

Emergency Refugee Assistance Scholarship Fund – refugees and asylum seekers

Foundation Hoffmann Scholarship – open to all students

UoPeople General Scholarship – open to all students

To see all available scholarships >>

Eligibility:

UoPeople accepts students who have graduated high school, have access to a computer and the Internet and have sufficient English skills to study at the University.

Application instructions:

The admission process is administered in 5 terms annually.  The next deadline is 6 January 2022 with early application deadline of 16 December 2021 for term starting 27 January 2022.  Interested applicants should apply today.

For detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship and the University in general, please visit the official website.

Deadline: 16 Dec 2021/6 Jan 2022 (annual)
Study in:  any Country (online)
Next term starts 27 Jan 2022

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.uopeople.edu

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