Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship for Medical Graduates 2021

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has invited applications for the Distance Learning Scholarship 2021. Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are fully funded scholarships that are funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office. The Distance Learning Scholarships are offered to individuals to study for a UK Masters degree while residing in their home country.
If you are ambitious, have a learning potential, and a strong academic background, then don't miss this unique opportunity to study at a UK University while residing in Pakistan.
Also See: How to Apply for FCPS Part-I (Click Here)

Fields of Study

Access, Inclusion, and Opportunity

University of Southampton
  • MSc Neonatology

Science and Technology for Development

University of Edinburgh
  • MSc Conservation Medicine
  • MSc Global Health and Infectious Disease
  • MSc One Health

Strengthening Health Systems and Capacity

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • MSc Global Health

Queen Mary University of London
  • MSc Cancer and Clinical Oncology
  • MSc Cancer and Therapeutics
  • MSc Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine
  • MSc Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • MSc Gastroenterology
  • MSc Orthopedic Trauma Science
  • MSc Trauma Science (Military and Humanitarian)

University of Dundee
  • MSc Infection Prevention and Control

University of Edinburgh*
  • MSc Clinical Education
  • MSc Global Challenges
  • MSc Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Family Medicine
  • MSc Surgical Sciences
  • ChM in General Surgery
  • ChM Trauma and Orthopedics
  • ChM in Urology
  • ChM in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • MSc Clinical Management of Pain

University of Stirling
  • MSc in Dementia Studies

University of Strathclyde
  • MSc Prosthetic and Orthotic Rehabilitation Studies
  • MSc Prosthetic Rehabilitation Studies
  • MSc Orthotic Rehabilitation Studies
  • MSc Rehabilitation Studies

Note: You can apply for more than one program.

*Deadline to apply in University of Edinburg is 12th April 2021.

Are you Eligible?

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  1. Must be a Pakistani Citizen and permanently residing in Pakistan.
  2. Hold an equivalent Undergraduate Upper Second class 2:1 honors degree (Min 60% marks for Pakistani Degree).
  3. Be unable to afford to study without the Distance Learning Scholarship.

Note: You must also meet the eligibility criteria of the University to which you are applying.

What the Scholarship will Cover?

Full Tuition Fee and study grants of the Program. 

Selection Criteria

Selection criteria include:
  1. Academic Merit of the candidate
  2. Potential Impact of the work on the development of Pakistan

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Documents Required

  • ID Card / Passport
  • Transcripts
  • One Reference submitted directly by the referee
  • An Offer Letter of the University

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should apply to the UK University / Universities and are required to fill the online application form of the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship. Create a new account and login to fill the form.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to secure admission to a UK University before 10th May.

Note: Applications must be submitted online by the deadline. However, you can upload the supporting documents, including the offer letter by 10th May 2021.

Last Date to Apply: 26th April 2021
Last Date to Upload Documents: 10th May 2021
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