The University Of New York Offers Post Graduate Scholarship

By Divya

The University of York has been awarded 15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSCUK) for 10 students joining the online Masters in Public Policy and Management program and 5 students joining the Masters of Public Administration - International Development program, commencing their studies in September 2017.

What is the Course Level of the scholarship?

Scholarships are available for pursuing Masters Degree courses at the University of York.


What is the Study Subject?

Scholarships are available in Public Policy and Management program and Masters of Public Administration- International Development at the University of York.

The number of Awards: 15 scholarships are available.

Scholarship Award: The awards themselves are funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).

When can the scholarship be taken?

The scholarship can be taken in the UK.


Students from following developing commonwealth countries can apply for these scholarships. Indian students can grab this scholarship from The New York University.

Eligibility Criteria:

Scholarships are available to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:

  • A citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person
  • Permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country.
  • To 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.
  • Are working in or with public organizations, including NGO's, aid agencies and local or national government departments, and can demonstrate throughout their application that they are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Can dedicate at least 15 hours each week to their studies with a number of study sessions being over 2 hours in length.
  • Meet the University Entry Requirements for the program (see the 'Entry requirements' on each course web page).
Scholarships for Pg students

College Admission Requirement:

Entrance Requirement:

Applicants must 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.

English Language Requirements:

If they're a non-native English speaking applicant they must provide evidence of their English language ability.

International Scholarships:

How to Apply?

  • Full instructions for the Electronic Application System (EAS) are contained on the Scholarship Commission's website.
  • Apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship.

Important date to remember:

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is May 12, 2017.

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