Global Development Institute Merit Awards

  • Master
  • 15 June 2022

The Global Development Institute (GDI) is the UK’s largest university-based postgraduate centre specialising in international development and has an extensive range of related master's courses.

Eligibility

Applications are open to citizens of Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia or Uganda that have not previously studied outside of Africa. Applicants are required to: • be a resident citizen of Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia or Uganda and have not previously studied outside Africa; • hold a bachelor’s degree with an Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) classification or its international equivalent; • have at least three years of relevant post-graduation work experience (this does not include unpaid internships or voluntary work); • have a clear idea of how studying in Manchester will benefit both their career and the wider community.

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Benefits

The GDI offers a number of Merit Awards for academically excellent professionals applying for a GDI campus-based master’s course for September entry. The awards cover tuition fees, living expenses, flights to the UK and visa costs.

Application

The application process opens on 11 March and closes on 15 June at 5pm (GMT).

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