Scholarships and Student Funding

Online Commonwealth Scholarships: Surgical Distance Learning

The University has been awarded 15 fully funded studentships across five online Masters programmes within Surgical Sciences.


The scholarship includes full tuition fee and resources to enhance student participation, access and research skills. This includes participation in a summer school; contribution towards student costs of internet access & printing (journal articles, etc); and a contribution to project costs (materials, travel, etc).


The scholarships will be awarded to a candidate who is accepted for admission on to an eligible programme and who are candidates who are citizens of and resident in one of the following developing Commonwealth countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
Eligible programmes:
  • MSc in Surgical Sciences

  • ChM in General Surgery

  • ChM in Trauma & Orthopaedics

  • ChM in Urology

  • ChM in Vascular & Endovascular.



Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2017-18 as the deadline of 12th May 2017 has now passed.