2017 Manchester University UK GDI Fully Funded Development Scholarships


2017 Manchester University UK GDI Fully Funded Development Scholarships- The Global Development Institute is hereby pleased to announce the availability of nine scholarships for overseas applicants, providing full tuition fee waivers for on-campus Masters programmes commencing in September 2017. Global Development Institute ate the University of Manchester, United Kingdom is the host institution.

  • MSc Development Economics and Policy
  • MSc International Development: Public Policy and Management
  • MSc International Development, Which include they following pathways (Development Management; Environment, Climate Change and Development; Globalisation, Trade and Industry; Politics, Governance and Development Policy; Poverty, Inequality and Development; Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction)
  • MSc Human Resources Development (International Development)
  • MSc ICTs for Development
  • MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development
  • MSc Management and Implementation of Development Projects
  • MSc Organisational Change and Development

Location: United Kingdom

Benefits: Full Tuition Fee Waiver.


  1.   Entrant must already have held an unconditional offer for an eligible Masters programme (please see list above for relevant Masters programmes for each scholarship).
  2. Applicants must be a national of and resident in a DAC-listed least developed, other low-income or lower-middle income country.
  3. TheApplicants or entrant must hold a First Class Honours bachelor’s degree or  it equivalent, and an overall score of 6.5 in IELTS (or similar exam), with 6.5 in writing and no other subsections below 6.0.
  4. Entrant for international scholarships must not have previously studied in an OECD country.


All interested Entrant or Applicants should email a 500-word(Five Hundred word) statement detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership.  The closing date for applications for September 2017 will be 26th day of  May 2017, but early application is advisable.

Application Deadline: May 26, 2017

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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