9 Fully-Funded GDI Development Leadership Scholarships

Posted: May 2, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Europe, Masters, UK
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9 Fully-Funded GDI Development Leadership Scholarships: Global Development Institute, GDI Development Leadership Scholarships at Manchester University

 The Global Development Institute (GDI) is offering nine scholarships for overseas applicants. The award would provide full tuition fee waivers for on-campus Masters programs.

Course Starts: September 2017

The scholarship can be taken at: Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Study Subjects:

  • Development Economics and Policy
  • International Development: Public Policy and Management
  • International Development, including the following pathways:
  1. Development Management;
  2. Environment, Climate Change and Development;
  3. Globalization, Trade and Industry;
  4. Politics, Governance and Development Policy;
  5. Poverty, Inequality and Development;
  6. Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction
  • Human Resources Development (International Development)
  • ICTs for Development
  • Management and Information Systems: Change and Development
  • Management and Implementation of Development Projects
  • Organizational Change and Development

Number of Awards: nine scholarships would be given

Nationality: national of and resident in a DAC-listed least developed other low-income or lower-middle income country.

Scholarship value: Full tuition fee waivers


  • Applicants must already hold an unconditional offer for an eligible Masters program listed above
  • Applicants must be a national of and resident in a DAC-listed least developed, other low-income or lower-middle income country.
  • Applicants for international scholarships must not have previously studied in an OECD country namely: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, korea, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
  • Applicants must hold a First Class Honours bachelor’s degree or 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.

How to apply:

The applicant needs to, along with the application form, email a 500-word statement detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership.

Application Deadline: The closing date for applications for September 2017 will be 26 May 2017, but earlier application is advisable.


Quick Overview—————
Organization Manchester University
Fellowship Level Masters
Country      United Kingdom
Subject Areas Illustrated above
Fellowship Amount Full tuition fee waiver
Eligibility As illustrated above
Deadline 26th  May 2017


Detailed information about the scholarship


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