THE OPEN UNIVERSITY / KULIKA UGANDA: MSc in Development Management Commonwealth Scholarship Awards 2015.


The UK Commonwealth Scholarship Commission is sponsoring 15 Scholarships for the UK Open University Master of Science in Development Management.  This is a three year distance learning course, which commences in November 2015.  The course is taught by the world-renowned Open University and is managed locally by Kulika Uganda, a registered not-for-profit organisation with over thirty years’ experience in managing scholarships.

Requirements:   Applicants must:

  1. Be Ugandan or Kenyan nationals
  2. Be employed by a development agency – NGO, government or private sector – and have at least two years’ experience working in Kenya or Uganda on development issues
  3. Have a good undergraduate degree, preferably in a field related to development
  4. Be highly motivated, with a strong, demonstrable commitment to local and national development

Please be aware that if you don’t meet these criteria your application – which takes some effort to complete – will not be successful.

To express interest, in the first instance e-mail   mathias@kulika.org and marie.lacy@open.ac.uk     no later than Friday 24 April with a brief statement giving your nationality, your employer, the length of time you have worked in development, and your degree.  Identify the e-mail subject as: Commonwealth Scholarships: Development Management. Kindly download   csc letter 2015  for more information.

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