Institute of Development Policy and Management Scholarships, University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester


May 29, 2015


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The Institute of Development Policy and Management (IDPM) is a top destination for postgraduate students and offers an array of funding opportunities, including strategic use of our own resource. 

DPM Development Leadership Scholarships

IDPM is pleased to announce three IDPM Development Leadership Scholarships, providing a full tuition fee waiver for on-campus Masters programmes commencing in September 2015, valued at up to £16,000.

Eligibility for the award is as follows:

  1. Applicants should already hold an unconditional offer to study on an IDPM Master’s programme.
  2. Applicants must be a national of and resident in a country included in the list below.
  3. Applicants must not have previously studied in a developed country.
  4. Applicants must hold a first class honours first 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.


To apply, applicants should email a 500-word statement, detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership.

You should email your statement to Michael Ruppli: the subject line 'Development Leadership Scholarship Application' and quoting your University of Manchester ID number.

The closing date for applications for September 2015 is Friday 29 May 2015.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in June 2015.

Eligible countries

Students of Afghanistan, Guinea-Bissau, Philippines, Angola, Guyana, Rwanda, Armenia, Haiti, Samoa, Bangladesh, Honduras, Sao Tome and Principe, Benin, India, Senegal, Bhutan, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Bolivia, Kenya, Solomon Islands, Burkina Faso, Kiribati, Somalia, Burundi, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Sudan, Cameroon, Lesotho, Swaziland, Central African Republic, Liberia, Syrian Arab Republic, Chad, Madagascar, Tajikistan, Comoros, Malawi, Tanzania, Congo, Mali, Timor-Leste, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Togo, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Micronesia, Tokelau, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Moldova, Tuvalu, Djibouti, Mongolia, Uganda, Egypt, Morocco, Ukraine, El Salvador, Mozambique, Uzbekistan, Equatorial Guinea, Myanmar, Vanuatu, Eritrea, Nepal, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Nicaragua, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Gambia, Niger, Yemen, Georgia, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, Guinea and Paragua

Equity and Merit Scholarships for Study by Distance Learning

More information about the scholarships for entry in January 2016 and the application process for these will be available here in August/September 2015.

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