University of Manchester Global Development Institute Scholarships for Overseas Applicants, UK


April 29, 2016

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University of Manchester Global Development Institute Scholarships for Overseas Applicants

The Global Development Institute (GDI) is pleased to announce the availability of nine scholarships for overseas applicants, providing full tuition fee waivers for on-campus Masters programmes commencing in September 2016.

Eligibility for the scholarships is as follows

  1. Applicants must already hold an unconditional offer for an eligible Masters programme (please see box below 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. Click here for full list.
  3. Applicants for international scholarships must not have previously studied in an OECD country.
  4. 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

  • Applicants should email a 500-word statement detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership.
  • Please send statement to the relevant email address below by clicking on the scholarship name. Please ensure you include your ID number and name of scholarship you are applying for in the subject line.

The closing date for applications for September 2016 will be 29th April 2016, but earlier application is advisable.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application within four weeks of the deadline.

Scholarship Details

Scholarship Name

Number of

Available on the Following Programmes

Development Economics and Public Policy scholarships


MSc Development Economics and Policy


MSc International Development: Public Policy and Management


International Development scholarships



MSc International Development, including the 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

Human Resource Development scholarship

MSc Human Resources Development (International Development)

Development Informatics scholarship



MSc ICT for Development

MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development

Management and Development scholarships




MSc Management and Implementation of Development Projects


MSc Organisational Change and Development

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