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School of Environment, Education and Development

Global Development Institute (GDI)

The GDI offers an array of funding opportunities, including strategic use of our own resources.

GDI Scholarships (UK/EU)

The Global Development Institute is pleased to announce the availability of five scholarships for UK/EU applicants, providing full tuition fee waivers for on-campus master's programmes commencing in September 2017.

Applicants must:

  • already hold an unconditional offer for an eligible master's programme (please check the box below for information on scholarships available for your master’s programme).
  • 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 (except applicants from the UK and Ireland).

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 your 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 2017 will be 30 June 2017, but earlier application is advisable.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application within a month of the deadline.

Scholarship details

Development Economics and Public Policy

Available on the following courses:

  • MSc Development Economics and Policy
  • MSc International Development: Public Policy and Management


International Development (x3)

Available on 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


Management and Development

Available on the following courses:

  • MSc Human Resources Management (International Development)
  • MSc ICT for Development
  • MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development MSc