Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been awarded 15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships to study one of the following distance learning Master's programmes from October 2024 - each scholarship covers full tuition fees.

How to apply

To apply you must:

  • apply to the University of London Worldwide for one (or more) of the above eligible distance learning Master’s programmes, and be in receipt of an offer of a place on your chosen programme by 28 March 2024


  • apply using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s (CSC) Distance Learning (Masters) online application form for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship by 28 March 2024, 16:00 (GMT)

In order for your application to be eligible for consideration you must also submit all supporting documentation to the CSC's distance learning online application form by 28 March 2024, 16:00 (GMT). Please see the Commonwealth Scholarships website for the list of required supporting documentation.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  At least two references are required, which applicants must upload to the CSC system themselves.

Full details of the Commonwealth Distance Learning Master’s Scholarships, including general terms and conditions; scholar eligibility (including an eligibility checklist); eligible countries; completing the application form; supporting documentation - including specific instructions for the content and format of your two references; and information regarding the selection process can be found on the Commonwealth Scholarships website


General enquiries about applying for Commonwealth Scholarships should be directed to the CSC by completing their online contact form.

Enquiries about the distance learning programmes should be sent to the LSHTM Study Team by completing their online contact form.