Commonwealth Scholarships in Sri Lanka

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Bursary Category: Social Sciences
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Bursary Details

  • 2 Scholarships are available in Sri Lanka, starting in January/March 2020

The following universities are participating:

Institute of Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IBMBB), University of Colombo

The following courses are available:

  • MSc in Molecular Life Sciences
  • MSc in Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Applicants must be a graduate in biological, medical, dental, veterinary, agricultural or chemical sciences.

Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura 

The following course is available:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent and at least 3 years managerial experience. 


    Candidate Requirements


    Before applying, please check you meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • You must be a citizen of (or hold refugee status in) a Commonwealth country other than the country hosting the award
    • You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a 2:1 equivalent level (or that will enable you to gain entry to a postgraduate course)


    How to Apply

    How to apply 

    Applications are open until Wednesday 26 June and must be completed online. Please follow the below steps to complete your application. 

    1) Make sure that you have the following documentation to upload to your application:

    • High school certificate
    • Undergraduate transcript (and graduation certificate)
    • Two references – preferably academic
    • Scan of passport or national ID card
    • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language

    2) Complete a QECS application online

    3) Submit a separate application for admission to your chosen course at the same time as submitting your QECS application. 

    If you have questions about university course admissions at either university, please contact: