2014/2015 Chevening/Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Scholarships for Africans.

Commonwealth Broadcasting Association chevening scholarships

Application Deadline: 15 November 2013

Applications for 2014/15 Chevening/Commonwealth Broadcasting Association  Scholarships are now open. 

For 2014/15 the Chevening Scholarship programme, in partnership with the University of Westminster, University of East Anglia, London City University London, International Students House, Goodenough College and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) will co-fund up to three Scholarships. These Scholarships are available to full time staff of CBA’s member organisations (full members and affiliates) from developing countries in the Commonwealth. The Scholarships are for one-year postgraduate courses in broadcast-related subjects at London City University, the University of East Anglia and the University of Westminster.

The MA courses funded are:

City University London

  • The International Journalism MA

University of East Anglia

  • MA in Media and International Development

University of Westminster

  • MA Media Management

The Scholarships cover tuition fees and accommodation and subsistence. Returned airfare must be paid by the member organisation.

The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association [CBA] is the largest global association of public service broadcasters. Its members are the broadcasters that communicate daily with the two billion citizens of the Commonwealth.


  • Applicants from the following countries are eligible to apply: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts, St Vincent and the Grenadine, Trinidad and Tobago, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Tonga.
  • Candidates must be full-time staff of CBA’s member organisations (full members and affiliates) from eligible developing countries. Please check the CBA’s list to make sure your organisation is a member.
  • Candidates must meet Chevening’s eligibility criteria (including English language requirements) before submitting their application.
  • Candidates must also meet the eligibility requirements of the university to which they are applying.

Applicants must complete the relevant application form for City University London, theUniversity of East Anglia or the University of Westminster, as well as submitting anonline application for a Chevening Scholarship.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Chevening/Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Scholarships


  1. scholarship information, I have applied and admitted to MA Media and Development Studies at East Anglia University and Westminister University but on a number of occasions I had defer the admissions because of lack of funds.


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