CIAPS Postgraduate Commonwealth 2015 Scholarship for School Leaders

About the CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarship for Educators?

The Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies (CIAPS) is pleased to announce the establishment of these awards, as part of the CIAPS Scholars schemes for 2015 entry.

CIAPS is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society.
For this scholarship scheme, we are looking for teachers and school managers who are pursuing higher learning so that they can play a part in making their school and society a better place.

Other professional courses offered at CIAPS in 2015 include Project Management; Journalism; Business Administration; Banking and Finance; Senior PA and Executive Assistant ;


These CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarships are part of the new CIAPS Scholars Scholarship programmes, which will directly benefit students entering postgraduate degree in education in 2015. There are a total of twenty (20) scholarships available, worth a total of Five Million Naira (N5 000 000).

Individual Scholarship

Every successful applicant can receive up to Three Hundred Thousand Naira (N300,000) towards his or her tuition fees at CIAPS for the duration of the recipient’s one-year International Postgraduate Certificate in School Management study.


In order to be eligible to apply students must:
• Hold a first degree of at least lower second-class standard, or higher qualification.
• Have been offered and accepted his or her offer of a place at CIAPS, 2015 International Postgraduate Certificate in School Management programme.
• Be Commonwealth citizens or be residents in a developing Commonwealth country.
• Refugees or people working with organisations linked with developing Commonwealth countries are also considered.

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Selection Criteria

Students will be selected on the basis of a Personal Statement and Interview. A good personal statement must not exceed 1000 words and it will be a chance to tell us about yourself, why you think you deserve this scholarship and how you think it will help you serve yourself and your school once you graduate.

Application Process:

Step 1: Complete the CIAPS Scholarship Application Form online.
Step 2: Carefully compose your Personal Statement (remember the 1000 word limit).
Step 3: Email your carefully composed Supporting Statement to
Only electronic copies of the Supporting Statement and Applications will be accepted. Don’t forget to send both.

Application Deadline

All applications should be submitted by Saturday 21 February 2015
Selection Results
Successful applicants will be notified of results by SMS, emails and notice posted on CIAPS website.
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