200+ Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2024/2025 For Students From Developing Countries To Study In The UK

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200+ Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2024/2025 For Students From Developing Countries To Study In The UK
200+ Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2024/2025 For Students From Developing Countries To Study In The UK

CSC is offering the 2024/2025 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Masters students from Commonwealth countries wishing to study at UK universities . This is different from the Commonwealth Scholarship .

Application deadline: December 14, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. (GMT)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible,countries,:,Bangladesh,Belize,Botswana,Cameroon,Dominica,Eswatini,Fiji,Gabon,Ghana,Gr,nada,Guyana,India,Jamaica,Kenya,Kiribati,Lesotho,Malawi,Malaysia,Maldives,Mauritius,Montserrat,Mozambique,Namibia,Nauru,Nigeria,Pakistan,Papua New Guinea,Rwanda,Saint Helena Saint,Lucia SaintVincent and the Grenadines, Samoa,Sierra, Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa,Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Gambia, Togo, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu,Zambia

To be followed at (country): various British universities. Download the CSS 2024 prospectus below for the full list of participating universities and respective deadlines.

Applicants may find the following resources useful when researching their choice of institution and study program in the UK:Study UK – British Council website, with advice for international students and course and college search.

Steps to postgraduate study – a guide to asking the right questions about postgraduate study taught in the UK.
Postgrad.com – information for postgraduate students, with course search
Perspectives – information on postgraduate study in the UK.
Results of the Research Excellent Framework 2021 – results of a system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.
UCAS Postgraduate – advice on how to find and apply for a postgraduate course.
Discover Uni – the official site for comparing data on higher education courses in the UK.
UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs) – advice for international students on choosing a program of study.

The CSC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Accepted Fields: The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is for taught Masters courses only. All courses taken must be demonstrably relevant to the economic, social or technological development of the applicant's home country.

About the Scholarships : The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships , established by the Department for International Development (DFID) in 1986, represent a unique partnership between the UK Government and UK universities. More than 3,500 students from developing Commonwealth countries have received shared scholarships.

British universities have offered to support scholarships by contributing to student stipends from their own resources or those the university has been able to generate elsewhere.

Offered since: 1986

  •  To apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, applicants must:Be a citizen of an eligible Commonwealth country or have been granted refugee status.
  • Be a permanent resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.
  • Be available to begin university studies in the UK before the start of the UK academic year in September 2024.
  • By September 2024, hold a first degree of at least an upper second class honors level (2:1), or a lower second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually master's degree).
  • Have not studied or worked for more than one (academic) year or more in a high-income country
  • You will not be able to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.
  • Have provided all supporting documents in the required format.
The CSC aims to identify talented people who have the potential to bring about change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunities and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a wide range of candidates.

Selection: Each participating UK university will conduct its own recruitment process to select a specified number of candidates to be awarded Commonwealth Shared Scholarships and present them to the CSC. The CSC will then confirm that these candidates meet the eligibility criteria for the program.

Applications will be examined according to the following selection criteria:Academic Merit
Quality of the research proposal
Potential impact on the development of the candidate's country

Number of scholarships: More than 200 scholarships

Value of Commonwealth Shared Scholarships:

Each scholarship offers:
  • Approved airfare from the scholarship holder's home country to the UK and back at the end of the scholarship (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of tickets for dependents, nor the cost of travel taken prior to the scholarship confirmation of scholarship) – funded by the CSC.
  • Approved tuition fees: The entire fee is covered by an agreement between the CSC and the UK university, and students are not required to pay any part of the tuition fees.
  • Allowance (Living Allowance) at the rate of £1,347 per month, or £1,652 per month for students at universities in the London Metropolitan Area (rates shown at current levels) – paid and funded by the university.
  • Warm clothing allowance, if applicable – paid and funded by the university.
  • Thesis scholarship to cover the costs of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable – paid by the university, funded by the CSC.
  • Study Travel Bursary covering travel costs related to study in the UK or abroad – paid by the university, funded by the CSC.
  • Contribution to the costs of a compulsory tuberculosis (TB) test, where required for a visa application (receipts must be provided) – paid by the university, funded by the CSC.
  • If a scholar has children and is widowed, divorced or a single parent, a child benefit of £576.61 per month for the first child and £143 per month for the second and third child under 16, if their the children live with them at the same address in the UK.

Duration of Commonwealth Shared Scholarships:
  • Scholarships are valid for any approved course offered by a participating UK university.
  • The scholarships must make it possible to obtain a diploma; funding will not be provided to enable applicants to acquire an additional or higher qualification than that for which selection was made.
  • Scholarships are awarded for full-time study only and no other study programs may be undertaken at the same time.
  • Applicants must complete the necessary steps to apply for admission to the preferred university. Many courses have strict admission deadlines and applicants should check the entry requirements carefully when applying.

How to Apply : CSC applications must be submitted using the SCC
online application system .

The CSC cannot accept any applications or documentation not submitted through the online application system .

Applicants are advised to complete and submit their application as early as possible, as the online application system will be very busy in the days leading up to the application deadline.

Applicants must apply to study an approved Masters course at a participating UK university.See the full list of approved courses

View details of all participating UK universities

Applicants can apply to more than one course and to more than one university, but they can only accept one shared scholarship offer. Note that these scholarships are only for masters courses and not for undergraduate or doctoral studies.

Applicants must also apply and gain admission to their chosen university course in addition to applying for a shared scholarship. Please check with your chosen university for specific advice on when to apply, admission requirements and application rules.

Applications will be shared with universities who will nominate the successful candidates to the CSC in March 2024.

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