Commonwealth Scholarships

We accept students with the following Commonwealth Scholarships:

  • Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for low and middle income countries)
  • Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships (for low and middle income countries)
  • Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships

Commonwealth Master's and PHD Scholarships

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), these Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to undertake full-time taught Master’s study at a UK university.

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from least developed countries and fragile states in the Commonwealth, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.

Candidates are advised to read the terms and conditions carefully and to ensure they meet the full eligibility criteria as stated in the terms and conditions. For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit:

http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/masters-scholarships/

http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/phd-scholarships-least-developed-countries-and-fragile-states/

The deadline for applications to be submitted is 30 October 2019

Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarships

Applications are open for Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries to spend 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.

The scholarships are for study starting in October 2020 and are aimed at high-quality graduates whose proposed research has a developmental focus and who have the potential to become influential teachers or researchers in their home countries. 

Split-site Scholarships are delivered through an existing institutional or departmental link between the candidate’s home university and proposed UK university.

The closing date for applications is 6 November 2019. For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/split-site-scholarships-low-middle-income-countries/