Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship to study in the UK

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Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship to study in the UK

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The commonwealth scholarship aims to give commonwealth nationals the opportunity to study for postgraduate degrees in the UK. In essence, the scholarship program supports students from Commonwealth countries who wish to study in the UK..

Amount and duration of the scholarship

The majority of these scholarships are fully financed, which means they will pay for your tuition, travel costs to and from the UK, and living expenses while you are a student there.

To calculate the cost of living in the UK, use our cost of living calculator.

The length of the scholarship varies depending on the program, lasting one year for master’s degrees and three years for PhDs.

Types of scholarship awards 
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships  
Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships  
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships  
Commonwealth Distance learning Scholarships 
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships  
Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 

Eligibility requirements for Common Wealth Scholarship

You must fulfill the following requirements in order to be eligible for the Common Wealth Scholarships:

a citizen or permanent resident of a Commonwealth nation. You may also qualify if you are a refugee or a person with British contact.

a first-year student with an honours degree and at least a 2:1.

A appropriate master’s degree is also necessary for a PhD.

You must demonstrate that you would not be able to afford to study in the UK without the scholarship.

You must first provide a scanned copy of your passport, current university degree certificate, academic transcripts, and two references with your online application; however, if you only have one reference, your acceptance letter will suffice.

Streams covered under the scholarship for Common Wealth Scholarship
These six CSC development themes are covered by these scholarships, which are supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
Science and technology for development
Strengthening health systems and capacity
Promoting global prosperity
Strengthening global peace, security, and governance
Strengthening resilience and response to crises
Access, inclusion, and opportunity

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission gives priority to applicants whose studies are comparably related to the development requirements, notwithstanding the fact that there are no topic constraints.

The annual application deadlines often fall in December, but they can change depending on the type of post-graduate degree you’re applying for. You can submit an application through a university, a national nominating agency, or a non-governmental organization.

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