Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

The scholarships awarded under this scheme are jointly funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), as part of the United Kingdom International Development programme for developing countries, and participating institutions in the UK.

Scholarships are for one-year, full-time, campus-based, taught, Masters study.

Eligibility and selection criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship you must be a permanent resident of a developing Commonwealth country, as defined on the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme website

Candidates are normally expected to hold a BSc or BA degree at either first class or upper second-class level. Candidates are expected to be fluent in written and oral English. Candidates who have already studied for one year or more in a developed country or who possess sufficient resources to self-fund are not eligible for a scholarship.

Eligible courses for September 2020 entry

Find out more about the scheme on the Commonwealth Scholarships website

How to apply

Applications for the 2020 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships closed on 18th December 2019.