Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
Applications for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for the 2023/24 academic year have now closed. Results of the scholarship award selection will be communicated to all candidates by July 2023.
The scholarships awarded under this scheme are jointly funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), as part of the United Kingdom International Development programme for developing countries, and participating institutions in the UK.
There will be seven awards available for 2023/2024, one for each of the following one-year, full-time, campus-based Masters courses:
- MA/MSc Museum Studies
- MSc Satellite Data Science
- MSc Geographical Information Science
- MSc Environmental Futures
- MSc Cancer Molecular Pathology and Therapeutics
- MSc Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology
- MSc in Medical Statistics
Find out more about the scheme on the Commonwealth Scholarships website
How to apply
Applications for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for the 2023/24 academic year year have now closed. Results of the scholarship award selection will be communicated to all candidates by July 2023.
In addition to applying for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship via the CSC’s online application system, candidates will also need to apply and secure admission to study on one the University’s approved programmes before the end of June 2023.
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.