Scholarships that are 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.
Details of any available commonwealth scholarships will be published here in early 2019. In the meantime, please keep an eye on the Commonwealth Scholarships website for further details of the scheme.
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.