Commonwealth Shared Scholarships at the University Of Stirling in the UK

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships at the University

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships scheme is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities, to support students from developing commonwealth countries to study full-time in the United Kingdom on a postgraduate course.

Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) Commonwealth Shared 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.

Eligibility for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships:

To be eligible, applicants must;

Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year.
Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).

Eligible Countries:

Bangladesh
Cameroon
Eswatini
The Gambia
Ghana
India
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Malawi
Mozambique
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Rwanda
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Tanzania
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Zambia
Type: Postgraduate coursework

Value Of Scholarships: The scholarship covers:

Tuition fees,
Maintenance/ living cost stipend,
Return flights,
Thesis grant,
Study travel grant (if applicable), and
One-off arrival allowance.

Eligible Field Of Study:

MSc International Conflict and Cooperation
MLitt Publishing Studies
MSc Financial Technology
MSc Data Science for Business
MSc Investment Analysis
MSc Environmental Management (Conservation)
MSc Aquatic Veterinary Studies
MSc Sustainable Aquaculture

Method of Application:

Applicants need to first apply to the University of Stirling for one of the eligible courses.

In order to be considered for an award, applicants must hold an offer of a place at Stirling.

We would recommend applying to Stirling well in advance of any deadlines for this scholarship.

Applications must be made using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s online application system, details of which can be found on the CSC’s website under the ‘How to apply’ section

Applications Deadline: 20 December

For More Information, Visit The Official Website