The CSC is putting forth the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme for Masters Students from Commonwealth Countries to ponder in UK Universities 2017/2018
Application Deadline: 29th March 2017 at the most recent. Every college has its own particular shutting date for applications, and most are before 29 March 2017.
Offered every year? Yes
Acknowledged Subject Areas: Commonwealth Shared Scholarship plan is for shown Master’s courses as it were. All courses embraced must be verifiably significant to the financial, social or mechanical advancement of the hopeful’s nation of origin. See full rundown of courses from the 2016 CSS outline
About Scholarship: The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, set up by the Department for International Development (DFID) in 1986, speak to a one of a kind association between the United Kingdom government and UK colleges. To date, more than 3,500 understudies from creating Commonwealth nations have been granted Shared Scholarships. Without these honors they would not generally have possessed the capacity to profit by UK advanced education.
UK colleges have offered to bolster the grants by contributing the stipend for the understudies from their own assets, or those which the college has possessed the capacity to create from somewhere else. See rundown of taking an interest colleges from the CSS planned 2016 underneath.
Offered Since: 1986
Who is met all requirements to apply? To apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship plot, competitors must:
Be a Commonwealth resident, evacuee, or British secured individual
Be for all time inhabitant in a developing Commonwealth nation (for a full rundown of qualified nations, see the terms and conditions in connection underneath)
Be accessible to begin your scholarly reviews in the UK by the begin of the UK scholastic year in September/October 2017
By August 2017, hold a first level of either first or upper inferior (2:1) order, or lower worthless (2:2) arrangement in addition to an important postgraduate capability (for the most part a Master’s degree)
Not have contemplated or labored for one (scholastic) year or more in a developed nation
Be not able, either yourself or through your family, to pay to consider in the UK
The CSC advances parallel open door, sex value, and social trade. Applications are supported from a various scope of hopefuls. The CSC is focused on controlling and dealing with its grants and associations in a reasonable and straightforward way.
Choice: Each taking an interest UK college will lead its own particular enrollment procedure to choose a predetermined number of contender for Shared Scholarships. Colleges must advance their chose contender to the CSC by 26 April 2017. The CSC will then affirm that these applicants meet the qualification criteria for this plan. Colleges will illuminate competitors of their outcomes by July 2017.
Choice criteria include:
Scholastic value of the hopeful
Potential effect of the work on the advancement of the hopeful’s nation of origin
Number of Scholarships: Up to 227 grant positions
Grant esteem: The CSC stores the cost of educational cost expenses (at abroad rate), return airfares, and different recompenses. Partaking colleges are required to bolster the understudy stipend for the honor holder (at the rate set by the UK government).
Term of grant: Awards are ordinarily valid for one-year showed postgraduate courses as it were.
Qualified Commonwealth Countries
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji*, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guineas, Pitcairn, Rwanda, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania,Tonga,Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda,Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe*
To be taken at (country): Various UK Universities. Download CSS prospectus 2017 below for full list of participating universities and respective deadlines
How to Apply
You should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Shared Scholarship scheme.
You must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS). Click here for full information on how to use the EAS, including detailed guides.
Before applying, you must check with your UK university for their specific advice, admission requirements, and rules for applying. Some universities may require you to complete their own admissions application form as well, which may have a separate closing date. You must take the necessary steps to secure admission to your chosen course(s) at your preferred university/universities at the same time as applying for a Shared Scholarship.
You can apply for more than one course and/or to more than one university, but you may only accept one offer of a Shared Scholarship. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the EAS to your UK university or applications directly from individuals.
All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (BST) on 29 March 2017 at the latest. Each university has its own closing date for applications, and most are before 29 March 2017. For a full list of closing dates, see the terms and conditions.
All enquiries about Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme should be directed to the university to which you wish to apply.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details
Sponsors: UK Department for International Development (DFID), as part of the UK international development programme to developing countries, and participating institutions in the UK. The scheme is administered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC).