Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), jointly supported by UK universities.
Participating UK Universities
Level/Field(s) of Study:
Number of Scholarships:
Around 200+ scholarships.
Nationals of an eligible Commonwealth country
To apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, candidates must:
You should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Shared Scholarship scheme. All applications must be made through your chosen university. You must check with your chosen 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 make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS), in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. . All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (BST) on 17 April 2018 at the latest. Each university has its own closing date for applications.
It is important to read the 2018 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/