Commonwealth Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 13 Jul 2018

Closing date: 13/07/2018
Applications now open
Value of Award: They are fully-funded
No. of awards: 8
Tenure: Applications close on 13 July 2018.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Anniversary Endowment Fund Commonwealth Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by member universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth.

The scheme, which will be expanded from 2019 and become known as the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships, is majority funded through the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) endowment fund.


Selection criteria:
  • The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master's degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country

General Information:

How do students apply?
Applications are now open for eight fully-funded Master’s scholarships available for courses starting in January/February 2019
Regulations
Application Form

Decision makers
The scholarships
We have eight fully-funded Master’s scholarships available for courses starting in January/February 2019 in:
Papua New Guinea – one scholarship available – find out more
South Africa – four scholarships available – find out more
South Pacific – one scholarship available – find out more
Sri Lanka – two scholarships available – find out more

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Terms and conditions
The scholarships are fully-funded, providing full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance).
They are for Master's courses only and are not applicable to distance learning courses.
Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country , other than the host country.
Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
They are fully-funded, providing full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance). The scholarships are not applicable to distance learning courses and applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level to be eligible to apply.

Additional information
The scheme, which will be expanded from 2019 and become known as the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships , is majority funded through the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)  endowment fund.

Who else has information about this award?
The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7380 6700 | Fax: +44 (0)20 7387 2655 | Contact us


For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Jon Winnall
Scholarships Manager
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara

PO Box 11915 Wellington 6142

Phone: +64 4 381 8510

Email: jon.winnall@universitiesnz.ac.nz


View or Apply

Similar Positions