Application Due Date: 16: 00 (GMT) on 19 December 2018

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships are for prospects from low and middle earnings Commonwealth nations, for full-time Master’s research study at a UK university.

Moneyed by the UK Department for International Advancement (DFID), Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships make it possible for gifted and determined people to acquire the understanding and abilities needed for sustainable advancement, and are focused on those who might not otherwise pay for to study in the UK.

These scholarships are used under 6 styles:

  1. Science and innovation for advancement
  2. Enhancing health systems and capability
  3. Promoting worldwide success
  4. Enhancing worldwide peace, security and governance
  5. Enhancing strength and reaction to crises
  6. Gain access to, addition and chance


To look for these scholarships, you should:

  • Be a resident of or have actually been given refugee status by an qualified Commonwealth nation, or be a British Protected Individual
  • Be completely resident in an qualified Commonwealth nation
  • Be offered to begin your scholastic research studies in the UK by the start of the UK scholastic year in September/October 2019
  • By October 2019, hold a very first degree of a minimum of upper 2nd class (2:1) honours basic, or a 2nd class degree and a pertinent postgraduate credentials (generally a Master’s degree). The CSC would not typically money a 2nd UK Master’s degree. If you are getting a 2nd UK Master’s degree, you will require to supply validation regarding why you want to undertake this research study Be not able to pay for to study in the UK without this scholarship

Scholarship Worth:

Each scholarship offers:

  • Authorized air travel from your house nation to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not compensate the expense of fares for dependants, nor the expense of journeys made prior to your award is validated)
  • Authorized tuition charges Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of ₤ 1,084 each month, or ₤ 1,330 each month for those at universities in the London city (rates priced estimate at 2018-2019 levels)
  • Warm clothes allowance, where appropriate Thesis grant towards the expense of preparing a thesis or argumentation, where appropriate
  • Research study travel grant towards the expense of study-related travel within the UK or abroad If you are widowed, separated, or a single moms and dad, kid allowance of ₤465 each month for the very first kid, and ₤114 each month for the 2nd and 3rd kid under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your kids and they are dealing with you at the very same address in the UK (rates priced estimate at 2018-2019 levels)

Qualified Commonwealth nations

Antigua and Barbuda
The Gambia
Papua New Guinea
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Sri Lanka
St Helena
St Lucia
St Vincent and the Grenadines

How to use

You should use to among the following nominating bodies in the very first circumstances– the CSC does decline direct applications for these scholarships:

All applications should be made through among these nominating bodies. Each nominating body is accountable for its own choice procedure and might have extra eligibility requirements. You should contact your nominating body for their particular recommendations and guidelines for using, their own eligibility requirements, and their own closing date for applications.

You should make your application utilizing the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are needed to finish by your nominating body. The CSC will decline any applications that are not sent by means of the online application system.

All applications, should be sent by 16: 00 (GMT) on 19 December 2018 at the most recent.
You are encouraged to finish and send your application as quickly as possible, as the online application system will be extremely hectic in the days leading up to the application due date.

Your application should consist of the following supporting paperwork by 16: 00 (GMT) on 4 January 2019 in order for your application to be qualified for factor to consider:

  • Evidence of citizenship or refugee status– published to the online application system
  • Complete records detailing all your college credentials (with licensed translations if not in English)– published to the online application system
  • Referrals from a minimum of 2 people– sent straight by the referees to the online application system (referees will be sent out an e-mail demand)

Selecting a university/course

You might discover the list below resources helpful when investigating your options of organization and core curriculum in the UK:

To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Website of the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2019

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