2020 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships At University Of Stirling – UK

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 Masters course.

The scholarship covers:

  • tuition fees
  • maintenance/ living cost stipend
  • return flights
  • thesis grant
  • study travel grant (if applicable)
  • one-off arrival allowance

Applications Deadline: 18 December 2019

Eligible Countries:

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

Type: Postgraduate coursework

Eligible Field Of Study: 

Eligibility: 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).

How To Apply: 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.

Applicants must then submit a separate application using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS) between 6 November 2019 and 4pm, 18 December 2019.

Visit The Official Website For More Information

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