Commonwealth Post Graduate Scholarship In Uk, See How To Apply

Commonwealth is humbly giving out free scholarships, the application is open for the CSC for students from developing Commonwealth countries to study in the United Kingdom (UK).

This scholarship is proudly funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Developing Commonwealth countries, include Nigeria.

SUBJECT AREAS_All of the subject areas are eligible, although the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development.

Masters_one year courses only and PhD

If you are ready to apply for this position, then; the floor is open.

Before applying for this scholarship, you must,
1_ Be a citizen of or have been granted free refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British protected person.

2_Must be permanently be a resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.

3_Muat be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2021.

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Must not be registered for a Ph.D., or an MPhil leading to a Ph.D., at a UK university before September and October.

Must not have commenced and be currently registered for a PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, in your home/ country or somewhere else.

Must have the support of a potential supervisor from at least one UK university listed in your application form.

Must have provided all supporting documentation in the required format.


Applying for this scholarship requires;

You must be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country or be a British protected person.

Must be a permanent resident in an eligible Commonwealth countrMust

Must be available to start Commonwealth academic activities I September and October 2021.

Must be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.

Applicants must have provided all the requirements supporting documentation format.

Commonwealth promotes equal rights, gender equity, and cultural exchange. From diver range of candidates, Applications are encouraged.

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Academic merit of the applicant.

Quality of the proposal

The potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country.


Applicants must have a specific number of nominating bodies to submit a specific number of nominations. Deadline follows.

The CSC bodies invite around three times more nominations than scholarships available, therefore, nominated candidates are not guaranteed to be awarded a scholarship.

Numbers of scholarship: Like 300 scholarships are awarded each year. The CSC bodies, therefore, invites all-around three times more nominations than scholarships available.


The duration of this scholarship lies for 12 months of masters and up to 36 months for Ph.D.



Provide Airfare from home to the UK and return at the end of your award.

Provide Approved tuition and examination fees.

Stipends for candidates.

Family wages.

Wages for CSC candidates.

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You will either apply for one of the bodies

1_National nominating agaencies_this is the main route of application.

2_The selected nongovernmental organization and charitable bodies.

Note that the CSC does not answer or accept direct Applications for the scholarships.

All applicants must make their application through the CSC nomination.

You either visit the Ph.D. scholarship webpage for details, or you visit the Master scholarship webpage for details.

Applicants deadline is 22nd January 2021.


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