Commonwealth Fully Funded Scholarships in UK for International Students, 2018

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are now available and is currently calling applications from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.

The aim of the scholarship is to enhance individual teaching and research capacity leading to increased institutional capacity in academic and other sectors in Commonwealth countries and to contribute to UK higher education and research by attracting high-calibre international candidates and encouraging links and collaboration.

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world’s first and oldest international university network, established in 1913.

Scholarship Description:

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Students from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: To apply for these scholarships, you must:

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: You must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance – the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:

All applications must be made through one of these nominating bodies. Each nominating body is responsible for its own selection process. You must check with your nominating body for their specific advice and rules for applying, their own eligibility criteria, and their own closing date for applications. The CSC does not impose any age limit on applicants, but nominating bodies may do so in line with their own priorities.

You must make an application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS), in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your nominating body.

Your application must be submitted to and endorsed by one of the approved nominating bodies listed above. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the EAS.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2018

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.