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Commonwealth Scholarships For Master’s And PhD Study

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.



– Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
– Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
– Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2017
– By October 2017, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honors standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)

All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (GMT) on 15 November 2016 at the latest. You are advised to complete and submit your application as soon as possible, as the EAS will be very busy in the days leading up to the application deadline.

For more information please visit: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/scholarships-developing-cw/

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