Top Commonwealth Scholarships For Commonwealth countries


Beneath the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), a member countries of the Commonwealth offers Commonwealth scholarships to other member countries.

Through these scholarships, citizen of developing/developed Commonwealth countries can study in other developing/developed member countries.

Apart from the Commonwealth scholarships, there are university scholarships that are targeted to students from Commonwealth countries.

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1. UK Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

The Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue Master’s and PhD study in the UK.

These scholarships are funded by UK department for international development (DIFD).

Each scholarship provides airfare to and from United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, personal maintenance allowance, thesis grant (if applicable), initial arrival allowances and others.

2. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme at UK Universities

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for master’s study in UK are offered to citizens of developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

Each scholarship provides approved tuition and examination fees, approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award, stipend, thesis grant, warm clothing allowance, study travel grant, and excessive baggage allowance.

3. Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

The Commonwealth Distance Learning scholarship supports students from developing Commonwealth countries to study master’s degree courses that are either offered partnership with universities in the developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.

4. Commonwealth Scholarships In UK For Developed Commonwealth Countries

Commonwealth scholarships are offered for citizens of developed Commonwealth Countries for PhD and spilt-site study in UK.

These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Scottish Government, in conjunction with UK universities. Each scholarships includes tuition and examination fees, maintenance allowance, airfare costs, initial arrival allowance and many others.

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5. Commonwealth Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries

Commonwealth Scholarships located in low and middle income countries are available through the establishment of the CSFP endowment fund in the year 2009.

The scholarship allows citizens from Commonwealth countries to pursue Master’s level study at low and middle income member countries.

6. New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships

As part of the CSFP program, New Zealand Commonwealth scholarships to candidates from developing Commonwealth countries for postgraduate study (master’s and PhD) in New Zealand universities on a contestable basis. New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships are highly competitive and for top level graduates.

7. Malaysian Commonwealth Scholarships

The Malaysian Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan are awarded by the Malaysian Government to the nominated students from the Commonwealth countries to study a postgraduate level in Malaysia.

This is a Government to Government scheme without any bond imposed by Malaysia.

8. Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships

The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students who wants to study in the University of Nottingham in UK and make a difference to the development of their home country.

The Scholarships are targeted to citizens of Africa, India, or other countries of Commonwealth. The Scholarships are full tuition or 50% tuition fees.

9. Professor Arthur Li Scholarship at University of the West England

The professor Arthur Li Scholarship commemorates the progressive thinking and contribution to education of Professor Arthur Li.

The scholarship is opened to all Commonwealth countries and covers the full tuition fees of a master’s program offered at the University of West England.

10. Singapore Commonwealth Scholarships at National University of Singapore (NUS)

Commonwealth Scholarships are awarded to talented students from any Commonwealth Country with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research at NUS Graduate schools for Integrated Sciences and Ebgineering.

Scholarship holders receive a monthly stipend, full tuition fees, and allowances up to 4 years of the PhD studies.

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