Commonwealth scholarships are awarded to brilliant individuals who have the capacity to make a difference on a global scale. As part of the UK continuous commitment to the Commonwealth, around 800 students are granted the opportunity to pursue postgraduate degree at UK universities each year.
Some eligible countries:
What type of awards are available?
- Commonwealth PHD Scholarships: Living allowance of £1,347 per month or £1,652 per month for students attending universities in the London metropolitan area. Family allowance of £290 per month for a maximum period of nine months if they and their spouse live together in the UK at the same residence and child allowance of £290 per month for the first kid and £143 per month for the second child.
- Commonwealth Split site Scholarships: Living allowance of £1,236 per month or £1,516 per month for student attending universities in the London metropolitan area. Allowance for warm clothing if applicable. Child allowance of £529 per month for the first kid and £131 per month for the second and third under 16 children.
- Commonwealth Master Scholarships: Living allowance of £1,347 per month, or £1,652 per month for students attending universities in the London metropolitan area. If a scholar has children and is widowed, divorced, or a single parent, the first kid receives a child allowance of £576.61 per month, while the second and third children receive £143 per month.
- Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships: Be a citizen of an eligible Commonwealth country or have been granted refugee status by that country or be a British Protected person. A first degree of at least qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered.
- Commonwealth professional Fellowships: Living allowance payable monthly throughout the length of the award at the rate of £1,944 per month for individuals working in the London metropolitan region, or £2,397 per month for those working outside of the capital. Host organizations can agree on a maximum of £3,000 per Fellow for short courses/conferences as well as travel to other UK organizations where this is an intrinsic component of the program.