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Commonwealth Scholarship

Full-time: available
Part-time: not available
Prospective PG students (inc. current UG): available
Current PG students: not available
Entry year: 2019/20
Undergraduate: not available
Postgraduate taught: available
Postgraduate research: available

About the scholarship

If you are from a Commonwealth country and would like to study at postgraduate level at the University of Bradford, you may be able to apply for a scholarship under one of the UK Commonwealth Scholarship Commission schemes.

We are pleased to participate in a number of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission programmes each year, including:

Eligibility criteria

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • 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 2019.
     
  • By October 2019, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).

Applicable courses

  • 12 months’ support towards completion of a full-time taught postgraduate qualification at an eligible UK university. The CSC funds one-year Master’s programmes only, and does not fund MBAs.
     
  • Support towards completion of a full-time doctoral postgraduate qualification at an eligible UK university.
     
  • All subject areas are eligible – although you should note that the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate the strongest relevance to development.

Eligible countries

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Fiji
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati (The Gilbert Islands)
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oenno Islands
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa, Independent State of
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • St.Kitts and Nevis
  • St.Lucia
  • St.Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia


How to apply

See the DFID website for details on all of these awards.

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