Apply For Postgraduate Commonwealth Scholarships,UK 2017

Apply For Postgraduate Commonwealth Scholarships,UK 2017

We are very pleased to inform you that the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) and UK Department for International Development (DFID) are offering scholarship opportunities to applicants from developing countries who are willing to study for a Masters or PhD degree program in any UK University.

The above scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the aim of contributing its quota to the UK’s international development and interests which supports excellence in UK higher education and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.The deadline for the application is 22nd February 2018 and it would be taken at UK Universities.

Important Things You Need To Know

¶Eligible Countries: Developing commonwealth countries e.g Nigeria

¶Type: Masters (one-year courses only) and PhD.

¶Number Of Scholarships: Approximately 300 scholarships are awarded each year.


To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

¶be citizens of a developing common wealth country.

¶have completed their bachelors degree program.

¶hold at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).

¶be fluent in English Language
have good communication skills.

Application Process

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

National nominating agencies – this is the main route of application.

Selected universities/university bodies, which can nominate their own academic staff.

Selected non-governmental organisations and charitable bodies.

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.

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If you are still confused about the application procedure and other aspects of the scholarships..Visit the links below for more information.

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships


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