Deadline: 1 November 2021 Open to: candidates from eligible lower and upper middle income Commonwealth countries, aiming to undertake full-time taught Master’s study at a UK university Benefits: a Commonwealth Scholarship covers fees, approved fares, and personal maintenance.
Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2022
By September 2022, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study
Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format
Each scholarship provides:
Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed).
Approved tuition fees.
Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,133 per month, or £1,390 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2021-2022 levels).
Warm clothing allowance, where applicable.
Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable.
Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas.
If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £485 per month for the first child, and £120 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK (rates quoted at 2021-2022 levels).
If you declare a disability, a full assessment of your needs and eligibility for additional financial support will be offered by the CSC.