Master’s and PhD scholarships for the Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens to study at UK University, 2013 UK
academic disciplines – including medicine, dentistry, and allied
sciences – primarily for formal postgraduate study in preparation for a
university degree or diploma (such as MSc, PhD, DPH). In medicine and
dentistry, scholarships may be awarded for six months of clinical
Course Level:Master’s and PhD
Scholarship Provider: BIS, UK Aid, The scottish government, Foreign and Commonwealth office,
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
To apply for the awards covered in this prospectus, candidates should: •
Be Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons
-Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man
-Be available to commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom
by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2013
-Hold, by October 2013, a first degree of upper second class Honours
standard (or above); or a second class degree and a relevant
postgraduate qualification, which will normally be a Master’s degree and
-For enhancing clinical skills in the fields of medicine and dentistry,
have qualified as a doctor or dentist between 1 October 2003 and 30
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens
Awards are tenable at any approved UK university or higher education
institution with whom the Commission has a part funding agreement (i.e.
those on the list mentioned previously) for a specific programme of
study or research and are not restricted to particular subject areas.
Awards are to obtain one degree and funding will not be extended to
enable candidates to complete an additional or higher qualification than
that for which the selection was made. Scholarships are made in respect
of fulltime study only and no other courses of study may be undertaken
at the same time.
How to Apply: All applications
must be made through your nominating agency (or university/university
body, if applicable) in your home country. You must check with them in
the first instance for specific advice on how to make an application and
for their own closing date. The CSC cannot accept any applications
direct from candidates.
The CSC expects all Commonwealth
Scholarship candidates to be nominated by an approved nominating
agency/university/university body, and to have completed an application
form using our Electronic Application System (EAS). Full help on how to
apply using the EAS is provided in our guides, which should be read in
full before making any attempt to use the EAS.
The EAS will close
to applicants on 7 December 2012 and no further applications can be made
after that date. The CSC will not accept any applications which are not
submitted via the EAS to the nominating agency/university/university
body in the candidate’s home country.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 7 December 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application