The Commonwealth  Shared Scholarship is available for students from least developed and middle-income Commonwealth countries, therefore both European and students from other continents are advised to apply. The scholarship will help Master degree students to complete their studies with funds made available by the commonwealth. 

 This  Commonwealth scholarship enables students to have sufficient funds to pay up their academic bills,  for example, tuition fees, accommodation, textbooks. One of the objectives is to support innovators and young potential leaders to brace up for the future, similarly, the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship award is UK’s primary scholarship scheme focused on supporting British International Development Goals. See also SNEPco NNPC Scholarship 2021/202 For Nigeria Undergraduate | Fully Funded Programme

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Commonwealth  Shared Scholarships is planned in a way it will attract the attention of outstanding talented students to some UK top  Universities.  

Students from Commonwealth countries who believe that they can make a positive difference to the world and can’t afford to fund your UK studies on their own should apply, this could be an opportunity for you to get a  Commonwealth Scholarship. See also Nigerian Army Recruitments 2021/2022 For Trades and Non-Tradesmen

About Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Host Country:                                                    United Kingdom 

Sponsors:                                                           Commonwealth Shared 

Level:                                                                   Master’s and PhD

Target Group:                                                      International students

Duration:                                                               Two years 

Scholarship Value

The scholarship awards will cover the following :

  • Approved airfare from your home country to the UK
  • Airfare return back to your home country after your studies.
  • Tuition fees as approved by the commonwealth 
  • 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.
  • Warm clothing allowance, where applicable and  paid and funded by the university
  • Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis. 
  • Study travel grant towards the cost of study and related travel within the UK or overseas.
  • Reimbursement of the cost of mandatory tuberculosis (TB) test, where required for a visa application.
  • 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.
  • If you declare a disability, a full assessment of your needs and eligibility for additional financial support will be offered by the CSC.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Universities 

Below is the list of countries eligible for this scholarship

The Gambia
Papua New Guinea
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka

Eligibility Criteria 
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of a Commonwealth country.
  • You will still be eligible if you are a refugee or British protected person.
  •  Have an undergraduate honours degree of at least upper second class (2:1).
  • If you wish to study for a PhD, you will need an appropriate master’s degree too.
Commonwealth Scholarship Requirement 

The Commonwealth Scholarships Requirements are:

  • A scanned copy of your passport,
  • Academic Transcript
  • Existing University degree certificate
  • Admission letter.
How to apply 

students are advised to visit the scholarship website to complete the application online