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Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2017

Deadline: 29-Mar-2017

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The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2017 is providing an opportunity to the graduates and post graduates students to study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the objective of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.


  • 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 2017.
  • By August 2017, hold a first degree of either first or upper second class (2:1) classification, or lower second class (2:2) classification plus a relevant postgraduate qualification.
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country.
  • Be unable, either yourself or through your family, to pay to study in the UK.

How to apply?

The application can be done online with the following steps:
Step 1: Register
Step 2: Select the Applicant's Portal.
Step 3: Click on Register New User.
Step 4: Fill the basic details click on next.
Step 5: Now fill the extra details.
Step 6: Submit and ok.
Step 7: After registered, click on the start application.
Step 8: Select programme type 'Shared Scholarship'.
Step 9: Fill the form.
Step 10: Submit.


More Information

Students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK can apply for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Master’s study, jointly supported by UK universities.
To contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals and academics who would not otherwise have been able to study in the UK.
Intended beneficiaries:
High-quality postgraduate students who have not studied extensively overseas before, who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study in the UK, and who have the potential to enhance the development of their home countries with the knowledge and leadership skills they acquire.


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