Commonwealth Master's Scholarship 2022-23, UK

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EligibilityStudents pursuing Master's degree
AwardTuition fees, stipend and other allowances

About the Program


Last Updated On : 01-11-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC), UK in partnership with Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India invites applications for Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2023, UK from students willing to pursue full-time Master’s degree courses commencing from September/October 2023 at a UK University. The scholarship aims at enabling talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development. The selected candidates will receive a round trip airfare, thesis grant, travel grant, child allowance and several other benefits. The selected candidates will also receive a living allowance of up to GBP 1,516 per month.  

These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  • Science and technology for development
  • Strengthening health systems and capacity
  • Promoting global prosperity
  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  • Access, inclusion and opportunity
  • Commonwealth Master's Scholarship 2022-23, UK

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be a citizen or permanent resident of India
    • have completed or is expected to complete the Bachelor's degree by September 2023
    • be available to start his/her academic studies in the UK by September 2023
    • not be able to afford to study in the UK without a scholarship
    • hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours, or a second class degree (2:2), and a relevant postgraduate qualification

    Note: Candidates who have already been abroad for studies/training/ specialization either on scholarships or on their own, for a period exceeding six months are eligible to apply if they have been in India for at least two consecutive years as on the date after returning from abroad.


    A total of 39 nominations will be made to the CSC by MHRD. The selected scholars will receive -

    • Full tuition fees
    • A stipend (living allowance) of up to GBP 1,516 per month
    • Round trip airfare
    • Thesis grant (if applicable)
    • Warm clothing allowance (if applicable)
    • Study travel grant
    • Child allowances for widowed, divorced, or single parents (GBP 529 per month for the first child, and GBP 131 per month for the second and third child under 16 years)

    While applying on the portal of MHRD, the applicants are required to upload the following documents: 

    • Admission letter
    • Scanned PDF of CSC online application form
    • Applicant's photograph and signature
    • Academic transcripts
    How can you apply?

    To apply for the scholarship, follow the below steps - 

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in all required details to register on the Sakshat Portal (Note: Candidates who are already registered can Login using valid credentials).
    Step 3: After successful registration, click on the 'Online Application Form' for Commonwealth Scholarship.
    Step 6: Fill in the complete form and upload the requested documents.
    Step 7: Validate and submit the form.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 6th December 2022

Selection Criteria

The selections of applicants will be based on the following factors: 

  • Academic merit
  • Quality of the plan of study
  • The potential impact on the development of the candidate's home country
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Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship is not available for pursuing MBA.
  • A commonwealth scholarship covers fees, approved fares, and personal maintenance. Other scholarships, bursaries or awards that cover the same costs may not be held by the scholars concurrently. 
  • The selected scholars will be notified via email.

Note - For detailed information, kindly refer to the 'Information Document'.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by October, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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