Saturday, 7 May 2016

Commonwealth Scholarships For Low and Middle Income Countries

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2016-2017 Commonwealth Scholarships For Low and Middle Income Countries. Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is pleased to offer scholarships for citizens of all Commonwealth countries to study in member countries. Scholarships are available for masters degree programmes in any subject at participating universities.

Course Level: 

Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program at participating universities.

Study Subject(s): 

Scholarships are awarded in any subject.

Scholarship Provider:

The scholarships provide
-Return economy airfare from the scholar’s home country to the host country
-An arrival allowance of USD 500 to cover removal costs
-Full tuition fees
-A monthly/quarterly stipend intended to cover living costs, sustenance and local transport. Scholars will need to cover accommodation costs from their stipend.
Scholarship can be taken at: Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, Swaziland and Uganda

Eligibility Criteria:

-Applicants must be a citizen of any Commonwealth country other than the host country.
-Applicants must hold a first degree of upper second class standard (or above) in a discipline relevant to that in which study is proposed

Eligible Countries: 

Students from developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these commonwealth scholarships.
List of Countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Cyprus, Malta, United Kingdom, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu (except for which they are applying i.e. Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, Caribbean (Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago), Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific (Fiji, Samoa) and Sri Lanka)

Admission Requirements:

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a first degree of upper second class standard (or above) in a discipline relevant to that in which study is proposed.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there. 

Required Documents:

Applicants should submit:
-High school certificates
-Undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
-Scan of photo page of passport
-Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language
-At least one academic reference
-University offers letter for the institution

How to Apply:

Email the completed application form to the email address.
Application Form Download

Scholarship Application Deadline: 

The application deadline is 30 June 2016.
Scholarship Official Website

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