Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom

Commonwealth Professional Fellow introduces new vision for school management

10 July 2014

Janet Sarker is a 2013 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Anglican Alliance. She is the Education Coordinator for the Church of Bangladesh, and spent seven weeks in the UK on her Fellowship with education experts and schools across the country. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my Commonwealth Professional Fellowship have since been used […]

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Posted in News, Professional Fellowships

Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

04 July 2014

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Julia Latham, 2006 New Zealand Commonwealth Scholar from the UK

Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study PhDs in New Zealand

27 June 2014

Commonwealth Scholarships are available for UK citizens to study PhDs at eight New Zealand universities. The scholarships, offered through Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara, are for doctoral study starting in early 2015. The level of funding varies between universities, but all support tuition fees, a return airfare, and a living allowance. The closing date […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19

23 June 2014

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19  (June 2014): Our Scholars and Fellows, Benefits of internationalisation, News round-up, Our alumni, Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, Networks and events

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Posted in CS News, Evaluation, News, Publications

A study of research methodology used in evaluations of international scholarship schemes for higher education

23 June 2014

International scholarship schemes for higher education are widely supported by governments, supranational bodies, and charitable organisations as part of both public diplomacy and developmental assistance commitments. Although the objectives of many scholarship schemes have evolved over the period of their administration, commitment to scholarships remains strong. Increasingly, scholarship providers have invested time and resources into […]

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Posted in Evaluation, Evaluation publications, News, Publications

Dr Ruby Asmah

Award enables Commonwealth Scholar to increase sustainable aquaculture production

14 June 2014

Dr Ruby Asmah is a 2004 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, who studied for a PhD in Aquaculture. Ruby was awarded the Leverhulme Royal Society Africa Award for her project ‘Planning for Improved and Sustainable Cage Aquaculture in Lake Volta, Ghana’. The three-year project was initiated in 2012 in tandem with the University of Stirling Institute […]

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