Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom

Applications for 2015 Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships open!

16 October 2014

Are you studying a PhD at a university in a developing Commonwealth country? Does your university or department have links with a counterpart in the UK? If so, you may be able to apply for a Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship to spend up to one year of your PhD study at a UK university. Up to 18 […]

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Regional Network Coordinators for 2014-2015

03 October 2014

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK is seeking to appoint new Regional Network Coordinators for the 2014-2015 academic year. Our Regional Networks connect current Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows in the same university or region in the UK, and are a key part of the CSC’s activity for award holders. The Regional Networks offer great […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize open for entries!

27 August 2014

The CSC and the Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the 2014 Best Journal Article Prize is now open for entries. More information about the Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize Eligibility To enter the 2014 Best Journal Article Prize, you must: Be currently studying for a PhD, OR Have […]

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Cyprian Misinde

‘Nyasigwelin’: A transgender concept among Jop’adhola community in Uganda

22 August 2014

‘Removing the divide: respecting and understanding cultures’ was the theme of a postgraduate conference held at Cardiff University on 20 June 2014. Organised by Cardiff University School of Social Sciences and Welsh School of Architecture, in collaboration with Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK, the event featured presentations on multidisciplinary topics exploring the broad theme […]

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Evaluation profile: Samwel Marwa Werema

19 August 2014

Dr Samwel Werema was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 2002 to pursue a PhD at the University of Strathclyde. He had previously attained a Master’s qualification in Accounting and Finance at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and was working as an Assistant Lecturer at the Open University of Tanzania. After completing his PhD, […]

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Salman Ahmad WCY 2014

Representing youth in the World Conference on Youth 2014

18 August 2014

Salman Ahmad is a 2013 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Pakistan, currently completing a Master’s in International Business at the University of Liverpool. Salman had the opportunity to take part in the World Conference on Youth 2014, and reflects on the outcomes of the conference. In the first week of April 2014, I received an email about […]

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