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Apply now for a 2018 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship!
 
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholars studying MSc Gerontology and MSc Global Ageing and Policy at the University of Southampton, during their UK residential course in March 2018

Apply now for a 2018 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship!

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for the 2018 academic year. Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities. For full details, including eligible courses, eligibility criteria, and information on […]

Vacancies for Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioners

21 June 2018

Do you believe that higher education plays a crucial role in social and economic development? Would you feel confident selecting the next generation of changemakers for postgraduate study and professional development opportunities? The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking to appoint four new members of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC). The […]

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2018 Best Journal Article Prize open for entries!

07 March 2018

The CSC and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the 2018 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize is now open for entries. The CSC and Taylor & Francis team up every year to offer a prize for the most outstanding article published in a recognised peer-review journal of high standing by Commonwealth […]

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New Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

12 October 2017

The CSC welcomes today’s announcement by the UK government of a new programme of Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships. The fellowships – announced by the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation – will attract the brightest minds from across the Commonwealth to the UK and support innovation and scientific discovery. They will be offered […]

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2017 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

05 September 2017

2017 winner Erasmus J Petrus Cilliers (2011 Scholar from South Africa, DPhil Economics, University of Oxford) Reconciling after civil conflict increases social capital but decreases individual well-being, Science (Volume 352, Issue 6287, 2016) 2017 highly commended articles Mosabber Uddin Ahmed (2008 Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Signal Processing, Imperial College London) A Multivariate Multiscale Fuzzy Entropy […]

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Erasmus J Petrus Cilliers wins 2017 Best Journal Article Prize

04 September 2017

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2017 Taylor & Francis Best Journal Article Prize is Dr Erasmus J Petrus Cilliers, for his article, ‘Reconciling after civil conflict increases social capital but decreases individual well-being‘, published in Science in […]

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What did our alumni tell us in 2016?

20 July 2017

The CSC surveyed some of its alumni in 2016, asking about their career after their award, their ongoing connections with the UK, and the wider impact they have achieved. Here’s what the 750 respondents said.

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