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Tracing alumni – October 2013

Many of our alumni have joined our association during the online registration process (either during a Fellowship, or in July each year), but with more than 30,000 scholars and fellows having been funded by the UK government since 1959, there are alumni – particularly from the earlier years of the scheme – with whom we have lost touch. CSC Project Assistant Sainabou Taal co-ordinates alumni tracing activities, and she would like to hear from you if you can help us trace alumni in the ways listed below:

  • If you are at a university, ask your registry or HR department put an item about the CSC alumni association on your staff intranet
  • Ask former award holders you know to get in contact with the CSC alumni office

Sainabou  would like to hear from you if you know of any alumni on the country lists below (please note these are lists of those who have held a CSC award with the year, as it appears in the register of the online Directory that is available on the CSC website). Even if you are not in contact with those listed, but can inform us of any recent career activity or country location, please get in touch with Sainabou.

Tracing FAQs

How can I check if someone held a Commonwealth Scholarship or  Fellowship?

You can check if someone held a scholarship or fellowship by seeing if it is listed in the Register section of the online Directory (note: the profile section holds alumni members only)

I know someone who held a scholarship – what information should they email the CSC?

Former scholarship or fellowship holders who are not currently alumni members can download the CSC Alumni form (available as an editable PDF) and then email it to the alumni office.

I know of a former scholarship holder, but I don’t have contact details – should I still get in touch?

Even if you are not in touch with a missing alumnus, but know where they are working, or have worked, please email us with their full name and country of origin (if different to the current country of residence) as this enables us to try and locate our alumni.

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