About us

csc-corporate-logoThe Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) awards over 800 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.

The CSC aims to contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, support excellence in UK higher education, and sustain the principles of the Commonwealth. Candidates are selected on the basis of merit and their potential to contribute to the needs of their home countries.

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships in the UK are funded by the Department for International Development (for developing Commonwealth countries) and the Department for Education (for developed Commonwealth countries), in conjunction with UK universities.

The CSC supports:

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Visit the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK pages on GOV.UK to find out more about the CSC, including:

  • Who we are
  • Our responsibilities and priorities
  • Our governance arrangements
  • Corporate publications
  • How to make a Freedom of Information request, press enquiry, or complaint

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