Over 27,500 Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows have been funded by the UK government through the CSC since 1959. Our alumni include highly influential and notable figures, including prime ministers and cabinet ministers, Nobel Prize winners, academics, diplomats, writers, and leaders in major NGOs and businesses.

You are a Commonwealth Scholar for life and we hope that you will stay involved with the CSC community as an active alumnus. Through our Alumni Network, you will have the opportunity to build contacts with a diverse range of Scholars in your home country and across the Commonwealth, to support your work and your development impact goals.

Keeping the CSC informed of your career news and achievements enables us to provide evidence to our funding bodies to ensure the continuation of the scheme, and supports the work of our evaluation and monitoring programme, which aims to identify and quantify the impact of Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships.

Your Alumni Network

As an engaged alumnus, you will:

To ensure that you stay engaged with the Alumni Network, please share your up to date contact details  by completing the alumni update form

If you no longer wish to hear from the CSC Alumni Team, email us at

Become a CSC ambassador

You can support the CSC’s work by becoming an ambassador for Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships in your community and workplace. Our alumni are fantastic advocates for the scheme and play an important role in demonstrating the impact of our awards. Don’t forget to reference your Commonwealth Scholarship in your CV and biography, and to encourage other high-achieving individuals to apply. We will let you know when applications open for our scholarships so you can tell colleagues and friends.

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