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Directory of Commonwealth Scholars updated for 2016

The Directory of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows has been updated to include 2015 Scholars and Fellows who have studied in the UK. The Directory now contains the names of over 34,000 individuals from across the Commonwealth who have benefited from the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan since it began in 1959. In addition, there are […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize presented to joint winner

Dr Sandhya Sukumaran, joint winner of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with her award at the recent launch of the Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF) on 19th December in Delhi. Sandhya received her award from the Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Richard Middleton, […]

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Launch of Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF)

The Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF) was launched in Delhi on 19th December 2015 by Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK, Mr Richard Middleton. There are more than 4,600 Commonwealth alumni across India with many now holding prominent positions in academia and government.  The aims of the association are […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize presented to winner

Dr Ben Irving, joint winner of the 2014 Taylor and Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with his award at a recent event at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London. Ben received his award from the Prime Minister of Tuvalu – and former Commonwealth Scholar – the Hon Enele Sopoaga, […]

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The second cohort of young people trained through the D'Girls Initiative

Supporting youth and enhancing development in Cameroon’s rural communities

Nelly Shella Tchaptcheut Yonga, 2014 Commonwealth Professional Fellow and Coordinator of the Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC) in Buea, Cameroon, reports on her activities after her fellowship. It’s been 3 months since my return from the UK and it already feels like a year. My Professional Fellowship at the National Youth Agency enabled me to explore […]

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Current Commonwealth Scholars Dr Shaheda Anwar (l) and Dr Masuma Pervin Mishu (r) with Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury (centre)

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury: education is most important Commonwealth contribution to Bangladesh

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and Commonwealth Scholar, believes that the most important contribution made by the Commonwealth to Bangladesh is education. Shirin, who was recently appointed Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), also told the CSC that her Commonwealth Scholarship was a ‘significant and integral part of my life’. She was […]

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