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Review of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission Doctoral Scholarship Programme 1960-2015

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has offered Scholarships for PhD study from the outset and they remain a core element of the Commission’s portfolio. From 1960 to 2015, the period under consideration for this review, over 7,500 individuals from 60 countries across the Commonwealth have taken up these PhD scholarships. Almost 7,150 of these scholars undertook […]

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Building Bridges: The Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarship Programme 1998-2018

The CSC is pleased to release the findings from its Split-site programme review, Building Bridges: The Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarship Programme 1998-2018. This report would be of interest to anybody involved in or interested in higher education and development, doctoral research, research partnerships, or international scholarships. Drawing upon 330 survey responses, 70 interviews with scholars […]

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What did our alumni tell us in 2016?

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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Evaluation profile: Rebecca Tibenderana

Dr Rebecca Tibenderana is a 2015 Commonwealth Medical Fellow from Uganda. She spent six months at University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to her fellowship, she had completed a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, and later a MMed in Internal Medicine. Her further studies were […]

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Evaluation profile: Kevin James

Professor Kevin James was a Commonwealth PhD Scholar at the University of Edinburgh’s Department of Economic and Social History from 1997-2000. Since completing his PhD, he has pursued an academic career at the University of Guelph, Canada; his primary research interests are British and Irish history, migration and tourism. In addition to research and teaching, […]

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Successes and complexities: the outcomes of UK Commonwealth Scholarships 1960-2012

Since 2012, the CSC has been conducting a cycle of evaluation surveys designed to generate insight into the experiences, achievements, and difficulties of our alumni. By mid-2015, we had sent a survey to 100% of the members of our alumni network for whom we had current contact details. Almost 2,100 Scholars and Fellows responded to […]

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