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Evaluation profile: Samwel Marwa Werema

Dr Samwel Werema was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 2002 to pursue a PhD at the University of Strathclyde. He had previously attained a Master’s qualification in Accounting and Finance at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and was working as an Assistant Lecturer at the Open University of Tanzania. After completing his PhD, […]

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Dr Valda Henry, 1998 Commonwealth Scholar from Dominica

Evaluation profile: Valda Henry

Dr Valda Henry is the Chief Executive Officer of VF Inc., a consulting firm based in Dominica that provides services in a variety of areas including corporate governance and human resource management. She completed a PhD in Finance in 2001 on a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of Warwick. Through her PhD and work, Valda has […]

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Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 19  (June 2014): Our Scholars and Fellows, Benefits of internationalisation, News round-up, Our alumni, Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, Networks and events

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A study of research methodology used in evaluations of international scholarship schemes for higher education

International scholarship schemes for higher education are widely supported by governments, supranational bodies, and charitable organisations as part of both public diplomacy and developmental assistance commitments. Although the objectives of many scholarship schemes have evolved over the period of their administration, commitment to scholarships remains strong. Increasingly, scholarship providers have invested time and resources into […]

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Evaluation profile: Rizwanul Islam

Before his retirement in 2009, Dr Rizwanul Islam was Special Advisor for the International Labour Organisation (ILO), based in Geneva, Switzerland. He completed a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1976. Throughout his career, Rizwan had many different roles including Associate Professor at the University of Dhaka […]

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