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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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University of Durham 60th Anniversary Event

Commonwealth Scholars studying across the UK North East, North West and Scottish regions were invited to attend a Commonwealth anniversary event, which was hosted by Durham University Business School on 4 December 2019. The theme of the event was ‘Sustainability’ and Scholars enjoyed a talk by a Commonwealth alumnus, Dr Sakib Amin, who completed his […]

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10th Donor Harmonization Group Forum 2019

Annabel Boud, the Programme Manager (Policy) for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC), attended last week’s 10th Donor Harmonization Group Forum, and wrote about her experience for the ACU website: On the 21 and 22 November 2019, the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the British Council and the CSC hosted the 10th Donor […]

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Welcome Event for New Scholars 2019

The Welcome Event for Scholars is the largest event in the CSC calendar, and is a special opportunity for all Commonwealth Scholars studying in the UK to come together at the beginning of their exciting journeys. This year’s Welcome Event was held on Friday 8 November at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. Over […]

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Recruiting: Commonwealth Scholarship Academic Adviser Panel Members

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) has a panel of Academic Advisers who play a critical role in the selection of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows, using an online report form to submit grades and comments which inform scholarship candidate selections made by CSC Commissioners. The CSC is funded by the Department for International Development […]

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