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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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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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Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 20

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 20 (March 2015): Our Scholars and Fellows, Education in small states, News round-up, Our alumni, Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, Networks and events

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Trajectories and impact of UK Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme alumni: Interim quantitative analysis

Trajectories and impact of UK Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme alumni: Interim quantitative analysis

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. Respondents to the surveys are drawn from all of the CSC-administered scholarship schemes, over 60 disciplinary fields, 50 Commonwealth countries, and as far back as 1963. The cycle is now […]

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