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Want to study a Master’s in the UK? Apply for a 2015 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship!

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for the 2015 academic year. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships support Master’s study and are jointly funded by the CSC and UK universities. These fully-funded scholarships are intended for students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to afford to study in the UK, to gain skills […]

Richard Middleton

New Chair of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission appointed

10 December 2014

Richard Middleton has been appointed Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom. Richard, who was recently appointed a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Middlesex University, will take up the post on 1 January 2015. He succeeds Professor Tim Unwin in the role. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) awards over 900 […]

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The President of the Republic of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam, during his state visit to the UK in October 2014

Reformed Royal Commonwealth Society of Singapore to support new Commonwealth Scholarships in innovation

27 October 2014

A newly-revived Royal Commonwealth Society of Singapore will encourage new innovation-focused Commonwealth Scholarships for Singaporeans to study in the UK, announced HM The Queen last week, during a state banquet in honour of President Tony Tan Keng Yam. The scholarships will enable more leading Singaporeans to come to the country to complete their education. Singapore […]

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Regional Network Coordinators for 2014-2015

03 October 2014

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK is seeking to appoint new Regional Network Coordinators for the 2014-2015 academic year. Our Regional Networks connect current Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows in the same university or region in the UK, and are a key part of the CSC’s activity for award holders. The Regional Networks offer great […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize open for entries!

27 August 2014

The CSC and the Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the 2014 Best Journal Article Prize is now open for entries. More information about the Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize Eligibility To enter the 2014 Best Journal Article Prize, you must: Be currently studying for a PhD, OR Have […]

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‘Nyasigwelin’: A transgender concept among Jop’adhola community in Uganda

22 August 2014

‘Removing the divide: respecting and understanding cultures’ was the theme of a postgraduate conference held at Cardiff University on 20 June 2014. Organised by Cardiff University School of Social Sciences and Welsh School of Architecture, in collaboration with Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK, the event featured presentations on multidisciplinary topics exploring the broad theme […]

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Evaluation profile: Samwel Marwa Werema

19 August 2014

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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