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Study a Master’s in the UK – apply for a 2016 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship!

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for the 2016 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 […]


UK citizens: apply now for Commonwealth Scholarships to study in India

25 November 2015

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study in India. The scholarships, offered through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, are for Master’s, PhD, or postdoctoral study starting in 2016. The scholarships support tuition fees, a return airfare, a living allowance, and other expenses. The closing date for applications is 4 January 2016. […]

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Tracing the outcomes of study abroad scholarships

12 October 2015

The week of 15-18 September 2015 saw the 27th annual conference of the European Association for International Education (EAIE) held in Glasgow, UK. As part of our ongoing investment in new methods and strategies for understanding the outcomes of scholarships, Dr Matt Mawer from the CSC’s Evaluation team joined a panel of colleagues from EP-Nuffic […]

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Regional Network Coordinators for 2015-2016

21 September 2015

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK is seeking to appoint new Regional Network Coordinators for the 2015-2016 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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Commonwealth Scholar wins Education UK Alumni Award for social impact

18 August 2015

Dr Rajesh Babu Bhatchala, a 2008 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from India, has won the 2015 Education UK Alumni Award for Social Impact, for his commitment to providing affordable eye care to people living in rural India. After completing his Scholarship at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, studying for a Master’s in Community […]

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A summer of events for Commonwealth Scholars

04 August 2015

Commonwealth Scholars have recently attended events in some of London’s most historic and fascinating locations. In addition to the annual Farewell Event on Thursday 9 July, which was held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Scholars have attended receptions at Marlborough House, the Houses of Parliament, and the Bank of England. Commonwealth Secretariat 50th anniversary This year marks the […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize presented to winner

04 August 2015

Dr Ben Irving, joint winner of the 2014 Taylor and Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with his award at a recent event at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London. Ben received his award from the Prime Minister of Tuvalu – and former Commonwealth Scholar – the Hon Enele Sopoaga, […]

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Posted in Alumni, Alumni events, Best Journal Article Prize 2014, Events, News

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