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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 […]

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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Salman Ahmad WCY 2014

Representing youth in the World Conference on Youth 2014

18 August 2014

Salman Ahmad is a 2013 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Pakistan, currently completing a Master’s in International Business at the University of Liverpool. Salman had the opportunity to take part in the World Conference on Youth 2014, and reflects on the outcomes of the conference. In the first week of April 2014, I received an email about […]

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2013 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

15 August 2014

2013 winner Dr Adam Lewandowski (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, DPhil Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford) Preterm Heart in Adult Life: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Reveals Distinct Differences in Left Ventricular Mass, Geometry, and Function, Circulation (Volume 127, Issue 2, 2013) 2013 entrants Dr Mosabber Ahmed (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Signal Processing, Imperial College […]

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