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Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens – applications now open!

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study in a range of Commonwealth countries. Scholarships are available during 2013-2014 for Master’s study in eight low and middle income Commonwealth countries, including Cameroon, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, the University of the South Pacific, Sri Lanka, Swaziland and Tanzania. Two of these countries […]

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Role of Commonwealth Scholarships in Commonwealth relations recognised by Parliamentary committee

Commonwealth Scholarships are a cost-effective way of widening opportunities for young people, and the number should increase if the commitment of the UK to strengthening Commonwealth relations is to mean anything. These are key recommendations of a report by UK MPs on the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, published last month. The report on The role […]

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Parliamentary committee recognises value of Commonwealth Scholarships

‘DFID’s support for individuals through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) has been hugely important’, according to the latest report by UK MPs on the Commons Science and Technology Committee. In its report Building scientific capacity for development, the Science and Technology Committee praised Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships as ‘much-valued’ for their role in providing effective support […]

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Mauritian alumni talk about the impact of Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholars from Mauritius talk about how their scholarships have enabled them to make a contribution to the development of their country. This video was shown to ministers at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), held in Mauritius from 28-31 August 2012.

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Mauritius to offer new Commonwealth Scholarships

The newly-established Open University of Mauritius plans to offer 54 Commonwealth Scholarships – one for every Commonwealth country – from next year, it was announced yesterday. The ambitious plan was revealed by Dr Hon Rajesh Jeetah, Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology – and himself a former Commonwealth Academic Fellow (Civil and Environmental […]

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First Commonwealth Fellowship at University of Ibadan awarded to UK researcher

Dr Simon Heap has been awarded the inaugural Britain-Nigeria Educational Trust Commonwealth Fellowship at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The Fellowship, which has been made possible by a donation from the Britain-Nigeria Educational Trust to the CSFP 50th anniversary endowment fund, makes Simon the first UK citizen to hold a Commonwealth Scholarship or Fellowship in […]

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