Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. For information on other scholarships offered by the CSC, visit our Apply page.
The 2016 round of applications is closed. Results will be sent to nominating agencies/universities in April 2016.
Information on 2017 Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study will be available on this page in August 2016.
Please note that the CSC does not charge candidates to apply for any of its scholarships or fellowships through its Electronic Application System (EAS), and it does not charge organisations to nominate candidates.
- Commonwealth Scholarships 2016 prospectus – this is provided for information purposes only and details are subject to change for the 2017 round of applications.