Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), jointly supported by UK universities.
Participating UK Universities
Level/Field(s) of Study: Eligible Master’s courses offered at participating UK universities, in study fields such as:
Science and technology for development
Strengthening health systems and capacity: Public health, Food Technology, Global health and development..
Promoting global prosperity: Economics, International development, Project Management…
Strengthening global peace, security and governance: International relations, Public Procurement Law and Strategy,..
Strengthening resilience and response to crises: Environment Engineering, Climate Change, Sustainability..
Access, inclusion and opportunity: Health law, Ethics, Education, Globalization, etc.
Full details here
The scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching.
Number of Scholarships: Around 200+ scholarships.
Target group: Nationals of an eligible Commonwealth country (Full list)
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration: Each Scholarship provides approved tuition and examination fees, approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award, stipend, warm clothing allowance, study travel grant, and excess baggage allowance.
The scholarships are usually tenable for one year only.
Eligibility and Application instructions are available here.
Contact our Study Advice team for more information about study options.