Friday, February 17, 2017

Commonwealth Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries



Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is pleased to offer scholarships for citizens of all Commonwealth countries to study in member countries. Scholarships are available for masters degree programmes in any subject at participating universities.
CSFP aims to promote and support excellence in high
er education for the benefit of individuals and societies throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world’s first and oldest international university network, established in 1913.
Applicants must be a citizen of any Commonwealth country other than the host country.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program at participating universities.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in any subject.
Scholarship Provider: The scholarships provide
  • The scholarships are fully-funded. They provide full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance).
  • They are for Master’s courses only and are not applicable to distance learning courses.
Scholarship can be taken in Bangladesh, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Pakistan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, West Indies
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
  • Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the host country.
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level.
Nationality: Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship PlanStudents from developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these commonwealth scholarships.
List of Countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Cyprus, Malta, United Kingdom, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu (except for which they are applying i.e. Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, Caribbean (Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago), Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific (Fiji, Samoa) and Sri Lanka).
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a first degree of upper second class standard (or above) in a discipline relevant to that in which study is proposed.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there. 
How to Apply: Email the completed application form to the email address.
Applicants should submit:
  • High school certificates
  • Undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
  • Scan of photo page of passport
  • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language
  • At least one academic reference
  • University offers letter for the institution
Scholarship Application Deadline: All applications close on March 10, 2017.

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