The University of Stirling Commonwealth Shared Scholarship In UK 2020

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships program is a combined action between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities to aid students from commonwealth countries to school full-time in the United Kingdom in a postgraduate Masters’s course.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for students from developing Commonwealth countries searching for opportunities to study selected postgraduate Master’s courses.

Background information

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships program is a combined action between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities to aid students from commonwealth countries to school full-time in the United Kingdom in a postgraduate Masters’s course.

Scholarship Courses

We offer scholarships for the following courses:

  • MLitt Publishing Studies
  • MSc Environmental Management (Conservation)
  • MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)
  • MSc Sustainable Aquaculture
  • MSc International Conflict and Cooperation
  • MSc Heritage

Scholarship Benefit

The scholarship covers the following:

  • tuition fees
  • maintenance/ living cost stipend
  • return flights
  • thesis grant
  • study travel grant (if applicable)
  • one-off arrival allowance

Eligible Countries

When considering candidates for nomination, please note that the Commission would like to maintain a gender balance amongst nominated candidates.

The Commission would also like to ensure there is a geographical spread of candidates and particularly welcomes applicants from the following countries:

  • Eswatini
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tanzania
  • The Gambia
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia

Eligibility and availability

To qualify, you must:

  • Be a citizen of an eligible Commonwealth country, or be under British protection.
  • Be a resident in a qualified Commonwealth country.
  • Be ready to begin your studies in the UK by the beginning of the UK academic year in September/October 2020
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard
  • Or have a second-class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
  • Not have worked or studied in a high-income country (as classified by the World Bank)
  • Financially incapable of studying in the UK without this scholarship

Eligibility information can be found on the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships website.

How to Apply

Applicants need to apply to the University of Stirling for one of the eligible courses. To be considered for an award, applicants must have an admission offer at Stirling.

We recommend applying to Stirling well before any deadlines for this scholarship.

Applicants must then submit a separate application using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS) between 6 November 2019 and 4 pm, 18 December 2019.

Conclusion

International students looking for an opportunity to study abroad but have limited finances should make good use of this opportunity.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships were created to help international students fulfil their dreams of studying in the United Kingdom.

Application for this scholarship will be closing soon; share with your friends in other countries looking for an opportunity to study in the United Kingdom.

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