The Department for International Development (DFID) and the University of Oxford, London is accepting applications from International Students for the £12,780 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme. The Commonwealth Share scholarship is awarded o Masters Degree Students from nations identified with the organization.
This year, online application for those who wish to study in any university in the United Kingdom, UK will close between 8th or 19th January 2018, depending on the candidates chosen course of study. You are expected to start your application immediately.
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru,
Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Rwanda, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri-Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Worth of Scholarship: The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £12,780.
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:
- Be nationals of a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present living or studying in a developed country;
- Hold a first degree at either first class or upper second class level
- have good academic records
Application: To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 19 January 2018, depending on your course). If you meet initial eligibility criteria, you will also be asked to complete an application form produced by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.
Online submissions are made on Oxford University Website: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/fees-and-funding/graduate-scholarships/university-wide-scholarships/commonwealth-shared-scholarships-scheme