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Apply for University of Stirling, UK Commonwealth Shared Scholarship (Fully-funded)

The University of Stirling, United Kingdom is one of the universities offering the fully-funded Commonwealth Shared Scholarships scheme which is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities, to support students from developing commonwealth countries to study full-time in the United Kingdom on a postgraduate Masters course.

Scholarship Value: The scholarship covers the following:
  • tuition fees
  • maintenance/ living cost stipend
  • return flights
  • thesis grant
  • study travel grant (if applicable)
  • one-off arrival allowance

Applications Deadline: 20 December 2021

Eligible Countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Cameroon
  • Eswatini
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia

Type: Postgraduate coursework

Eligible Field Of Study: 

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must;

  • be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2022
  • by September 2022, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
  • not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high-income country (as classified by the World Bank)
  • be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

Application Process: Applicants need to first apply to the University of Stirling for one of the eligible courses. In order to be considered for an award, applicants must hold an offer of a place at Stirling. We would recommend applying to Stirling well in advance of any deadlines for this scholarship.

Applications must be made using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s online application system, details of which can be found on the CSC’s website under the ‘How to apply’ section

For more information on this scholarship, visit The Official Website

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