Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Creating opportunities to solve global development issues.

8 fully-funded masters scholarships are available at the University of Nottingham in 2020 for students from developing Commonwealth countries, covering:

  • 100% of tuition fees
  • return airfare to the UK
  • a maintenance award and additional allowances

Applications closed for 20/21 entry on Wednesday 18 December 2019.


Eligible countries and courses

The University of Nottingham is delighted to offer these Commonwealth Shared Scholarships in partnership with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC).

Candidates must be a citizen and permanent resident of an eligible country within the Commonwealth, as listed on the CSC website, and must meet our entry requirements for an eligible masters course at the University of Nottingham, listed below.

This scholarship is available for the following postgraduate taught masters degree courses, beginning in September 2020. These courses have been selected to provide the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development within scholars' home countries and communities.

How to apply

  • Applications for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships must be submitted via the CSC website.
  • Applications for 2020-21 entry closed on Wednesday 18 December at 16:00 GMT.
  • Candidates do not need to hold an offer of study at the time of submitting their scholarship application, but we recommend applying to your chosen masters degree at the University of Nottingham as soon as possible.

Find out more on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website


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