Commonwealth Scholarships 2017/2018 for Study in low and middle income countries (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline:10 March 2017 at midnight GMT.

The Association of Commonwealth Universities Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth. They are majority funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP).

The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country.

The scholarships

  • 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.

Eligibility

  • 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.

2017 scholarships

The Association of Commonwealth Universities are currently offering 17 scholarships, tenable at ACU member universities in 10 low and middle income Commonwealth countries. For more information about each scholarship and to apply, see the links below.

Bangladesh – University of Dhaka, one scholarship available (all Master’s courses) – find out more and apply


Botswana – University of Botswana, one scholarship available (MSc Mechanical Engineering only) – find out more and apply


Ghana – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), two scholarships available (all Master’s courses) – find out more and apply


Ghana – University of Ghana, one scholarship available (all Master’s courses) – find out more and apply


Kenya – Kenyatta University, Maseno University, Moi University, The Technical University of Kenya, and/or University of Nairobi, three scholarships available (all Master’s courses) – find out more and apply


Mauritius – University of Mauritius, one scholarship available (all Master’s courses) – find out more and apply


Pakistan – COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), three scholarships available (various Master’s subjects) – find out more and apply


Swaziland – University of Swaziland, one scholarship available (Agricultural, Environmental, Food, and Animal Sciences Master’s only) – find out more and apply


Tanzania – University of Dar es Salaam, one scholarship available (Agriculture, Climate Change, Economics, Engineering, and Natural Resources courses only) – find out more and apply


Uganda – Islamic University in Uganda, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda Christian University, and/or Uganda Martyrs University, two scholarships available (various Master’s subjects) – find out more and apply


West Indies – University of the West Indies, one scholarship available (various Master’s subjects) – find out more and apply

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2017

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