The Commonwealth Distance-Learning Scholarships which is funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth, is giving an opportunity to exceptional students to undergo a degree program in the UK while working in their home country.
The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make a change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates.
Application Deadline: 26th April 2021
Eligible Countries: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, The Gambia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia
- Applicants must be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country or be a British Protected Person
- Applicants must be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
- Applicants must hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard; a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
- Applicants must be unable to afford to study their chosen course without this scholarship.
Application Process: Applicants should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. Click here for a list of participating universities and eligible courses.