Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in UK for Developing Countries

Commonwealth is welcoming applications for its Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in the UK for Developing Countries.

Description

Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in UK for Developing Countries is a scholarship program by Commonwealth that offers financial aid to exceptional students from developing countries to enable them pursue a PhD taught programme at participating Universities.

Deadline: 13th August 2021 by 17:00 (GMT)

Course starts: 2022

Number of Awards: Not specified

Degree type: PhD Degree

Host: Commonwealth in collaboration with University Kingdom Universities and Academic institutions

Target demographic: Students from developing Commonwealth countries

Country of Study: United Kingdom

Field of study: Any accredited Postgraduate programme offered at participating universities and or academic institutions

Offered Since: 1959

Duration of Award: 12 months

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in UK for Developing Countries scholarship program, applicants must:

° hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second-class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)

° Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person

° Be registered for a PhD at a university in an eligible Commonwealth country by the time your scholarship is confirmed (September 2021)

° Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country

° Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by January 2022

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in UK for Developing Countries scholarship award is worth up to and covers the following costs, including:

¶ Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas

¶ Warm clothing allowance, where applicable

¶ Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,116 per month, or £1,369 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2020-2021 levels)

How to Apply

To apply for the Commonwealth Split-site PhD Scholarship in the UK for Developing Countries, applicants are advised to visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best, Scholars.

Website: https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-split-site-scholarships-for-low-and-middle-income-countries/

 

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