Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
- living expenses
- travel expenses
Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required to support sustainable development and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from low- and middle-income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study in the UK on selected one-year courses, jointly supported by UK universities.
Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,347 per month, or £1,652 per month for Scholars at universities in the London metropolitan area; this must be paid for the full duration of the scholarship.
Warm clothing allowance of £522.
Applications for 2024/25 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are scheduled to open in early November 2023 and close in mid-December 2023. Exact opening and closing dates will be given nearer the time along with the full timetable for the nominations process taking place in early 2024.