Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Anniversary Endowment Fund Commonwealth Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by member universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth.

The scheme, which will be expanded from 2019 and become known as the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships, is majority funded through the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) endowment fund.

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.



They are fully-funded, providing full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance). The scholarships are not applicable to distance learning courses and applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level to be eligible to apply.

Applications are now open for eight fully-funded Master’s scholarships available for courses starting in January/February 2019 in: Papua New Guinea – one scholarship available South Africa – four scholarships available South Pacific – one scholarship available Sri Lanka – two scholarships available. Details of the Universities and subjects sponsored by the Scholarships are below. Further information can be accessed through selecting the Commonwealth Country name in the table on the following page which will direct you to the relevant webpage.

Applications close on 13 July 2018.

More information visit: Association of Commonwealth Universities

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