Commonwealth Scholarships, funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who would not be able to study in the UK otherwise.
Application Deadline: By December 2022, agencies will nominate candidates to the CSC. Nominating organizations are free to set their own application deadlines.
Every year? Yes
Eligible Countries for 2023 Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students at Bangor University – UK:
Students from East and Central African countries will be given priority. We are especially interested in applications from strong candidates who are refugees, internally displaced, or otherwise affected by conflict and live in Uganda or Kenya.
The number of awardees is six.
Scholarship Worth for 2023 Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students at Bangor University – UK:
- Flights from your home country to the UK and back at the end of your award
- Tuition costs
- A monthly stipend (living allowance) of £1,236 is provided.
- Where applicable, a thesis grant to help with the costs of writing a dissertation.
- Warm clothing allowance and, if applicable, visa reimbursement Study travel grant to help with the costs of studying in the UK or abroad.
There are no additional allowances for spouses or other dependents.
Eligibility for 2023 Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students at Bangor University – UK
To apply for these scholarships, you must do the following:
- Be a citizen of an eligible Commonwealth country or have been granted refugee status by one, or be a British Protected Person.
- Be a permanent resident of a Commonwealth country.
- Be ready to begin your academic studies in the UK by the beginning of the UK academic year in September 2023.
- Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (typically a Master’s degree) by September 2023. A second UK Master’s degree would not normally be funded by the CSC. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you must explain why you want to pursue this course of study.
- Without this scholarship, you would be unable to study in the UK.
- I have submitted all required supporting documentation.
- Check with the nominating agency for specific application advice and rules, as well as their own eligibility criteria.
How to Apply for 2023 Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students at Bangor University – UK:
Applications must be submitted online through the CSC’s application system.
Candidates must first apply to one of the nominating bodies listed below; the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:
- National nominating agencies are the primary source of applications.
- Non-governmental organizations and charitable organizations of choice
For more information, please see the ‘How to Apply’ tab.
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