University of Stirling
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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
Scholarship Name Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
Nationality Any

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID) and UK universities, including the University of Stirling, to jointly support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

The University of Stirling had six Commonwealth Shared Scholarships in the 2017-2018 academic year.  Details of the number of awards for 2018/9 will be announced shortly.

Number of awards tbc
Value Awards cover air fares, maintenance allowance and tuition fees.
Deadline Scholarship applications for 2017 entry are now closed. Information for applicants for 2018 will be available in January 2018.


Awards are for the following taught Masters programmes only and are normally tenable for one year.

Details of eligible programmes will be announced shortly.

The University supports the student stipend for the award holder (at the rate set by the UK government). The CSC funds the cost of tuition fees (at overseas rate), return airfares, and other allowances. 

More information is available at


Candidates must:

  • be nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) a developing Commonwealth country, and not currently be living or studying in a developed country
  • hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level with extensive relevant work experience
  • provide evidence of English proficiency at the time of application
  • have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country
  • be able to confirm in writing that neither they or their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
  • be willing to confirm that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete
  • hold an offer of a place for the one of the programmes listed below before 23 March 2018. Applications must include a transcript to date, 1 academic references, English proficiency test and a personal statement detailing how they will benefit from the scholarship with their application.

How to apply

Applicants are required to apply to the University for their programme of choice. In order to be considered for an award applicants must hold an offer of a place. Applicants are also required to complete the Commonwealth electronic applications process.  


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