Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP)


The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.

The CSC invites around three times more nominations than scholarships available – therefore, nominated candidates are not guaranteed to get a scholarship. There are no quotas for scholarships for any individual country. Candidates nominated by national nominating agencies are in competition with those nominated by universities/university bodies, and the same standards will be applied to applications made through either channel.

Levels and subjects of study
You can apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship for the following levels of study:

•Master’s (one-year courses only)

Terms and conditions and eligibility

Funding information


Fees, travel and maintenance

Funding applies to:
International (non-EU) applicants
Funding notes:

Commonwealth countries only

Funding duration:

up to 3 years

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Application deadline:

19 November 2015

Deadline notes:

For receipt of nominations in London.