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Commonwealth PhD Positionsfor Students from Commonwealth Countries in the UK, 2020

Brilliant aspirants from high-income Commonwealth Countries are invited to apply for the Commonwealth PhD Positionsto study at a recognized UK university.

The fund is established to support those eligible candidates who wish to study the full-time doctoral study at a UK university in session 2021-2022.



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Excellent opportunity for aspirants from high-income Commonwealth countries

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The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission operates within the framework of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan. It provides the main UK government award scheme led by international development objectives.

Why should apply to this program? The program provides a professional, high-quality career and information service for students. Students can get the work experience that may be required for their future career

Application Deadline: 20 July 2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Educational fund
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: Anguilla, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Malta, New Zealand, Seychelles, St Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree in any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria: The applicants have lived in an eligible Commonwealth country for a period of 5 years for a continuous period within the last 10 years.
  • Applicant must be available to start your academic studies in the UK between January to March 2020 (to be agreed by the CSC).
  • Aspirants must have top hold an unconditional offer from your chosen university/universities listed on your CSC online application, at the point of being notified that you have been provisionally selected for an award by the CSC.

How to Apply

If you are excited towards this bursary then you are required to be registered as a PhD degree student at a recognized UK university. After taking affirmation, aspirants can download and submit the award application form.

Additional Information

  • Must attach the supporting statement from a proposed supervisor at one or more of the UK universities named on your application form, references from at least two individuals, full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications, proof that you are a citizen of an eligible Commonwealth country: a copy of your valid passport (or national ID card) showing your photograph, date of birth, and country of citizenship.
  • You are needed to hold your first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honors standard, or a second class degree and relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)./
  • Students must demonstrate that their current level of English language proficiency meets the University’s English proficiency policy.

Benefits: Each successful candidate will get the educational fund for their studies.

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  1. innocent Abaho says:

    thank you . Am looking for a for PHD in health systems and capacity strengthening under common wealth program, which universities do offer this program?

  2. Jean Eddy FANANANTSOA says:

    Thank you very much for this information about the program. My name is Jean Eddy and I am from Madagascar, my question is that can i apply for this application ?

    Thank you

  3. Zeenat Niazi says:

    I am specifically looking for full or partial funding for PhD at the University of York, UK for the term beginning Fall 2020.
    I am an Indian citizen, aged 52 years with a unconditional admission to the University of York for 2020.
    Will appreciate a response that caters to my specific requirement

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