Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (University of Bristol)

Awarded By: University of Bristol
Updated on Dec 21, 2023
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Course: Masters
Deadline: Dec 13, 2022
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Scholarship Overview

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is awarded for pursuing a Master’s degree at the University of Bristol. A student can get a maximum amount of GBP 39725 and the scholarship amount will be given one time only.

The scholarship amount can be used for paying tuition, living, travel, airfare, and others. To be eligible for the award, applicants must have completed their Bachelor’s degree and passed the 12th grade.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
  • This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Bristol in the United Kingdom:
    • Master of Science Water and Environmental Management
    • Master of Science Climate Change Science and Policy
    • Master of Science Education (Policy and International Development)
    • Master of Science Epidemiology
    • Master of Science Gender and International Relations
    • LLM Law and Globalisation
    • Master of Science Public Policy
    • Master of Science Water and Environmental Management

Scholarship amount details

    • There are eight awards in 2023/24 for students studying an eligible one-year taught postgraduate programme
    • The Shared Scholarship covers:
    • tuition fees
    • maintenance/living cost stipend
    • return flights
    • thesis grant
    • study travel grant (if applicable)
    • a one-off arrival allowance

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

Eligible student nationality

India, Malaysia, Fiji, Mauritius, South Africa, Bangladesh, Barbados, Guyana, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British VirginIslands, Cameroon, Dominica, FalklandIslands, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, SolomonIslands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and CaicosIslands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • One letter of recommendation
  • University/College transcripts and certificates by the awarding body
  • As part of the application, applicants will be asked how their inclusion on the programme will benefit their home country

Application Link:
https://fs29.formsite.com/m3nCYq/wfeafywiw0/index.html

Additional Information:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

  • One letter of recommendation
  • University/College transcripts and certificates by the awarding body
  • As part of the application, applicants will be asked how their inclusion on the programme will benefit their home country

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship application open 03 November 2022
Scholarship Deadline 13 December 2022
Scholarship Decision date Not Available
Interview Date Not Available
FAQ Link Not Available
Contact email Not Available
Contact number Not Available

 

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants:

  • Must be a Commonwealth country citizen, refugee, or British protected person
  • Are expected to hold an upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in engineering or science
  • Must meet the English language requirements to meet UKBA Tier 4 visa regulations:
    • IELTS- Overall 65, with a minimum 60 in all bands
    • PTE- Overall score of 67, with no skill below 60
  • Must not presently be living or studying in a developed country, or must not have previously studied in a developed country than his/her home country

To be eligible for the award, applicants must have completed their Bachelor degree and passed the 12th grade. To be eligible for this award, international students must take English proficiency tests such as IELTS and PTE. Students will require the following documentation to apply for the scholarship: LOR.

    You will need to sign an undertaking that you:

  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present, living or studying in a developed country;
  • have not undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country;
  • are unable to pay to study in the UK either funding your studies yourself or with the help of your family
  • will return to your home country as soon as the award ends. Award holders must return home within four weeks of the end of their programme after submitting their dissertation. Attending the graduation ceremony is not part of the award

Scholarship Restriction:

  • Must return to home country after course completion
  • Candidates are required to return to their home country

Exams Details:

Exam Name Indicates if Exam is Required and Cutoff (if any)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 67)
12th Required
UG Required (minimum score 60.0%)

 

Additional Information:

  • Applicants will be required to sign an undertaking that they:
  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present, living or studying in a developed country;
  • have not undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country;
  • are themselves (or their family), unable to pay to study in the UK;
  • will return to their home country as soon as the award ends

iSchoolConnect Rating

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from all countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. This scholarship needs a separate external application.
What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts,Letter of Recommendation, Statement of Purpose, CV

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Not available.