Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (University of the West Scotland)

Awarded By: University of the West of Scotland in UK
Updated on Apr 4, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Apr 4, 2024
Amount: POUND 17,250
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is awarded for pursuing MSc Biotechnology at University of the West of Scotland. A student can get a maximum amount of GBP 17250 and the scholarship amount will be given one time only. The scholarship amount can be used for paying tuition, living, travel and airfare. To be eligible for the award, applicants must have completed their 12th grade and also possess a Bachelor degree. In order to apply for the scholarship, students need the following documents: LOR and Official Transcripts.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree
This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of the West of Scotland in the United Kingdom

  • Master of Science in Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Waste and Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology


Scholarship amount details

The Scholarship covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Maintenance/ living cost stipend
  • Return flights
  • Thesis grant
  • Study grant (if applicable)

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 105.74 (last updated 23rd December 2024).
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
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
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Applicants should first apply to the University of the West of Scotland for one of the eligible MSc degrees
  • Applications for the scholarship should be made through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS)

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Academic Transcripts Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application Final End date Not Available


Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status from an eligible Commonwealth country* or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK, by the start of the UK academic year in September
  • Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high-income country (as classified by the World Bank)
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
  • Applicants must hold an offer of study for the MSc

Special Restrictions:
Must return to home country after course completion
Student must be willing to return to their own country to work or study

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 60%)


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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 various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education and a bachelor degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Academic Transcripts, LOR, etc.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time