Commonwealth Shared Scholarship (University of Strathclyde)

Awarded By: University of Strathclyde in UK
Updated on Feb 28, 2024
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Sri Dubey
Course: Masters
Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Amount: Pound 36,925
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship is awarded for pursuing MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University of Strathclyde. A student can get a maximum amount of GBP 36925 and the scholarship amount will be given one time only. The scholarship amount can be used for paying tuition, living, travel, airfare and others. The University will give preference to candidates who already hold a first degree with FIRST CLASS HONOURS (or equivalent). 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

  • MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Economics Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Entrepreneurship, History
  • Law, Mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • Politics, Environmental engineering
  • International relations, Renewable energy
  • MSc Offshore Wind Energy
  • MSc Applied Economics
  • MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology
  • MSc Diplomacy & International Security
  • MSc Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment

Scholarship amount details

The total amount payout includes Tuition (£21,850) + Living expenses (£13,335) .
Approved airfare from the applicant’s home country to the UK and return at the end of the award.
Examination fees.
Warm Clothing Allowance .
A grant towards the expenses of preparing a dissertation, where applicable.
A grant for expenses for approved study travel within the UK or overseas.
Excess baggage allowance when returning home.
Reimbursement of the cost of mandatory tuberculosis (TB) test, where required for a visa application (receipts must be supplied) – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC.
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 104.90 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: one time
It also covers the following-.
No additional allowances are available for spouses or other dependents.
If you are selected and plan to travel with a family you are responsible for all costs related to them.
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 ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, UK, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia, Fiji, Mauritius, South Africa, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Malta, Barbados, Guyana, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Malawi, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Required Supporting Documentation:

  • References from at least two individuals – Applicants must submit referee details on the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing all higher education qualifications (with certified translations if not in English)
  • Proof of citizenship or refugee status

Application Process:

  • Applicants should first apply to study one of the taught Master’s courses offered in the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme
  • Applicants must take the necessary steps to secure admission to their course at the same time as applying for a Shared Scholarship
  • Applicants must check with their chosen university for their specific advice, admission requirements, and rules for applying
  • Applicants must make their Shared Scholarship application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that they are required to complete by their chosen university The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system
  • Information on how to use the online application system is available on the CSC website

Additional Information: :

  • Students can apply for more than one taught Master’s course and/or to more than one university through the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme, but they may only accept one offer of a Shared Scholarship
  • The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make a change
  • They are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates and eligible countries
  • These scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching and are tenable for one year only

Application Documents:

Type of Document Indicates if Document is Required to be Submitted
LOR Required
Essay Required
Transcripts Required
Passport Required

Scholarship Application:No separate application link provided.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

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Additional Information: The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make a change.
They are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates and eligible countries.
These scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, Ph.D.
study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching, and are tenable for one year only.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • To apply for this scholarship, students must:
    • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by 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 Sep/Oct 2021.
    • Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
    • The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree.
    • 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.
  • Preference will be given to the following candidates:
    • Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:
      • Academic merit of the candidate.
      • The potential impact of the study on the development of the candidate’s home country.

Special Restrictions: Must return to home country after course completion. Students will be required to sign an undertaking to return to their home country as soon as possible after the end of their award.
Exams Details:

Exam Name Requirements
12 Required (minimum score 60.0%)

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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 bachelor’s education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
Students will be auto considered for the scholarship. No separate application link provided.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time