Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

Awarded By: Queen's University Belfast in United Kingdom
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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Course: Masters
Deadline: Feb 26, 2024
Amount: Pound 31,796
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Scholarship Overview

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) provides the UK government scholarship scheme led by international development objectives. It operates within the framework of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) and offers a vivid demonstration of the UK’s enduring commitment to the Commonwealth. By attracting individuals with outstanding talent and identifiable potential from all backgrounds and supporting them to become leaders and innovators on returning to their home countries, the CSC’s work combines sustainable development with the UK national interest and provides opportunities for international partnerships and collaboration.

Applicable course, university, and country

    This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree. This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in Queen’s University Belfast in UK:

  • Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
  • Master of Science in City Planning and Design
  • Master of Public Health in Global Health

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 31,796 => Rs 32,01,857
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 104.90 (last updated 7th December 2023)
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 ? Scholarship amount can be used for this

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, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:

  • Copies of an official Degree/Diploma Certificates, for the qualification(s) already completed
  • Degree transcripts for all completed periods of study (undergraduate level and above)
  • If the applicant’s degree is still in progress, he/she must provide a transcript of the results achieved to date. This can be requested from his/her University
  • Certified translations, if the applicant’s original documents are not in English
  • If he/she does not have translations at the time of application, please forward by email to when available
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • Applicants must include the names and contact details of two referees, normally academics, who are familiar with your undergraduate and/or postgraduate studies
  • If they have taken a higher degree or postgraduate course, one of their referees should normally be from that institution
  • If they have been away from higher education for some time, they may use an employer as one of their referees
  • Other documents, (such as a resume, writing samples, portfolios) as requested by the department

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
University Transcripts Required
Passport Required

Scholarship Application:This scholarship needs a separate external application.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required

Additional Information

  • Candidates must apply for both admission and a scholarship
  • Candidates must apply online for a place on an eligible course at Queen’s University Belfast
  • Candidates must make a scholarship application using the CSC’s online application system. You will need to confirm your Queen’s application number on the scholarship form
  • The University will consider scholarship applications according to: academic merit of the candidate; quality of the plan of study; and potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship EligibilityCandidates 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, or remotely if required, by the start of the UK academic year in September
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format
  • Have applied for and been offered a full time place at Queen’s on the eligible one year Masters programme and must also make a separate scholarship application
  • Satisfy the University’s English Language requirements for entry to the programme normally by the closing date specified or shortly afterwards

Special RestrictionsStudents must confirm that they will return to their home country after the award comes to an end.Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG 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?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

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

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time