What is it all about?
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes in the world. Since its establishment in 1959, it has provided opportunities for over 30,000 citizens to study abroad.
The CSFP endowment fund supports Commonwealth Scholarships hosted by low and middle income countries, making a new range of study destinations available to all Commonwealth citizens. The fund is managed by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
Applications are now open for Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s level study starting in early 2018 in the following countries:
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
|South Africa||Cape Peninsula University of Technology||Birds as Key to Biodiversity Conservation|
|Durban University of Technology||Climate and Earth Systems Sciences|
|North-West University||Food Security|
|Rhodes University||Invasion Biology|
|Stellenbosch University||Mathematical and Statistical Sciences|
|Tshwane University of Technology||Tree Health Biotechnology|
|University of Cape Town|
|University of Johannesburg|
|University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|University of Pretoria|
|University of South Africa|
|University of the Western Cape|
|University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg|
|University of Venda|
|Sri Lanka||Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) at University of Sri Jayewardenepura||Master of Business Administration (MBA)|
|Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IBMBB) at University of Colombo||MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology|
|MSc Molecular Life Sciences|
What does it cover?
Each award provides:
- Return economy airfare between your home and host countries
- Arrival allowance
- Full tuition fees
- Either a monthly or quarterly living stipend, which should cover living costs, food, and local transport
What can I study?Am I eligible?
To apply for one of these scholarships, you must:
- Be a citizen of any Commonwealth country, EXCEPT the host country
- Have at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a discipline relevant to the course that you propose to study
How to apply:
For full details on how to apply for these scholarships, including the individual application forms for each country, please visit the opportunity provider’s website.
Applications close 30 June 2017.