The University of Edinburgh has three Commonwealth Shared Scholarships to offer for the 2022 academic year.
The University of Edinburgh Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and UK universities, including the University of Edinburgh, to jointly support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.Table of Content
The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) provides the main UK government scholarship scheme led by international development objectives. The CSC is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for International Development (DFID). The CSC operates within the framework of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) and is a vivid demonstration of the UKï¿½s enduring commitment to the Commonwealth. By supporting innovators and leaders of the future from across the Commonwealth, and by attracting outstanding talent to Britainï¿½s universi... read more
The award is financed jointly by the University of Edinburgh and DfID. The award will cover:
Duration of Programme: Awards will normally be for one year. Awards cannot be extended or renewed. At the end of the award, candidates are required to return promptly to their home country.
To apply for these scholarships, you must:
All applicants will be informed of the result of their application by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.
It is anticipated that results will be available by the end of May 2022.
Application for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme should be made through the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS).
More details including how to access the Electronic Application System (EAS) can be found on the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission’s website.
Application for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme should be made through the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission's Electronic Application System (EAS).
EAS will be open for applications from 10th November 2021.
The closing date for scholarship applications is 16:00 on 20th December 2021.
More details including how to access the Electronic Application System (EAS) can be found on the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission's website.
Please also ensure that you have applied for admission to one of the programmes detailed above - University of Edinburgh application process