Fully-funded Masters Scholarships to Study in a Commonwealth Country

The Association of Commonwealth Universities offers eight fully-funded Masters’s Scholarships to allow successful applicants to study in a Commonwealth country.

This offer allows selected applicants to pursue their master’s degree at the University of York in the United Kingdom.

We will be brief and straight to the point. The table of content is right below.

About Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) manages Britain’s contribution to the CSFP.

The CSC supports around 700 awards annually. Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills, and the Scottish Government sponsor the scholarship awards in conjunction with UK universities.

The CSC also nominates UK citizens for scholarships to study in other Commonwealth countries under the CSFP.

About the University of York

The University of York is a collegiate plate glass research university in York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centers, covering many subjects.

A member of the Russell Group of research-led universities, York ranks in THE World University Rankings’ top 150 institutions – one of the youngest universities to do so. Other achievements include a rank of 14th overall and 10th for the impact of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

In addition, York is also the recipient of thirteen Athena Swan awards given to the university in recognition of its support for women scientists.

The university’s main campus is in the southeast of York, a short distance from the city’s historic center.

A recent £750m expansion plan has seen the university extend its campus to include new laboratories and teaching spaces, a sports village, and a start-up incubator called Springboard, which assists businesses and entrepreneurs in the early stages of developing their ideas.

York is an easily accessible city that’s pedestrian-friendly. It is one of the country’s best for cycling, with an extensive network of both cycle lanes and off-road cycle paths.

The city has a vibrant social scene offering a plethora of clubs, bars, and restaurants. At the same time, the university’s Heslington campus champions biodiversity and is home to a wide variety of wildlife within its lake, wetlands, tree trail, and bird sanctuary.

The university also houses two permanent art galleries, several temporary art exhibitions, and numerous sculptures.

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What You Need To Know About The Fully-funded Masters’ Scholarships to Study in a Commonwealth Country

If English is not your first language, you must show that your English language skills are great to help you succeed in your studies.

Level/Field of Study

Scholarships are available for pursuing a master’s program, awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Host Nationality

Fully-funded Commonwealth Masters Scholarship will be taken at the University of York, UK.

Eligible Nationality

Citizens of a Commonwealth country are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarships are fully-funded, providing full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular living allowance.

Number of Scholarships

There are eight scholarships available. The scholarships are available for courses starting in January/February in:

  • Papua New Guinea – one scholarship available
  • South Africa – four scholarships available
  • South Pacific – one scholarship available
  • Sri Lanka – two scholarships available

The Fully-Funded Master’s Scholarships to Study in a Commonwealth Country Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of a Commonwealth country are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: 
    Applicants must be citizens of a Commonwealth country other than the host country.
    Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree of at least upper second level.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language, you will need to show that your English language skills are high enough to succeed in your studies.

How to Apply For The Fully-funded Masters’s Scholarships to Study in a Commonwealth Country

The mode of applying is online. You can commence the application for the scholarship by clicking on the link Online Application.

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Application Deadline

The application for this scholarship has closed. Keep checking on us for more updates.


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