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Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

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These scholarships are jointly offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and selected UK universities. They support students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate master’s study.

Subject areas

This scholarship is for study on specific courses across a range of subject areas. The list of eligible programmes for 2021 will be published here in February 2021:

What is covered

This scholarship covers:

Who can apply

To apply for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

Applications for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are currently closed but are expected to open in February 2021.

1.    Apply for this scholarship on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website.

2.    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to apply for their chosen course using our online postgraduate application form.

Further information

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission provides more information on this scholarship.

The Commission will normally only fund your first UK master’s degree. You’ll need to provide justification if you’re applying for a second UK master’s degree.

Further Commonwealth Scholarship opportunities include:

What’s it like to be a University of Southampton Commonwealth Shared Scholar?

Meet some of our most recent scholars as they share their experience of being a Commonwealth Shared Scholar at the University of Southampton.

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