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Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships

These scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and funded by the UK Department for International Development. They are for students from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries. They allow students to spend a year in the UK as part of their PhD studies.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate PhD study.

Subject areas

This scholarship is for study across a range of subject areas. It is offered to students whose studies fall under one of these themes:

What is covered

This scholarship covers:

Who can apply

To apply for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

  1. Apply for this scholarship on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website.
  2. Apply to study at Southampton as a Visiting Research Student.

You’ll need to show that there is a strong link between your university and the University of Southampton.

All applications must be submitted by 17:00 (BST) on 13 August 2021 at the latest.

For your application to be eligible for consideration, your application must include all relevant supporting documentation by 17:00 (BST) on 03 September 2021.

Further information

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission provides more information on this scholarship.

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