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Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships

Applications for Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarships are currently closed for 2023 entry, however further information about the scheme can be found here.

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.

Candidates will be chosen based on:

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.

Further information

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission provides more information on this scholarship.

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