Study in UK: Commonwealth Split-Site PhD Scholarships 2023 (FULLY FUNDED)
This Scholarship is Funded by the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise have the financial resources or afford to study in the UK.
Purpose: The Purpose is to widen access to UK equipment and expertise for high quality doctoral candidates from low- and middle-income Commonwealth countries, and to contribute to UK and Commonwealth higher education and research through collaboration and partnerships.
UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Low and Middle Income Countries
Papua New Guinea
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Full Scholarship (Fully Funded)
Scholarships to be taken at:
Eligible Commonwealth Country University
- Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
- Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
- Be registered for a PhD at a university in an eligible Commonwealth country by the time your Scholarship starts (September 2023)
- Ensure that an institutional or departmental link exists between your home university and your proposed UK university. This link must be greater than simply a collaboration between individuals
- Be unable to afford studies in the UK without the scholarship
- Applicant must be available to start academic studies in the UK by the commencement of the UK academic year in September, 2023.
- Applicants are to provide all supporting documents in the required formats.
- By September 2023, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a lower second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
Applications must include supporting documentation to be eligible.
Note that candidates are required to collect references and supporting statements, on institution letterhead or an email clearly showing the sender’s details, from referees and proposed supervisors in the UK and then upload them in PDF format to the application system with their other supporting documentation.
• Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award
Approved tuition fees
• Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,236 per month, or £1,516 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at current levels)
• Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
• Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
• If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £529 per month for the first child, and £131 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK
2nd March 2023 at (16:00 GMT)
How to Apply
Interested candidates should:
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