Applications are invited from PhD candidates from low and middle-income countries for the Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships 2022. The deadline for submission of applications is February 17, 2022
Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), 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 afford to study in the UK.
The purpose of the scholarship 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.
These scholarships are offered under six themes:
Eligible Commonwealth countries:
Each scholarship provides:
Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:
Scholars should apply to study at a UK university that has a part funding agreement with the CSC. Part funding agreements are at the discretion of individual universities. For a list of universities that have agreed to part-fund Commonwealth Scholarships, visit the UK universities with part funding agreements page on the CSC website.
You must make your application directly to the CSC using the CSC’s online application system. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the CSC’s online application system.
Applications are currently open and will close on Thursday 17 February at 18:00 (GMT).
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