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Study in UK: 2018 100% University of Birmingham Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Application Deadline: 31st March, 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the 100% University of Birmingham Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme. Interested students should see the details below.

Study in UK: 2018 100% University of Birmingham Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship Details and FAQs

The University of Birmingham is offering scholarship opportunities to students from developing countries who are looking o acquire a scholarship program at the Institution.

When is the application deadline?

31st March, 2018

Is the scholarship offered annually?


Eligible Countries

Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, BotswanaCameroon, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, LesothoMalawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, SeychellesSierra

Leone, Solomon Islands, South

Africa, Sri Lanka, SwazilandTanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, ZambiaZimbabwe.

In which host country will I be studying?


Eligible Field of Study

Cancer Sciences, Economic Development and Regeneration, Economics.

What is the course level?

Postgraduate taught masters

Number of Awardees


What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The award is financed jointly by the University and the DFID. The award will cover:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Maintenance stipend
  • Air fare to and from the United Kingdom
  • Immigration Health Surcharge costs
  • A one-off arrival allowance payment of approximately £950
  • Thesis expenses of £225
  • Study travel grant up to £200
  • Excess baggage allowance for books up to 10kg on the return flight

How long will the scholarship last? of Scholarship

1 year

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Applicants are expected to hold a first degree at first class level and be under the age of 30 at the time the award begins.
  • Applicants must be nationals of a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present living or studying in a developed country
  • Applicants must be unable to pay to study in the United Kingdom
  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate studies
  • Applicants must also have been offered a place at the University of Birmingham on one of the following postgraduate programmes:
  • MSc Clinical Oncology (School of Cancer Studies)
  • MSc Development Economics (Dept of Economics)

How to Apply for the Scholarship

Interested applicants are advised to apply for this scholarship, you must submit an application to both the University of Birmingham and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

You can complete the University’s application via our online Commonwealth Shared Scholarship application form . To submit your Commonwealth Scholarship Commission application, you must complete the Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS). Guidance on completing this form can be found at http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/shared-scholarships/info-candidates.

Visit The Scholarship Webpage 

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