2023 Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students at Bangor University – UK

2023 Commonwealth Scholarships for African Students at Bangor University – UK


 Six (6) scholarships are being offered by Bangor University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission to candidates who want to enroll there in the fall of 2023.

The Commonwealth Scholarships are designed for those who would not otherwise be able to afford to study in the UK and are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). These talented and motivated individuals are able to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for sustainable development through these scholarships.

The CSC will accept nominations for candidates through December 2022 from agencies. The deadline for applications may be determined by nominating organizations independently.

Offered annually? Yes

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Eligible Countries: Preference will be given to students from East and Central African Countries. We are especially interested in applications from strong candidates resident in Uganda and Kenya who are refugees, internally displaced or have otherwise been affected by conflict.

Type: Masters

Number of Awardees: 6

Value of Scholarship: 

Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award

Tuition fees

Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,236 per month,

Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a dissertation, where applicable

Warm clothing allowance and visa reimbursement, where applicable Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas

No additional allowances are available for spouses or other dependants

Eligibility: To apply for these scholarships, you must:

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 available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2023.

By September 2023, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study.

Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.

Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format.

check with the nominating agency for their specific advice and rules for applying, and their own eligibility criteria.

Application Process: Applications must be made using the CSC’s online application system

Candidates must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance – the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:

 National nominating agencies – this is the main route of applications

 Selected non-governmental organisations and charitable bodies

Click the ‘How to Apply’ tab here for further information.

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