2021-2022 Commonwealth PhD scholarships

Dschang, UDs/SIC-06/01/21.The Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education announces to the general public and prospective applicants that the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in the United Kingdom is offering 12 PhD scholarships under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan in the United Kingdom tenable from October 2021.

– The scholarships are offered under six (06) themes (domains): – Science and technology for development; – Strengthening health systems and capacity; Promoting global prosperity; – Strengthening global peace, security and governance; – Strengthening resilience and response to crises; – Access, inclusion and opportunity. The award is only open for a three-year PhD programme.

Eligibility: 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; Must hold a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (Master’s degree); Applicants must provide a supporting statement from a named supervisor from at least one of the UK institutions to which they are applying; Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by September, October 2021; Must NOT be registered for a PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, at a UK University before September/October 2021; Must NOT have commenced and be currently registered for a PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, in your home country or elsewhere; Must have provided all supporting documents in the required format; – Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship; – Must have secured admission in a UK University which has a part funding agreement with the CSC. For a list of these universities, visit the CSC website on UK universities. Requirements: – A stamped handwritten application addressed to the Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education; – A copy of the Online Application Form; – A medical certificate of fitness; … – A certified copy of birth certificate; – Copies of University Degrees Certified by your Institutions;…

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