The application process has changed; applicants should not submit a course application to Strathclyde, they should only submit an application for the scholarship through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s online system. See the How to Apply tab for more details.
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 Sep/Oct 2022;
- Hold a first degree of *at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master's degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master's degree.
- Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high-income country (as classified by the World Bank);
- Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.
*The University will give preference to candidates who already hold a first degree with FIRST CLASS HONOURS (or equivalent).
The eligible courses are:
- MSc Offshore Wind Energy
- MSc Applied Economics
- MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology
- MSc Diplomacy & International Security
- MSc Environmental Engineering
- MSc Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment
- MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering
- MSc Cancer Therapies
The Terms and Conditions as well as the list of courses, institutions, and eligible countries are available on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website at Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make a change. They are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates and eligible countries.
These scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, Ph.D. study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching, and are tenable for one year only.