Applications for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are open for the Applicants of Developing Commonwealth Countries. Commonwealth Scholarships, Commonwealth Shared Scholarships and Commonwealth Distance Learning scholarships are very famous in the world for Fully Funded scholarships in UK (United Kingdom) for International Students from Developing Countries. Master Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships are designed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for International students to continue their higher studies (Master) in UK. The aim of commonwealth scholarship is to develop the international collaboration with UK and overseas students, supporting the excellence in UK higher education and give them opportunity to make the sustaining the principles of commonwealth. Master Scholarships in UK

If you are interested to Study in UK then it must be a good chance to avail this opportunity to get the fully funded scholarship in UK. Students from all around the world can apply for the Scholarship in UK named as Commonwealth Scholarship 2020. Students from development fields or research areas will be preferred for this Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships. If you are interested to study at UK universities with financial support and looking for the Scholarships in UK for your higher studies than it is a Chance to apply for Commonwealth Scholarship for Developing Countries. Fully Funded Master Scholarship

Brief Description

  • University or Organization:  Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2020
  • Areas/Major: Maximum
  • Course Level: Postgraduate (master’s degrees)
  • Award: Funded Scholarship
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International Students (Developing Countries)
  • The program can be taken in UK
  • Application Deadline: 13 April 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Students who are interested to apply and secure the Commonwealth Scholarship to Study in UK must fulfill the following eligibility criteria;

  • Applicants must be from developing countries or refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth Country
  • Students should be Permanent resident in one of the developing countries
  • Must have the first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, in simple words students should have the undergraduate (16 years) or equivalent education at the time of applications
  • Applicants are unable to afford the study without this scholarship
  • Language Requirement: English proficiency Test Score (IELTS, TOFEL…etc) are essential for admission in UK Universities or Commonwealth Scholarships in UK

Eligible Countries for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Students from the following countries given below are encouraged to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship in UK 2020 to Study in UK

  • Bangladesh
  • Cameroon
  • Eswatini
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia

Development Themes and Impact

Commonwealth Scholarships (Commonwealth, shared and Distance Learning) are enabled the talented and motivated students to gain the experience, knowledge and skills for Sustainable Development, to suppor the, who are unable to study in UK because of Financial Problems and other reasons. Commonwealth Scholarships are offered under these six themes and is pleased to accept the application from students of Developing countries

  • Science and Technology for Development
  • Strengthening Health Systems and Capacity
  • Promoting Global Prosperity
  • Strengthening Global Peace, Security and Governance
  • Access, Inclusion and Opportunity
  • Strengthening Resilience and Response to Crises

Participating Universities and Eligible Programs (Courses)

There are multiples Master programs or courses offered under these six Themes of Commonwealth Scholarships for Distance learning Scholarships in UK

Science and technology for development

Strengthening health systems and capacity

Promoting global prosperity

Strengthening global peace, security and governance

(Note: Only those who have been asked by University of Oxford can apply for their course)

Strengthening resilience and response to crises

Access, inclusion and opportunity

How to Apply

Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for Commonwealth Distance Learning scholarships in UK by following the steps given below;

Step 1;

First, you must take admission letter or offer letter from one the above offered program courses or universities (Please Check the details in above section of Participating universities and Programs). Apply in one of the above courses and get admission or offer letter

Step 2;

After getting the admission or offer letter (Conditional or unconditional), you must submit another application for Commonwealth Distance learning Scholarships 2020 by clicking on the given link below

Click Here to Apply Online

Documents Required

  • Educational Documents
  • Offer letter or Admission Letter
  • Recommendation Letter (at least one)


Commonwealth Scholarships are Fully Funded Scholarships so it will cover your all expenses

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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