Commonwealth Scholarship 2022 for Pakistani students is now open for new applications. The opportunity to study in the United Kingdom with the fully-funded Commonwealth Scholarship Program 2022 for Pakistani Students. Applicants from all around the Pakistan/AJK can apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship in UK to study in UK.

Commonwealth Scholarship in UK is to pursue higher study in UK by the Government of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth Countries members. Applicants from Least developed countries and fragile states in Commonwealth can apply for the full-time master and doctoral study at a UK university. HEC Pakistan is pleased to accept applications for Master Scholarship in UK and PhD Scholarship in UK for Pakistani students under Commonwealth Scholarship for Master and PhD 2022 Scheme.

Commonwealth Scholarship for Pakistani Students is funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. To contribute to the development needs of Commonwealth countries by supporting research that will have a developmental impact. These awards will also enhance individual teaching and research capacity leading to increase institutional capacity in academic and other sectors in Commonwealth countries and will contribute to UK higher education and research by attracting high-caliber international candidates and encouraging links and collaboration.

HEC Pakistan announces different foreign scholarships for Pakistani students to study abroad and gain international knowledge. The purpose of international study abroad with fully funded HEC scholarships is to enhance and promote education in Pakistan. A study in China with a fully-funded scholarship for Pakistani students is a bright opportunity from HEC through the Commonwealth PhD Scholarship Program.

Brief Description

  • Organization: Commonwealth Scholarship 2022
  • Universities: UK Universities
  • Department: Given below
  • Course Level: Master and PhD Degrees
  • Award: Full Funded
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: Pakistan/AJK
  • The award can be taken in UK
  • Deadline: 01 November 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants to continue their higher degrees with Commonwealth Scholarship in the United Kingdom, must fulfill the following eligibility criteria;

  • Must be a Pakistani/AJ&K national & permanent resident of Pakistan/AJ&K. Dual nationals are not eligible.
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2022
  • For Master scholarship, applicant must hold a first-class degree in relevant postgraduate qualification (16 years Bachelors/master’s degree) in the relevant field of study by closing date of applications
  • For PhD scholarship, applicant must hold a first-class degree in relevant postgraduate qualification (17/18 years Masters/MS/MPhil degree) in the relevant field of study by closing date of applications
  • Maximum two-second divisions are allowed but candidate must not have second division in the terminal/last degree.
  • Must apply under one of the themes as mentioned above and on the CSC website and candidate’s field of study must be in line with future development needs of Pakistan.
  • NOT be registered for a Master or PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, at a UK university before September/October 2022
  • NOT have commenced and be currently registered for a Master or PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, in your home country or elsewhere
  • Have the support of a potential supervisor from at least one UK university listed in your application form. (For PhD)
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
  • For More Details: Click here for Commonwealth Requirements

Commonwealth scholarship For International Stuidents:

Click Here to See the Commonwealth Scholarship for their Countries

Available Disciplines or Fields of Study

Commonwealth Scholarship is offered by the UK Government for international students to study in the UK under six development themes:

1. Science and technology for development
2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
3. Promoting global prosperity
4. Strengthening global peace, security, and governance
5. strengthening resilience and response to crises
6. Access, inclusion, and opportunity

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How to Apply

Eligible and interested applicants to study in UK with fully-funded Commonwealth Scholarship in UK universities through HEC Commonwealth Scholarship 2022 are encouraged to apply for the scholarship in UK by following the given procedure;

Step 1;

Applicants are required to start their application by first submitting an online application to the Commonwealth Scholarship application portal by clicking on the following links.

Commonwealth Master Application

Click Here to Apply Online

Commonwealth PhD Application

Click Here to Apply Online

Step 2;

Deposit the application fee of Rs. 800/- in an account of HEC online Account No. 17427900133401 in HBL, Shalimar Recording Company Branch, Sector H-9, Islamabad. All payments are to be made to HEC through HBL online facility. This facility is available in all branches of Habib Bank Ltd (HBL), Pakistan.

Note: Applicants can also pay through ATM transfer, Mobicash …etc

Step 3;

Submit the last application to the HEC Scholarship online application portal by clicking on the following link and please select “Learning Opportunities Abroad” under the “Scholarship and Grant” menu in the left-hand side panel of the online portal.

Click Here to Apply Online

Note: No need to send hard copies at this stage

Documents Required

  • Proof of nationality
  • Educational documents
  • Recommendation Letters (Online)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Research Plan/Research Proposal
  • Others supporting documents if any


The Uk Commonwealth Scholarship is a fully fund scholarship scheme for international students to study in UK that will cover the following:

  • Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award.
  • Approved tuition fees.
  • Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,116 per month or £1,369, for those at universities in London metropolitan area.
  • Warm clothing allowance, where applicable.
  • Study travel grants towards the cost of study-related travel within UK or Overseas.
  • Family allowances

For Official Announcement

Click Here to See the Official Announcement

Also Check;

HEC HAT Test for Commonwealth Scholarship 2022

HEC would conduct the HAT test for shortlisting and selecting the students for the final selection to study in UK. HAT test would be consist of as following

How to Prepare for HAT test?

Click Here to see the Details and Materials

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