Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Split-site 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. 

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarship 2020
  • Department: Maximum
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: Low- and Middle-Income Countries
  • The program can be taken in UK
  • Application Deadline: 6 November 2019

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a citizen of eligible countries for Commonwealth
  • Be a registered as a PhD Candidate in any University of Commonwealth Eligible Countries by the start of Scholarship
  • Be Ensure that Institutional or departmental Links Exist
  • Be Available to Start study in UK by September or October 2020

Programs offered

Commonwealth Split-Site scholarships 2020 are for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for  12 month of Doctoral study (PhD) at a UK University. These scholarships are offered under following six themes:

  • 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

How to Apply

  • You should apply to study at a UK university which has a part funding agreement CSC. Part funding agreements are at the discretion of individual universities. For a list of universities that have agreed to part Scholarships, visit: Click Here to Check
  • You must make your application directly to the CSC using the CSC’s online application system. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system.
  • Information on how to access the online application system is available at: Click Here to Check

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Categories: PHDScholarshipsUK

Muhammad Usman

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


Alebachew Bere · September 23, 2019 at 6:53 PM

I am very interesting study healthscience and medicine especially clinical PhD by surgery because no clinical PhD in my country Ethiopia..

    Muhammad Usman · September 24, 2019 at 2:32 PM

    thats great then apply

Anuruddhika Jayarathna · September 24, 2019 at 11:14 AM

I am looking forward msc research /mphi in nursing

    Muhammad Usman · September 24, 2019 at 2:32 PM

    Ok I will share soon

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