Commonwealth Scholarship in UK is now opened for international applicants to study in the United Kingdom. Applicants from all around the world can apply for the Fully Funded Scholarship in UK. Commonwealth Scholarship is offered by the UK Government for applicants from low and middle-income countries.

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is pleased to announce the Commonwealth Scholarship 2022 for Pakistani Students. Applicants from Pakistan/AJK can apply for the Master Scholarship, PhD Scholarship under Commonwealth Scholarship in UK 2022. HEC has announced the Commonwealth Scholarship for Teaching Faculty as well to pursue PhD in the UK universities with fully-funded scholarships. UK Government Scholarship will support study in UK for Pakistani Students and teaching faculty.

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 UK with a fully-funded scholarship for Pakistani students is a bright opportunity from HEC through the HEC Scholarship Program.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Commonwealth Scholarship for Teaching Faculty 2022
  • Department: Maximum
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • The program can be taken in UK
  • Application Deadline: 1st November 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants to study in UK with a fully-funded Commonwealth Scholarship in UK 2022 must fulfill the following eligibility before submitting the application.

  • Presently serving at full time teaching post with minimum experience of last one year at HEC recognized university.
  • 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
  • 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. (no third division allowed)
  • 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.
  • Must NOT be registered for a 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 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)
  • Must have provided all supporting documentation in the required format at CW portal.
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

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Programs offered

To contribute to the development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified university teaching faculty working on full-time, and to contribute to UK higher education and foreign policy aims by encouraging collaboration and links.

Commonwealth Scholarships are for full-time university teaching faculty from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time 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

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.

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

  • Save your HEC online application & Commonwealth online application after successful submission to relevant portals.Hardcopies of HEC application form (alongwith relevant academic documents viz. transcripts, equivalence for foreign degree, statement of purpose, study/research plan, copies of CNIC, Domicile) & submitted Commonwealth scholarship forms may be kept saved. They will be taken from shortlisted candidates only

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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

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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

Muhammad Usman

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


Atif Ali · September 19, 2019 at 9:51 PM

Age limits?

    Muhammad Usman · September 21, 2019 at 3:04 PM

    35 to 40

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