Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2017

There is one award available for individuals with a strong academic background beginning their postgraduate study at the University in September 2017.

The award offers:

  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • A monthly stipend
  • Flights to and from your home country

Applications for the Commonwealth Scholarships will be judged on academic merit and a personal statement. In your personal statement you should outline your personal goals and how studying at the University will help you achieve them.

All eligible offer holders will be emailed with details of how to apply for the Shared Commonwealth Scholarship from the 18th November 2016.

The closing date for applications is 10th March 2017.

If you have any questions about the Shared Commonwealth Scholarship, please email: internationalscholarships@sheffield.ac.uk

Eligibility Criteria:

1. You must hold an offer to study one of the following courses by 3rd March 2017.

2. Your mode of attendance must be full-time.
3. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting all the conditions of your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
4. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University.
5. You must not have previously studied for one year or more in a developed country.
6. You must be a national of a Commonwealth developing country (see below) and not at present living or studying in a developed country.
7. You must confirm that you will return to your home country as soon as you complete your studies at the University of Sheffield.
8. You must confirm that you are unable to personally pay your tuition fees and maintenance costs.

Commonwealth developing countries

Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Botswana
British Virgin Islands
Cameroon
Dominica
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gambia

Ghana
Grenada
Guyana
India
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Malawi
Malaysia
Mauritius
Montserrat
Mozambique

Namibia
Nauru
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guineas
Pitcairn
Rwanda
St Helena
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent
Seychelles
Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turks and Caicos
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Western Samoa
Zambia

* MPH Public Health (Distance Learning), MPH Public Health (Health Services Research) and MPH Public Health (Management and Leadership) are not included in the eligible list of courses.

Information about how to apply for a course