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14 NOMINATIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: 1 November 2021


Canon Collins Trust acts as a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships for SADC countries, including in Eswatini. We annually nominate 14 individuals for fully-funded Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s or PhD study at any UK university.


In 2021 scholarships are offered under six development themes and all candidates must apply under one of these 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


To be eligible for nomination by Canon Collins, you must:

  • Be a national of, or have refugee status, and be permanently resident in one of the following countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia

  • Be in possession of a good first degree (minimum second class, upper division or equivalent) or about to graduate in the year of application

  • Be applying for a full-time masters at a UK university

  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

  • Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format. Applications with any outstanding documents or reference letters will not be considered


HOW TO APPLY

You must make your application using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s (CSC) online application system, identifying the Canon Collins Trust as your nominating body. Applications for Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for least developed countries and fragile states) for the academic year 2022/23 are now open, and will close on 1 November 2021. Applications must be submitted by 16:00 (GMT) on 1 November 2021. References and supporting statements must be submitted by 16:00 (GMT) on 22 November 2021. You are advised to complete and submit your application as soon as possible, as the online application system will be very busy in the days leading up to the application deadline.


APPLY: https://www.canoncollins.org/scholarships/commonwealth-masters-scholarships/

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