Course: Any PhD
Country: Anguilla, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta, New Zealand, St. Kitts and Nevis, The Falkland Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands
Value: Full tuition fee and living stipend.
No. of awards: Variable
Deadline: July 20th for 2020-21 entry
Queen Mary is proud to have hosted Commonwealth scholars for many years.
These Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from high income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.
Co-funded by the UK Department for Education (DfE) and QMUL, Commonwealth PhD Scholarships support excellence in UK higher education and sustain the principles of the Commonwealth.
To apply for these fellowships, you must:
*When applying for this scholarship you should ensure that your programme has a Janaury 2021 entry option. Some programmes at Queen Mary do not have January entry options.
British Virgin Islands
St Kitts and Nevis
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Terms and conditions
Full eligibility criteria and general conditions of award is included in the Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for high income countries) 2020 terms and conditions.
Please read all sections of the terms and conditions before applying.
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. You are not required to apply via a nominating body for these scholarships.
Only one application per applicant for these scholarships will be accepted.
Application deadline: Your application must be submitted by 17:00 (BST) on 20 July 2020 at the latest.
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.
Supporting documentation: Your application must include the following supporting documentation by 17:00 (BST) on 10 August 2020
The CSC will not accept supporting documentation submitted outside the online application system.
You can view a read-only paper of the application form before you access the online application form below.
The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. For further information on the support available to candidates with a disability, see the CSC disability support statement.
Please note that the CSC does not charge candidates to apply for any of its scholarships or fellowships through its online application system.
Eligible applications will be will undergo a first sifting process based on academic merit, from this sift a shortlist will be created and only those who have made the shortlist will be considered; firstly by an academic adviser with expertise in the subject area concerned, and then by the CSC selection committee in competition with other candidates.
Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:
For further details, see the Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for high income countries) 2020 selection criteria.
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