King's College London Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (CSSS)

King’s College London Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (CSSS)

Deadline : April 9, 2021

Apply for the King’s College London Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (CSSS) 2021 . Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are open to candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries. They are open to students who wish to study for a full-time Master’s study on selected courses. These scholarships are jointly supported by UK universities.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The main aim of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships is to enable students who demonstrate academic excellence, talents and passion yet their dreams are hindered by financial constraints

As a Commonwealth Shared Scholarships partner University, King’s College London is offering 3 awards available for 2021/22 to support students from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries. The scholarships are awarded for the whole duration of your full-time study on selected Master’s programmes at King’s.

  • You will receive an airfare for travel from and back to your home country
  • Selected applicants will receive full tuition fees coverage for one academic year covering your Master’s degree programme.
  • A monthly stipend worth £1,116 or £1,369 per month if you are to study at a University located in London.
  • The scholarship will provides you with a Warm clothing allowance when applicable
  • You will be eligible for a Thesis grant going towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation towards the end of your studies
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  • You must be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Eligible candidates must be permanently resident in their home Commonwealth country
  • You must be applying to start the academic studies in the UK in September/October 2021
  • Proof of sufficient academic performance is a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate (Master’s) qualification
  • You must not have worked or studied in a high-income country for one (1) year or more
  • The scholarship prioritizes applicants with financial difficulties. You must therefore demonstrate that you are unable to afford to study at a UK university without this scholarship
  • Meet the admission criterial and provided all relevant supporting documentation in the required format by the deadline

Eligible Countries: Bangladesh. Cameroon. Eswatini. Gambia. Ghana. India. Kenya. Kiribati. Lesotho. Malawi. Mozambique. Nigeria. Pakistan. Papua New Guinea. Rwanda. Samoa. Sierra Leone. Solomon Islands. Sri Lanka. Tanzania. Tuvalu. Uganda. Vanuatu. Zambia


To apply, you must first complete your application for application, for one of the eligible courses at King’s College London.

You must then complete a separate scholarship application via the CSC’s online application system.

After all applications have been received, eligible applications will be reviewed by King’s College London. The university will then l nominate selected candidates to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC)

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For more information, visit the official website here


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