REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA
MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION, RESEARCH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
AFB 223/02/Part 2 (140-MJ) 31st August 2021
COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS TENABLE IN THE
UNITED KINGDOM 2022
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology is pleased to announce that the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) is offering Masters and PhD Scholarships tenable in the United Kingdom from September/October 2022.
Applications will open on Monday 20th September 2021. All candidates must apply through the CSC’s online application system – https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/about-us/scholarships/ latest by Monday 1st November 2021 4pm GMT.
The CSC has a deadline of Monday 22nd November 2021, 4pm GMT for receipt of all required supporting documentation:
- proof of citizenship or refugee status in a Commonwealth country
- all university academic transcripts
- two references
- one supporting statement from a UK institution for PhD candidates
Only supporting documentation submitted directly to the CSC’s online application system in the correct format will be accepted and candidates whose applications do not include these documents by this date will not be eligible for further consideration for a Commonwealth Scholarship. No hard copy documentation will be accepted by the CSC so please do not send any physical copies. Full candidate eligibility requirements are available at: http://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/about-us/scholarships/
The CSC's selection committee will grade applications on the following criteria:
- Academic merit of the candidate
- Quality of the study plan
- Potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate's home country.
Details of the CSC's selection criteria are available at: https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/about-us/scholarships/