The Commonwealth Scholarship commission in the United Kingdom-CSC, invites nominations from Cameroon for 24 Masters and PhD scholarships.
The Commonwealth Scholarship commission in the United Kingdom-CSC, is inviting nominations from Cameroon for 24 taught Masters and PhD scholarships tenable from the start of UK academic year October 2016.
Selection criteria for assessment of applications for 2016 Commonwealth Scholarships for developing Commonwealth country citizens (funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) tenable in the United Kingdom includes; accademic merit, development impact of studies, and quality of study plan.
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships
To enhance individual teaching and research capacity leading to increased institutional capacity in academic and other sectors in Commonwealth countries, and to contribute to UK higher education and research by attracting high-calibre international candidates and encouraging links and collaboration.
High-quality graduates who have the potential to become influential leaders, teachers, or researchers in their home countries, and whose proposed research topic has been described to the satisfaction of the selection committee as having a developmental and leadership focus.
All sectors. A number of scholarships are offered specifically to academic staff, in all disciplines, from selected universities in developing Commonwealth countries.
Typically three years. The scholarships are offered for an initial tenure of 22 months, and extended following confirmation of upgrade to PhD status.
Applications are accepted via national nominating agencies, invited NGOs, and selected universities in developing Commonwealth countries. Nominating bodies are encouraged to identify their own priority areas and nominate candidates accordingly.
Typically 12 months, or the length of the specific qualification (up to 24 months exceptionally). The scholarships are wholly tenable at universities in the UK.
Applications are accepted via national nominating agencies and invited NGOs.
All applications for Commonwealth Scholarships or Fellowships in the UK should be made via the scholarship’s Electronic Application System (EAS).
Each year the UK makes around 500 awards to applicants from Commonwealth countries. These awards can cover doctoral studies, masters’ degrees and academic or short term professional fellowships. These awards are very competitive and applicants need to convince the scholarship institution that they deserve this award.
If you are interested in this award, contact:
Cameroon Commonwealth Scholarship Agency
Ministry of Higher Education
Department of Assistance and Counselling
Tel/Fax: +237 22 23 10 01