Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries 2018/19

Deadline: 13 July 2018
Open to: citizen of a Commonwealth countries
Scholarships: fully funded


These Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by member universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth.

The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country.


  • Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country, other than the host country;
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level.


  • The scholarships are fully-funded, providing full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance);
  • They are for Master’s courses only and are not applicable to distance learning courses.

There are eight fully-funded Master’s scholarships available for courses starting in January/February 2019 in
Papua New Guinea
 – one scholarship available – find out more
South Africa – four scholarships available – find out more
South Pacific – one scholarship available – find out more
Sri Lanka – two scholarships available – find out more

How to Apply?

In order to apply visit each of the scholarships:

For more information please visit the official website.