Commonwealth Shared Literacy are offered in cooperation with select UK universities.
Purpose Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Commonwealth Shared Literacy enable talented and motivated individualities to gain the knowledge and chops needed for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who couldn’t else go to study in the UK.
Intended heirs Commonwealth Shared Literacy are for campaigners from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, to shoulder full- time Master’s study on named courses at a UK university.
These literacy are offered under six development themes.
Commonwealth Shared Literacy are concertedly funded by the CSC and sharing UK universities.
Each education provides.
-Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC won’t repay the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of peregrinations made before your award is verified) – arranged by the university; funded by the CSC
-Approved education freights – funded by the CSC
Stipend ( living allowance) at the rate of£ per month, or£ per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area ( rates quoted at 2021-2022 situations) – paid and funded by the university
-Warm apparel allowance, where applicable – paid and funded by the university.
-Thesis entitlement towards the cost of preparing a thesis or discussion, where applicable – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC.
-Study trip entitlement towards the cost of study-affiliated trip within the UK or overseas – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC.
-Payment of the cost of a obligatory tuberculosis (TB) test, where needed for a visa operation ( bills must be supplied) – claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC.
-Still, disassociated, or a single parent, If you’rewidowed.However, a full assessment of your requirements and eligibility for fresh fiscal support will be offered by the CSC, If you declare a disability.
Please note that only campaigners from the 23 eligible countries listed below can apply for Commonwealth Shared Literacy in 2022.
– Papua New Guinea
– Sierra Leone
– Solomon Islets
– Sri Lanka
To apply for these literacy, you must
– Be a citizen of or have been granted exile status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Defended Person.
– Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.
– Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the launch of the UK academic time in September 2022.
– By September 2022, hold a first degree of at least upper alternate- class (21) honours standard, or a lower alternate- class degree (22) and a applicable postgraduate qualification ( generally a Master’s degree).
– Not have studied or worked for one ( academic) time or further in a high- income country
– Be unfit to go to study at a UK university without this education.
– Have handed all supporting attestation in the needed format
– The CSC aims to identify talented individualities who have the eventuality to make change. We’re committed to a policy of equal occasion andnon-discrimination and encourage operations from a different range of campaigners.
For farther information on the support available to campaigners with a disability, see the CSC disability support statement.
– The CSC is committed to administering and managing its literacy and fellowships in a fair and transparent manner. For farther information, see the CSCanti-fraud policy and the guidance on reporting fraud.
– The CSC is committed proactively to guard and promote the weal of our heirs, and to cover its staff, Officers, heirs and all those with whom the CSC comes into contact. The CSC requires staff, members of the Commission, aspirants for and donors of CSC awards and suppliers to act constantly with its conditions for securing. Aspirants should note the CSC’s Safeguarding Policy which sets out the obligation for staff, members of the Commission, aspirants for and donors of CSC awards and suppliers to act constantly with its conditions for securing. Any securing enterprises should be reported to the Commission email@example.com
Each sharing UK University will conduct its own reclamation process to elect a specified number of campaigners to be awarded Commonwealth Shared Literacy. Universities must put forward their named campaigners to the CSC in March 2022. The CSC will also confirm that these campaigners meet the eligibility criteria for this scheme. Universities will inform campaigners of their results by July 2022.
Operations will be considered according to the following selection criteria.
– Academic merit of the seeker
– Quality of the plan of study
– Implicit impact on the development of the seeker’s home country
– For farther details, see the Commonwealth Shared Literacy selection criteria
HOW TO APPLY
– You must apply for your education to be tenable at one of the following approved courses at a sharing UK university.
– View full list of approved courses
– View details of all sharing UK universities.
– You can apply for further than one course and to further than one university through the Commonwealth.
– Shared Literacy Scheme, but you may only accept one offer of a Shared Scholarship. Note these awards are only for Master’s courses and not for undergraduate or PhD study.
– You must also secure admission to your course in addition to applying for a Shared Scholarship. Please check with your chosen university for their specific advice on when to apply, admission conditions and rules for applying.
You must make your operation using the CSC’s online operation system, in addition to any other operation that you’re needed to complete by your nominating body. The CSC won’t accept any operations that aren’t submitted via the online operation system.
Operations for Commonwealth Shared Literacy for the academic time2022/2023 are now open.
– Operations will close at 1600 (GMT) on 20 December 2021.
You’re advised to complete and submit your operation as soon as possible, as the online operation system will be veritably busy in the days leading up to the operation deadline.
– Supporting attestation
Your operation must include the following supporting attestation by the ending date to be eligible for consideration
Evidence that you’re a citizen or have exile status of an eligible Commonwealth country a dupe of your valid passport (or public ID card) showing your snap, date of birth, and country of citizenship uploaded to the online operation system
– Full reiterations detailing all your advanced education qualifications including to- date reiterations for any qualifications you’re presently studying (with pukka restatements if not in English) – uploaded to the online operation system.
– The CSC won’t accept supporting attestation submitted outside the online operation system.
You must also give the names and contact details three arbiters who’ll be communicated in advance of the placement stage, should your operation be under consideration for a education.
Please note that the CSC doesn’t charge campaigners to apply for any of its literacy or fellowships through its online operation system, and it doesn’t charge organisations to nominate campaigners.