Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
The scholarships are available thanks to a partnership with the Department for International Development. The scholarships provide an opportunity for Commonwealth nationals from developing countries to receive a fully funded scholarship on a Taught Masters programme at Durham University. The scholarships are open to applicants from one of the eligible countries who are also wishing to study one of the eligible programmes. Details of the eligibility criteria along with information specific to applicants applying for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship at Durham University are included below for information.
Eligible Commonwealth Countries
Details of all eligible Commonwealth Countries along with national nominating agency information can be found here
Level of Study
Taught Master's Degree programmes
Mode of study
Year of Entry
Applicants for programmes commencing in September/October 2017
Commonwealth scholars are expected to:
Additional allowances for spouses or other dependants are not usually available.
Number of awards available
For full Commonwealth Scholars Terms and Conditions please ensure you read the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2017 terms and conditions document.
In order for Durham University to consider your application you must ensure you complete both an academic application to the University and the on-line Commonwealth Shared Scholarship application form. Links to the relevant application forms are provided below for information
Applications accepted from
17 November 2016
17 March 2017
When candidates will hear the outcome of their application
By 30 May 2017
For further information or advice:
Phone: +44 (0)191 334 6395
Everything was achievable because the scholarship awarded to me. I would like to give A BIG THANK YOU to Durham University and Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for rewarding me such a wonderful year of my lifeMohammad Samawat Ullah, MSc Internet Systems and Ebuisiness