How to Apply for Commonwealth Masters Scholarships – 2017/2018

We are glad to inform the general public that Commonwealth Call for Masters Scholarships Applications: In Low and Middle Income Countries 2017/2018.

The Office of Research, Innovation and development is pleased to inform the university community of the Commonwealth scholarships in low and middle income countries.

These commonwealth Masters scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by 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 experiences

Countries Participating in this Call

  • Bangladesh – University of Dhaka.
  • Botswana – University of Botswana.
  • Ghana – University of Ghana; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
  • Kenya – Kenyatta University, Maseno University, Moi University, The Technical University of Kenya, and/or University of Nairobi
  • Mauritius – University of Mauritius
  • Pakistan – COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)
  • Swaziland – University of Swaziland
  • Tanzania – University of Dar es Salaam
  • West Indies – University of the West Indies


The Scholarship

The scholarship covers the following:

  • Full Tuition Fees
  • A Return Economy Flight
  • An Arrival Allowance
  • A Regular Stipend (Living Allowance)



  • 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.


How To Apply

Complete the application form below in as much detail as possible and submit it by email to


 Application Form

Click Here to Download the Application Form

In addition to the application form, applicants must submit the following supporting documentation:

  • High school certificates
  • Undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
  • At least one academic reference
  • Scan of passport or national ID card
  • Proof of English language ability, if English is not your first language
  • University offer letter for the course you have applied for, if you already have one


Application Closing Date

Applications form close on 10th March 2017 at midnight GMT.


Further Information

For more information on the scholarship please go to:

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