Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

University of Leicester

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • A personal maintenance allowance at the rate of £977 per month (£1,208 per month for those studying at institutions in the London Metropolitan area) - rates quoted at 2014-2015 levels.
  • Application deadline:
  • 13-Mar-15*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Postgraduate
  • Subject area:
  • Business, Management and Marketing Social Sciences
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • Commonwealth
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Candidates are normally expected to hold a BSc or BA degree at either first class or upper second-class level. Candidates are expected to be fluent in written and oral English. Candidates who have already studied for one year or more in a developed country or who possess sufficient resources to self-fund are not eligible for an award. Eligible Commonwealth Countries for 2015/16 in alphabetical order: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guineas, Pitcairn, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Each Scholarship provides: Student concessionary or other approved airfare to the United Kingdom and return on expiry of the Scholarship (arranged by the host university; funded by the CSC); Approved tuition and examination fees (funded by the CSC); A personal maintenance allowance at the rate of £977 per month (£1,208 per month for those studying at institutions in the London Metropolitan area) – rates quoted at 2014-2015 levels (paid and funded by the host university); A grant of £225 towards the expenses of preparing a dissertation, where applicable (claimed from the host university; funded by the CSC); An initial arrival allowance, including visa reimbursement where applicable (funded by the host university); A grant of £200 for expenses for approved study travel within the UK or overseas (claimed from the host university; funded by the CSC); Excess baggage allowance for up to 10 kilograms of books only, when returning home (funded by the CSC). No additional allowances are available for spouses or other dependants.
  • Application details:
  • Applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme must be received by the University of Leicester scholarship team no later than Friday 13 March 2015.

Awards from this institution

The Chancellor's Scholarship
1000 The Chancellor's Scholarship is worth £3,000, comprising a £1,000 contribution to your tuition fee each year of your course. for 1 Academic year
University of Leicester Scholarship
1000 It is worth £3,000, comprising a £1,000 cash bursary for each year of your course (not including a year abroad or on an industrial placement).
Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Sociology
Students will receive a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years subject to annual progress review. They will also receive an annual stipend + salary package worth £13863 each year. for 4 Academic years
Open Master's Scholarship
3500 The Scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in tuition fees payable. for 1 Academic year
Graduate Research Assistantship in Sociology
Students will receive a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years subject to annual progress review. They will also receive an annual stipend + salary package worth £13863 each year.
British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association - Student Scholarships
The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university. for 1 Academic year
University of Leicester Graduate Scholarship
It offers new graduates from the University of Leicester a 50% discount on tuition fees for certain postgraduate courses at the University - including Masters Degrees, PGDip and PGCert.
EPSRC Innovative Metal Processing Centre for Doctoral Training (IMPaCT) - PhD Studentships 2015
Studentships will pay fees, travel expenses, and an annual stipend of at least £13,863 for four years - plus industry top-up of up to £4,000 each year for UK students.
College of Social Science International Scholarship Scheme
2500 The Scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in tuition fees payable.
Choral Scholarships
1000 It is tenable for one year in the first instance and is usually extended for a further two, given a satisfactory report by the Director of Music to the Dean and Chapter and a willingness on the student's part to continue. for 3 Academic years