Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Commonwealth Shared scholarship Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK

Receiving a Commonwealth Shared scholarship at Glasgow Caledonian University for my postgraduate studies is a vision realisation and a trailblazing experience. I have gained in-depth knowledge, transferable skills as well as expertise in Diabetes care to improve patients’ lives, and influence both nursing practice and health education in Ghana and worldwide

Irene Bossman
Commonwealth Shared scholarship Award winner 2016/17

What Course can I study at GCU?

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018
  • By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

How to apply

You must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance

Closing date 1 April 2018



Terms and conditions

For full terms and conditions – including further details of the scholarship themes, tenure and placement, value of the scholarship, and general conditions – see the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2018 terms and conditions