The Commonwealth Scholarship 2022 offers a fully funded split program for PhDs. Students pursuing PhD programs at Pakistani universities may apply for this scholarship to study at UK universities for a period of 12 months. The Commonwealth Split Site PhD Scholarship Program is funded by the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
Applications can be submitted directly to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission CSC. The deadline to apply for the Split Site PhD Scholarship is February 17, 2022. Interested scholars must apply directly to a listed UK university which has a partial funding agreement with CSC. A list of universities affiliated with the Commonwealth Scholarships is available in the UK Universities CSC website with the Partial Funding Agreements page. You must submit your application directly to CSC using CSC’s online application system. The CSC will not accept any applications that have not been submitted through the CSC’s online application system. Applications are currently open and will close on Thursday, February 17 at 18:00 (GMT). Click here to apply. References and supporting statements must be submitted by Tuesday, March 8, 18:00 (GMT).
Commonwealth Split-Site Ph.D. scholarship Covers
One complete round trip Air Fare (Pakistan to the UK: For the start of the program – and UK to Pakistan at the end of the program )
Approved tuition fees
Stipend: £1,133 per month, and £1,390 per month for those at universities in London
Warm clothing allowance
Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
For Single Parent: child allowance of £485 per month for the first child, and £120 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK
CSC Split-site Ph.D. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Pakistani Nationals or refugees staying in Pakistan
Registered Ph.D. students at HEC recognized universities (by September 2022)
Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second-class degree and relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
Unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarshi