Hull University Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, UK

University of Hull


April 01, 2016


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The University participates in the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme, under which selected candidates from Commonwealth developing countries can study in the UK. 

The awards are for full-time postgraduate taught courses whose content is relevant to developing countries.  Candidates must have been offered a place on one of the following courses starting in September 2016 before applying under this scheme. Candidates who have applied for research programmes or Master of Business Administration are not eligible:

To apply for one of the aforementioned postgraduate courses, please use our online application form which can be found here.


To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
  • Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2016
  • By August 2016, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country
  • Be unable, either yourself or through your family, to pay to study in the UK

Candidates who feel they meet the desired requirements should visit the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships – information for candidates webpage to complete an online application.  This is in addition to the application form you must fill in to apply for your chosen course of study at the University.

The deadline for applying for the scholarship is 01 April 2016. Please note that competition for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship awards is strong; the University will receive funding for only five awards.  We would urge you, therefore, to also explore other avenues of personal funding.

If you have any questions please email the International Office:

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November 30, 2015
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