Commonwealth Split-site (PhD) Scholarships 2019 (for low and middle income countries) to Study in the United Kingdom (Fully Funded)

Plazo de solicitud: 16: 00 (GMT) on 04 Febrero 2019

Becas en el sitio dividido de la Commonwealth are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.

Financiado por el Departamento de Desarrollo Internacional del Reino Unido (DFID), Commonwealth Split-site 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. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Ciencia y tecnología para el desarrollo
  2. Fortalecimiento de los sistemas y la capacidad de salud
  3. Promoviendo la prosperidad global
  4. Fortalecimiento de la paz, la seguridad y la gobernanza mundiales
  5. Fortalecimiento de la resiliencia y la respuesta a las crisis
  6. Acceso, inclusión y oportunidad

Requisitos de elegibilidad:

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 eligibleCommonwealth country

  • Be registered for a PhD at a university in aneligible Commonwealth country by the time your scholarship isconfirmed(September 2019)

  • Ensure that an institutional or departmentallink exists between your home university and your proposed UK university. Thislink must be greater than simply a collaboration between individuals –see ‘Tenureand placement’ on page for further details. Both supervisors must provide asupporting statement which includes details of the link in order for yourapplication to be eligible.

  • Be available to start your academic studies inthe UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2019

  • By October 2019, hold a first degree of at leastupper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and arelevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)·Beunable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

Estas becas son para:

  • Solicitantes que son ciudadanos de un país de la Commonwealth elegible o que han recibido la condición de refugiado, o que son personas protegidas británicas
  • 12 meses de estudio en una universidad del Reino Unido como parte de los estudios de doctorado de un solicitante en su país de origen, a partir de octubre 2019
  • Los solicitantes que están registrados (o se registrarán antes de 2019 de septiembre) para un doctorado en una universidad en un país de la Commonwealth elegible
  • Estudia en una universidad del Reino Unido con la que tu universidad de origen tiene un vínculo institucional o departamental establecido.
  • Study at a UK university which has a part funding agreement with the CSC

Países elegibles de la Commonwealth

Antigua y Barbuda



Papúa Nueva Guinea
Santa Elena
Santa Lucía
San Vicente y las Granadinas
Sierra Leona
Islas Salomón
Sri Lanka


Valor de la beca:

Cada beca proporciona:

· Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed)

· Approved tuition fees

· Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,084 per month, or £1,330

per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2018-2019 levels)

· Warm clothing allowance, where applicable

· Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas

· If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £

465 per month for the first child, and £ 114 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

Cómo aplicar

You must make your application directly to the CSC using the CSC’s online application system. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system. You are not required to apply via a nominating body for these scholarships.

Solo se aceptará una solicitud por solicitante para estas becas.

Application deadline: Your application must be submitted by 16: 00 (GMT) on 04 Febrero 2019 a más tardar.

You are advised to complete and submit your application as soon as possible, as the online application system will be very busy in the days leading up to the application deadline.

Supporting documentation deadline: Your application must include the following supporting documentation by 16: 00 (GMT) on 18 Febrero 2019

  • Copy of your valid passport (or national ID card) showing your photograph, date of birth, and country of citizenship – uploaded to the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing todos your higher education qualifications (with certified translations if not in English) – uploaded to the online application system
  • Supporting statement from your supervisor at your home country university, highlighting current institutional links submitted directly by your supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).
  • Supporting statement from your proposed supervisor at a UK university, highlighting current institutional links submitted directly by your supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).
  • Reference from at least one other individual – submitted directly by the referee to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request)

El CSC no aceptará la documentación de respaldo presentada fuera del sistema de solicitud en línea.

Access the online application system

La sistema de solicitud en línea ya está abierto.

Para más información:

Visite la página web oficial de las becas de la División de Commonwealth (PhD) 2019


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