Here is a great opportunity for people to pursue a Ph.D. in the UK. Commonwealth Scholarship 2021 | HEC Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarship 2021.
Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarships are for candidates from undeveloped countries. And fragile states in the Commonwealth, to undertake full-time doctoral study at a UK university.
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Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarships. These are offered under giving development themes:
- Science and technology for development.
- Strengthening health systems and capacity.
- Promoting global prosperity.
- Strengthening global peace, security, and governance.
- Strengthening resilience and response to crises.
- Access, inclusion, and opportunity.
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Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarship
This is a big opportunity for people interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the UK. It funds a broad range of fields with a very generous stipend (student + dependents).
Fee: Rs. 400/-
Who is Eligible to Apply:
- Pakistani/AJK national.
- MS/MPhil/MA with first division.
- Not already enrolled in a Ph.D. program.
More details on Eligibility Click here to See.
Tuition fees, stipend (£1,116/month out of London, £1,369/month in London; for spouse add £240. First child add £240, 2nd child add another £118), airfare, travel grants. Such generous support is quite unique.
HEC Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarship
Universities & Fields:
Pretty much every university in the UK is participating in the scholarship Programme. (Detailed list here)
The application should be to a degree that focuses on development through:
- Science & technology.
- Health systems & capacity global prosperity.
- Global peace, security & Governance.
- Resilience & Response to Crises.
- Access, inclusion & Opportunity.
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This means that many other/different degrees can be applied. Click here for more details in the selection:
Submit TWO online applications:
Supporting documents can be submitted by Feb 1st to Commonwealth. Hardcopies for HEC to be submitted by shortlisted candidates only.
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- Submit both applications by Jan 18th.
- Submit supporting documents online to Commonwealth portal by Feb 1st.
- Sit HEC test (I imagine this will be a GRE type aptitude test). This can be prepared to improve chances.
- If nominated; submit hard copies of documents to HEC.
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- Academic merit
- Quality of the research proposal
- The potential impact on the development of Pakistan
- Approx 30 students will be nominated after the test by HEC from Pakistan.
- Commonwealth will make the final selection of 10 students.
Deadline Jan 18th, 2021