Prifysgol Bangor University 2023 Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship (Fully-funded)
The university is inviting applications from eligible and interested candidates for the Bangor University Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship for the academic session 2023-2024.
The purpose of the Commonwealth Scholarship is to empower capable and driven individuals to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for sustainable development. These scholarships are designed for those who may not have the financial means to pursue studies in the UK otherwise.
Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of North Wales, Bangor University stands as a vibrant hub of academic excellence. With a rich history dating back to 1884, the university has evolved into a modern institution known for its dynamic research initiatives and commitment to student success. Bangor offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, fostering a stimulating learning environment. The campus, set against the backdrop of mountains and the Menai Strait, provides a unique backdrop for intellectual growth and cultural experiences. Known for its strong sense of community, Bangor University continues to attract students from around the globe, contributing to a tapestry of global perspectives within its academic community.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), UK
Host Institution(s): Prifysgol Bangor University, UK
Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded
Number of Awards: Several
Scholarship Level: Masters
Nationality: International Students
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Bangor University Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship:
- Applicants 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 2024.
- By September 2024, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second-class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study.
- Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.
- Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format.
- Candidates must check with the nominating agency for their specific advice and rules for applying, and their own eligibility criteria.
Benefits for the Bangor University Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship:
- Approved tuition fees
- 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)
- Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,347 per month
- Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
- Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable
- Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
Application Procedures for the Bangor University Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship (How to Apply):
Applications must be made using the CSC’s online application system Candidates must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance – the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:
National nominating agencies – this is the main route of applications
Selected non-governmental organisations and charitable bodies
Application Deadline: December 2023
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