The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is offering the FG Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship for the 2023/2024 academic year. This scholarship is designed to support outstanding students from Nigeria who wish to pursue a master’s degree in the UK.
The scholarship covers tuition fees, airfare to and from the UK, a monthly stipend, and other allowances. It also provides access to networking opportunities with other scholars and alumni, as well as opportunities for professional development.
To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:
- Be a Nigerian citizen
- Hold a first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
- Have not previously studied for a graduate degree in a developed country
- Have applied for admission to a UK university for a full-time master’s degree program that will begin in September/October 2023.
To apply for the FG Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship, you must first apply for admission to a UK university. Once you have received an offer of admission, you can then apply for the scholarship through the CSC’s Electronic Application System.
The application process for the scholarship typically opens in August and closes in November. Applicants are required to submit a personal statement, academic transcripts, and two references as part of the application.
Applications for the scholarship are assessed by a panel of academics and industry experts. The panel evaluates each application based on academic merit, the potential impact of the proposed course of study on the applicant’s home country, and the applicant’s leadership potential.
Successful applicants will be notified by March/April 2023.
The FG Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship provides the following benefits:
- Full tuition fees
- Airfare to and from the UK
- Monthly stipend
- Thesis grant (if applicable)
- Arrival allowance
- Warm clothing allowance (if applicable)
- Study travel grant
- Excess baggage allowance
- Medical insurance
- Visa fees.
The FG Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship is an excellent opportunity for Nigerian students who wish to pursue a master’s degree in the UK. This scholarship covers tuition fees, airfare, and provides a monthly stipend and other allowances. It also offers access to networking opportunities and professional development. If you meet the eligibility criteria, apply for this scholarship and take the first step towards an exciting academic journey in the UK.