Scholarship opportunities for Commonwealth citizens for PhD study from Sept/Oct 2016

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is offering PhD scholarships to permanent residents of Australia, The Bahamas, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cyprus, Malta, and New Zealand to study full-time or split-site PhDs at a UK institution, through the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission. These scholarships apply to all subject areas and are available for study commencing in September/October 2016.

To apply for these scholarships, you must:
• be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
• be permanently resident in Australia, The Bahamas, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cyprus, Malta, or New Zealand
• be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2016
• by October 2016, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
• If you are applying for split-site (PhD) study, be registered for a PhD at a university in your home country

Applications close at 23:59 BST on 17th June 2016. For more information and to apply visit the BIS website.