Commonwealth Master's Scholarship 2022 Application: Here's What You Should Know

By Subhashri Roy Updated On - Aug 08, 2021 08:45 PM

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has invited applications for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship from Indian nationals applying for a one-year master’s degree in the UK commencing from September/ October 2022. Here is all you need to know about the renowned postgraduate scholarship opportunity in the UK.

Applications for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship programme for those applying for one-year master’s degree in the UK commencing from September/October 2022 have been invited for the 2022-23 academic year. Candidates interested can apply for the scholarship by visiting the official website proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship, when the application portal opens for the next session.

Candidates can also apply through the online application system of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Check out all the important details regarding the Commonwealth Master's Scholarship 2022 below.

Number of Nominations for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2022

A total of 20 nominations will be made to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC), UK. 

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Eligibility Criteria for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2022

Only those who satisfy the following eligibility criteria will be considered for the scholarship:

  • He/ she must be a citizen of India. 

  • He/ she must be a permanent resident of India. 

  • He/ she must be able to start his/ her academic studies by the start of the UK academic year in September/ October 2022. 

  • He/ she must have completed or should be completing his/ her Bachelor degree by October 2022. 

  • He/ she must not be able to afford to pursue higher studies in the UK without this scholarship.

  • Those who have already been to a foreign country for studies/training/ specialization either on their own or on scholarship, for a period spanning over six months will be eligible to apply if they have been in their home country (India) for no less than two consecutive years as on February 21, 2022 (tentative date), after returning from abroad. 

  • He/ she must have an offer from a UK university.

Themes Under the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2022

Given below are the themes under which the scholarship will apply:

  • Strengthening resilience and response to crises

  • Promoting global prosperity

  • Access, inclusion and opportunity

  • Strengthening health systems and capacity

  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance

  • Science and technology for development

How to Apply for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2022?

The application deadline for the 2021-22 academic year closed off in Februrary 2021. The dates for the 2022-23 academic year are yet to be confirmed by the relevant authorities for the Commonwealth Master's Scholarship. The application deadlines and other relevant information will be updated here as soon as the official notification is released.

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Nomination Criteria for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2022

The criteria basis which applicants will be granted the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship 2022 have been mentioned below:

  • Those who have been accepted to a UK university must upload a copy of their offer of admission on the Ministry of Education online portal at the time of application.

  • If a case arises where the number of applications exceeds the number of nominations, ranking of the UK university, which has made the offer to the candidate as per the QS Ranking 2022 will be looked at to create the merit list.

  • Nominations will be made in a development theme-wise proportional basis. 

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