COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS 2020/2021

COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS 2020/2021
September 27, 2019 12 Comments Scholarships, Uncategorized fawe

FAWE has once again been nominated as an Agency to take part in the short-listing of scholarship applicants for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC). Last year, the number of successful FAWE applications rose from eleven (11) in 2018 to twenty (20) in 2019, of which two (2) were from FAWE Uganda Chapter.

The Commonwealth Scholarships are for students from developing Commonwealth countries for Master’s (one-year), PhD, and split-site PhD study in the UK. The prospectus and selection criteria, along with full details of the scholarships and information on how to apply are available for candidates on the Commission’s website at http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/applicants/

Field(s) of study:

All subject areas are eligible for consideration, although the CSC’s selection criteria gives priority to those applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development.

Applicants should apply concurrently to FAWE Uganda by submitting  a hard copy of the applicationfor nomination as well as fill in and submit the online version of the application via the Electronic Application System (EAS) by Wednesday 30th October 2019 (16.00 GMT). FAWE Uganda will not accept any applications after this deadline. 

Applicants will be required to sign a bond with FAWE Uganda so that they give back through mentorship, research and volunteerism for 2 years after completion of their study.

FAWE Uganda shall only nominate female candidates and priority shall be given to;

  • Candidates who are currently or in the past contributed to FAWE’s work, mission and vision.
  • Past FAWE beneficiaries / FAWE scholarship alumni.
  • Candidates who have contributed to the promotion of girl’s education, gender equity and equality in education in their current or previous engagements.
  • Candidates with first degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates who in their application show commitment that they will contribute to FAWE’s vision and mission within their communities upon completion of the course

Supporting Documents

For an application to be eligible for consideration, applicants must include the following supporting documents. Applicants should send these documents online together with their application.

  • Proof of citizenship or refugee status – uploaded to the online application system.
  • Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications including to-date transcripts for any qualifications you are currently studying (with certified translations if not in English) –uploaded to the online application system.
  • References from at least two individuals –Submitted directly by the referees to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request).
  • Supporting statement from a proposed supervisor in the UK from at least one of the institutions named on your application form_ submitted directly by your proposed supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request) –only applies for PHD Applicants.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that her referees are able to complete the references by the deadline and that they receive the reference requests –Masters Applicants.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that her referees and proposed supervisor(s) are able to complete the references and supporting statements by the deadline and that they receive the reference and statement requests- PHD Applicants.

The CSC will not accept supporting documentation submitted by nominating agencies or outside the online application system.

Application Instructions:

All applicants will be expected to have completed the CSC application form online by Wednesday 30th October 2019. Information on how to use the EAS, including detailed guides, is available at http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/masters-scholarships/ (for Masters) http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/phd- scholarships-least-developed-countries-and-fragile-states/ (for PHD).

  • Please note that when applying online, applicants should select FAWE as nominating agent. Last year some applicants did not follow these instructions and therefore could not be considered as FAWE applicants.

Attached please find the prospectus for more information.

In case of any clarification(s)  on this scholarship process, kindly feel free to contact us.

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  1. 1

    Josephine Gladys Nantege

    Good evening,
    I wish to know if you are still receiving applications for the UK Commonwealth scholarship scheme so that I bring mine tomorrow. Thank you.

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      fawe

      Please bring it in. Deadline is 30th October.

      Reply
  2. 1

    Nantege Josephine Gladys

    Thank you so much for your response.I am on my way to your office now to drop it.

    Reply
  3. 1

    Uwineza Blessing Heizal

    Good morning. I would like to know if there are any FAWE scholarships for bachelor’s degree

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      fawe

      Dear Blessing,

      Unfortunately we don’t have at the moment.

      Thank you for inquiring

      Vicky

      Reply
  4. 1

    Logiel Simon peter

    How can I please get the bursary forms for this year 2020-2021

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      fawe

      Dear Simon,

      You may kindly come to office to find out the list of items to submit as we do not have specific forms.

      Thank you

      Vicky

      Reply
  5. 1

    Denis Ejoke

    When can I begin applying for 2021 intake?

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      fawe

      Dear Dennis,

      You may submit your application and we keep it on file as we do not have available scholarships currently.

      Thank you for your kind inquiry

      Vicky

      Reply
  6. 1

    Brenda keem

    Can I apply for the scholarship without the admission letter from the University?

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    1. 1

      fawe

      Dear Brenda,

      No you cannot apply for a scholarship without it.

      Regards

      Vicky

      Reply
  7. 1

    Alum josephine

    Good evening, am called Josephine and requesting help for siblings education. One finished senior six many years ago while our last born sister just finished senior four and got a first grade. We lost our mother last year to throat cancer in December 2019 and completely stranded as our dad has a heart disease and down. May you please include my siblings in the next intake. I will be grateful

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