In a significant move to bolster academic opportunities for Pakistani students, the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) has announced its scholarship program for the academic year 2024-25. Administered by the CSC and aligned with international development goals, this scholarship program offers a unique proposition: the chance to pursue Masters and PhD studies in the UK without the need for IELTS.
Origins: The scholarship program, initiated in 1960, has been a beacon for over 30,000 individuals, enabling them to acquire pivotal skills, knowledge, and connections to address global challenges.
Offerings: The CSC is offering 26 slots for Master’s degree nominations and 30 slots for PhD nominations.
Benefits: The scholarship encompasses:
Airfare to and from the UK.
Full tuition fees.
A monthly stipend (£1,347 or £1,652 for those in the London area).
Warm clothing allowance, study travel grant, child allowance, and support for scholars with disabilities.
Eligibility: Open to Pakistani or AJ&K nationals, applicants must have relevant academic qualifications and meet both HEC and CSC-specific criteria.
Application Deadline: The CSC’s application portal will accept submissions until October 17, 2023.
The HEC Commonwealth Scholarships aim to foster a community of global leaders, emphasizing the importance of international collaboration and knowledge exchange. By providing comprehensive financial and academic support, the program ensures that scholars are well-equipped to make meaningful contributions to their respective fields.
For a detailed overview of the scholarship, its benefits, and the application process, readers are encouraged to visit the official announcement on Scholarships Ads, a leading platform for scholarship information worldwide.