Approximately 200-230 scholarships are awarded each year and the Commission seeks about three times more nominations than it has places available; therefore, candidates who are nominated are not certain to get a scholarship.
There are no quotas for selections for any individual country or nominator.
Each year, the Commission writes to a number of NGOs and other programme partnerships asking for a specific number of nominations to be sent to it.
Each organisation is responsible for its own selection process.
NGOs and programmes funded by DFID that are invited to nominate candidates for scholarships include:
Scholarship Terms and Conditions & Eligibility
Applications are considered according to the following selection criteria:
For more information and application, see: Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
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