Bangor University 2023 Commonwealth Masters Scholarships For African Students – UK

Bangor University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission are jointly funding 6 scholarships for masters study at Bangor University in September 2023.

Funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.


About Bangor University University

Bangor University is a public university in Bangor, Wales. It received its Royal Charter in 1885 and was one of the founding institutions of the federal University of Wales. Officially known as University College of North Wales (UCNW; Welsh: Coleg Prifysgol Gogledd Cymru), and later University of Wales, Bangor (UWB; Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru, Bangor), in 2007 it became Bangor University, independent from the University of Wales.

The university was founded as the University College of North Wales (UCNW) on 18 October 1884, with an inaugural address by the Earl of Powis, the college’s first President, in Penrhyn Hall.There was then a procession to the college including 3,000 quarrymen (quarrymen from Penrhyn Quarry and other quarries had subscribed more than 1,200 pounds to the university).


The foundation was the result of a campaign for better provision of higher education in Wales that had involved some rivalry among towns in North Wales over which was to be the location of the new college.


Bangor University Masters Scholarships

Type: Postgraduate

Organisation: Bangor University

Country To study: United Kingdom

School To study: Bangor University

Course To study: Not specified

State of Origin

Gender: Men and Women

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023



Aim and Benefits Of Bangor University Masters Scholarships

Approved tuition fees

Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed)

Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,236 per month

Warm clothing allowance, where applicable

Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable

Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas.


Requirements For Bangor University Masters Scholarships Qualification

To apply for these scholarships, you must:


Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person.

Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.

Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2023.

By September 2023, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree (2:2) and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC would not normally fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study.

Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.

Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format.

Candidates must check with the nominating agency for their specific advice and rules for applying, and their own eligibility criteria.


Application Deadline

December 1, 2023


How To Apply

Applications must be made using the CSC’s online application system


Candidates must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance – the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:


National nominating agencies – this is the main route of applications

Selected non-governmental organisations and charitable bodies

Click the ‘How to Apply’ tab here for further information.


For more details,visit Bangor University website

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