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BU Commonwealth Shared Scholarship (External Scholarship)

Key information

Entry For courses starting September 2017

Any international applicants for MSc Public Health, LLM Public International Law or MSc Tourism Management who are resident in developing Commonwealth countries (pdf 330kb)


Full tuition fee waiver, return airfare to the UK, an arrivals allowance (approximately £900), a monthly allowance (approximately £940), and thesis and study costs (approximately £400)

Number available Three
Need to fill in an application Yes
Application deadline 1 April 2017

The BU Commonwealth Shared Scholarship is offered by BU in conjunction with the UK government. Students from developing Commonwealth countries who are applying for the above courses are eligible for the award.

Students need to demonstrate an outstanding academic track record - a minimum of a UK first-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent - and provide an exceptional personal profile in their application.

The scholarship is paid as a full tuition fee waiver and as a monthly allowance for other expenses.

You need to apply for this scholarship through the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme website. If you have any questions about the application process or whether your qualifications are eligible, please contact BU’s International Admissions Team.

The legal bit

Scholarships are reviewed on a regular basis and the university reserves the right to withdraw, amend or introduce new scholarships at any time. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability. Scholarship is awarded in your first year only, unless stated otherwise.

For further details, please view our Scholarship Policy.