Commonwealth Academic Fellowships (Potential Funding Opportunity)
Reference Number: R118
Key Award Information
The purpose of the Commonwealth Academic Fellowships is to support the cost of up to six months work in the United Kingdom, for staff of universities in certain developing commonwealth countries.
Number of Awards: 60-70
Applications will be considered for study in all subjects, but preference will be given to applications which clearly fit with the development plans of the candidates home institutions.
Residency: Open to Commonwealth citizens or British protected persons who have completed their doctorate in no less than 5 years by the time of taking up an award. Candidates should be a permanent resident of, and a member of teaching staff at a university in a developing Commonwealth country. Candidates should not be more than 50 years of age with at least 2 years teaching experience.
How to Apply
Nominations are made through specific developing country universities, who are responsible for advertising the awards. In the case of Bangladesh and India, they are made by the Universities Grants Committee of the country concerned. Sri Lanka nominates through the Ministry of Education and Pakistan through the Higher Education Commission.
Further application details, including special requirements for awards involving clinical training in nursing and dentistry, available at the CSFP website.
For further information visit their website: http://www.csfp-online.org/index.html
Available to applicants from:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermunda, Botswana, British Virgin Isles, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Saint Kitts and Davis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe