The purpose of the scholarship is to enhance individual teaching and research capacity leading to increased institutional capacity in academic and other sectors in Commonwealth countries and to contribute to Gibraltar’s higher education and research by attracting international candidates and encouraging links and collaboration.
The Gibraltar Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme provides financial support that includes all University fees, one annual return trip to and from the country of residence, and a monthly stipend towards completion of a three-year full-time doctoral postgraduate qualification at the University of Gibraltar.
To apply for this scholarship, you must:
- Be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the host country (Gibraltar) or a British protected person;
- Be permanently resident in a Commonwealth country (http://thecommonwealth.org/member-countries);
- Be available to start your academic studies in Gibraltar by the start of the academic year in October 2018; and
- By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honors standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
HOW TO APPLY
Prospective applicants are advised to refer to our Commonwealth Scholarship Prospectus for details of research themes.