Commonwealth Scholarships

@ Ministry of Higher Education

 +94 11 2 694486

 Valid till March 11, 2018

These Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth.

The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country.

The Scholarships

  • The scholarships are fully-funded. They provide full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance)
  • They are for Master’s courses only and are not applicable to distance learning courses


  • Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the host country
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level

Click here for more information.