Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2024 in UK (Fully Funded)

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Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2024: Fully-Funded Opportunity for Mid-Career Professionals to Advance Girls' Education

The Commonwealth Professional Fellowships for 2024 offer a unique opportunity for mid-career professionals from low and middle-income countries to advance girls' education. This fully-funded international fellowship provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to make a significant impact in their workplaces and communities.

The fellowships are offered by five distinct host organizations: Cardiff University's Phoenix Project, Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization, Knowledge for Change, Life Gate Outreach Center, and Windle Trust International. Each program is designed to address a specific aspect of girls' education, such as access to education, quality of education, or gender equality.

To be eligible for the fellowships, applicants must have at least five years of relevant work experience in the field of girls' education. They must also be able to demonstrate their commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of girls.

The fellowships offer a wide range of benefits, including

Financial support: The fellowships cover all expenses, including travel, accommodation, and living costs.

Professional development: Fellows will have the opportunity to learn from experts in the field of girls' education and to network with other professionals from around the world.

Impact: Fellows will have the opportunity to use their skills and knowledge to make a real difference in the lives of girls.

The Commonwealth Professional Fellowships are a valuable opportunity for mid-career professionals who are passionate about advancing girls' education. If you are interested in applying, please visit the website: https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-professional-fellowships/ for more information.

Commonwealth Professional Fellowships Uk 2023-24

Host Country

United Kingdom

Funded By

UK Department for International Development (DFID)

List of the Eligible Countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bangladesh
  • Belize
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Dominica
  • Eswatini
  • Fiji
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea Rwanda
  • St Helena
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and The Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zambia

Commonwealth Fellowships Benefits 2024

  • A return air ticket will be provided to the fellow.
  • A monthly stipend of £1,944 will be awarded to the fellows. 
  • If the fellow’s host institutions are in the London Metropolitan area, they will receive a monthly stipend of £2,397. 
  • Arrival Allowance of up to £1,061.10
  •  £3,000 will be paid t the host institution in the name of administration and support of the fellow. (on receipt on the invoice) 
  • Standard visa fees will also be reimbursed.
  • Additional financial support will be provided to disable fellows.

Eligibility Criteria of the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship

  • The applicant must be a citizen of a commonwealth country or the applicant has been granted refugee status by a Commonwealth country.
  • The British-protected individual can also apply.
  • The applicant must be a permanent resident of an eligible Commonwealth country.
  • The applicant must have five years of full-time or equivalent part-time work experience in accordance with the organization’s program.
  • At the time of application, the applicant must be in employment.
  • The applicant must not have attended any Commonwealth Professional Fellowship in the most recent five years.
  • The applicant must not be seeking any academic program or pursuing any research program.
  • The applicant must be able to attend the course on the prescribed dates.

How to Apply for Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2024?

  • The candidates have to apply online by using CSC’s online application system.
  • The candidates have to provide all the undergraduate and postgraduate qualification certificates (if applicable).
  • The candidates have to provide details of up to 100 words about the employment details and their relevancy to the desired program.
  • A personal statement of up to 300 words is required that must explain the relevancy of previous work experience to the desired fellowship.
  • The list of the three refers to their names and contact numbers. One of them must be the candidate’s current employer.
  • The candidates have to provide a development Impact Statement in total 4 parts.
  • The candidates have to submit a list of up to publications and prizes (if applicable).
  • State award objectives and how the fellowship program meets them.
  • Outline objectives for the next two years and how the fellowship program aligns with them.
  • Describe long-term objectives and how the fellowship program supports them.
  • Summarize how personal background motivates making an impact in the home country (up to 500 words).
  • Briefly describe engagement in voluntary activities and leadership experiences (up to 500 words).
  • Provide a scan of your passport or national identity card.

Commonwealth Fellowship Application Deadline

The application deadline for the Fellowship 2024 is 16 August 2023.

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