State Department for University Education & Research

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom is offering
eighteen (18) full scholarships for PhD only for Kenyan students, tenable from
September/October 2021.The awards are tenable at any approved UK University
or higher education institution with which the Commonwealth Scholarship
Commission (CSC) has a part- funding agreement. The online Application to
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in UK are open as from 14th December
2020 to 18th January, 2021.
Full details of the scholarships are available at: http//
i. Master’s Degree from a recognized university.
ii. Should have proof of support from a prospective supervisor in at least one
chosen institution in the United Kingdom.
iii. Below 45 years of age.
Application procedure
All eligible candidates must read and adhere to the following guidelines strictly:

  1. Complete the online application to Commonwealth Scholarships
    Commission in UK. Details of how to apply for these programme are
    available on the CSC’s website: Download and print the online application form before
    submitting it electronically to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
  2. Obtain PRELIMINARY APPLICATION FORM from the Ministry of Education,
    Directorate of University Education offices located at Teleposta Towers, 27th
    floor room 2702. The application forms can also be downloaded from the
    Ministry’s website:
  3. Complete the preliminary application form. Attach the required certified
    supporting documents (certified photocopies of ID, academic/
    professional certificates, transcripts, Birth Certificate, other testimonials), a
    proposal in the area of study and a copy of the online submitted CSC
    application form.
  4. Submit three (3) sets of the hard copy of Preliminary Application form from
    MOE and CSC application form with all the certified copies to the
    Directorate of University Education on the address: Director – University
    Education, Ministry of Education. P.O. Box 9583 – 00200,NAIROBI
    Deliver to Teleposta Towers, 27th floor, Room 2702 during working hours
    between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. The same can be emailed through
  5. Completed applications should reach the Ministry not later than 22nd
    January, 2021 by 5pm.
  6. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted through e-mail or phone
    call from the following number: 0771842051
  7. Nomination does not in any way guarantee selection or placement
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