The scholarships are offered by the government of United Kingdom to the countries which once remained as the colonies of The Great Britain Empire. After World War II and majorly after 1947 many new states emerged as the result of decolonization. Pakistan is one of the newly emerged states on the world map after decolonization. The government of United Kingdom provides these scholarships through Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.
The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission works as an executive non-departmental public body. The main objective of the commission is the development and uplift of developing small states through educational development. Commonwealth Scholarship Commission is sponsored by UK’s Department of International Development (DFID). The program aims at nourishing the talented students and future leaders from underdeveloped and developing countries. The program provides an opportunity to these talented students to study in highly recognized universities of Britain. The Commonwealth scholarship program is specially designed to benefit the students from disadvantaged backgrounds. It gives great regard to the merit and performance of the students from less privileged families. The program aims to promote equality, reward merit and promoted sustainable development in countries like Pakistan.
Every year Commonwealth scholarships are offered to the students of Pakistan. The scholarships are being offered throughout the year. These scholarships are notified through the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The program provides a great opportunity to the students who want to study abroad. The education from highly recognized institutions from Britain is considered highly valuable throughout the world and especially in Pakistan. the aspirants of study abroad must take maximum advantage of the scholarships offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.
The Scholarships are offered from intermediate to Ph.D. level. The student exchange programs also provide healthy opportunities to students to complete one or more years of the degree in the UK. The scholarships and other opportunities offered by CSC are as follows:
The student must check the updates at the official website of Commonwealth scholarships commission or the official website of Higher Education Commission where all the requirements for the scholarship are mentioned. To avail these scholarships it is must for the students to have good command over the English Language. Students are also required to give IELTS or TOEFL test for being eligible for the scholarships. These programs can help Pakistani students master in their concern fields. The foreign graduated and masters students can help bring better and positive changes in Pakistan leading to the progress and prosperity. Pakistan has a vacuum of foreign qualified professionals as the brain drain takes all the talent away. The students must get better qualification and spend their valuable expertise in Pakistan for its development. The students must start looking for all the good scholarships programs being offered by Commonwealth Scholarships for the year 2019 and 2020.