Students from developing Commonwealth countries who have applied to study a full-time taught postgraduate (Masters) degree at BU and who can demonstrate they already have an outstanding academic and personal profile can now apply for the 2013 BU – Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.
This scholarship, offered in conjunction with the UK Government, is offered  to two successful applicants for the September 2013 entry
Applicable courses are:

  • MSc Public Health
  • MSc Tourism Management

Worth of Awards
Scholarships are paid by full tuition fee waiver and monthly allowance. Other allowances include:

  • Full tuition fee
  • Return air fare to the UK
  • Monthly allowance (approximately £880)
  • Thesis and study travel costs (approximately £300)


  • Students who are residents in developing Commonwealth countries who have applied to study eligible taught postgraduate (Masters) degree at BU. Eligible countries are listed on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website.
  • You must be able to demonstrate an exceptional academic profile (equivalent to UK 1st Class Honours degree as assessed by NARIC)
  • You must be able to demonstrate an outstanding personal profile as evidenced in your personal statement.
  • Recipients of this scholarship cannot be in receipt of any other BU scholarship
  • Financial need will not be taken into consideration.

How to Apply

  • You must apply online through the Electronic Application System on the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme website.
  • Completed application forms should be returned to:

askBU Students Service
Bournemouth University
The Base
Poole House
Fern Barrow
BH12 5BB
Forms can also be scanned and emailed to: [email protected]
Deadline: The deadline for applications is 16 April 2013
Successful applicants will normally be informed by end of June 2013. Although they may contact you with a decision in principle based on any predicted grades, your award will not be formally approved until you hold an unconditional firm offer.
Click here to apply and for more details