Scholarships

2022 Routeledge/Roundtable Commonwealth Studentships

Deadline: 31st of July, 2022.

The PhD studentships provide support for research projects on Commonwealth related themes. Two studentships are available each year, one for UK-registered students and one for Commonwealth students in other countries.

Proposed research must fulfil at least one of the below criteria:

  1. Relate to the Commonwealth as a whole or to any Commonwealth-wide institution or organization
  2. Have a strong Commonwealth comparative aspect
  3. Be of relevance to a Commonwealth country other than the UK.

Eligibility

  • The first studentship is open to registered PhD students from UK universities, although not necessarily UK citizens.
  • The second is open to registered PhD students from ACU member universities in Commonwealth counties other than the UK, and to Chevening and Commonwealth Scholarship alumni who are PhD students at any Commonwealth university outside the UK.

Benefits

The studentships have a value of GBP 5,500 each.

Application

As part of the application, you should submit:

  • Resume
  • A studentship plan, outlining:
    1. The work you plan to carry out during the studentship, in non-technical language
    2. The likely impact of your studentship work, and how it will advance knowledge in your field and contribute to greater understanding of the Commonwealth
    3. The planned outcomes and outputs of the studentship
  • Two letters of support from referees, these should include one academic (preferably your PhD/DPhil supervisor) and one personal reference letter.

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Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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