Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Professor David Francis



Professor David Francis is a Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner. He is also Head of the Department of Peace Studies and UNESCO Chair in African Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Bradford.

Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioners are responsible for:

  • ensuring that the CSC fulfils the aims and objectives set by DFID
  • promoting the efficient and effective use of staff and other resources by the CSC
  • ensuring that individuals are selected for Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships on merit and on the basis of clear criteria which reflect the objectives of DFID and, where appropriate, other sponsoring departments