Deputy Chair, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK

Professor Graham Furniss OBE, FBA

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Biography

Professor Graham Furniss OBE, FBA is Deputy Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom. He was formerly Pro-Director (Research and Enterprise) of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Deputy Chair, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK

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