Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Dr Joanna Newman MBE



Dr Joanna Newman MBE is a Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner. She is also Vice Principal (International) of King’s College London.

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