Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Professor Madeleine Arnot



Madeleine Arnot is a Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner. Emeritus Professor of Sociology of Education and Emeritus Fellow, Jesus College, University of Cambridge.

Co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement. She has an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala for services to democratic education.

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