Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Sarah Laessig


Sarah Laessig is a Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner. She also holds board positions in the public and private sectors which reflect her experience and interest in financial services, technology, government, higher education, and international development.

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

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK