Corporate report

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK: annual report 2013

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

54th Annual Report to the Secretary of State for International Development for the period ending 30 September 2013.


The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is responsible for managing Britain’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP). The CSC supports over 800 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development each year. Awards are funded by the Department for International Development (for developing Commonwealth countries), and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Scottish Government (for developed Commonwealth countries), in conjunction with UK universities. The CSC also nominates UK citizens for scholarships to study in other Commonwealth countries under the CSFP.