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The Commonwealth countries are made up of 53 independent and sovereign states. It is a voluntary organization made up of nearly all of the former territories of the British Empire. The member countries span Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific, and are amongst the world’s largest, smallest, richest and poorest countries. The Commonwealth is home to 2.4 billion citizens and 60% of these are under the age of 30. Over the years, the Commonwealth has become a network of more than 80 intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, civil society, cultural and professional organizations.

List of Commonwealth Countries


  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Kingdom of Eswatini
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia


  • Bangladesh
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Pakistan
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka

Carribean and Americas

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • The Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada
  • Dominican Republic
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Lucia
  • Kitts and Nevis
  • Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago


  • Cyprus
  • Malta
  • United Kingdom


  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Turalu
  • Vanuatu

List of Scholarships Within The Commonwealth Countries


Afya Bora Global Health Fellowships.

Eligibility: Be a citizen of Kenya, Botswana, Uganda or Tanzania; Medical applicants need to have an M.D or MBChB with an MMed, MPH or Master’s degree in related fields


Air Liquide International Scholarships in France.

Eligibility: Open to Nationals of Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal; Must be not more than 30 years of age; Not previously qualified for other scholarships from French Government; Show an interest in the Air Liquide Group.

The Gambia

African Pathway Scholarships.

Eligibility: Nationals of the Gambia and other non-South African citizens (Africa only); Master’s Degree holder; Academic Merit; A feasible proposed a research project.


Africa Initiative for Governance Scholarships.

Eligibility: Graduates must be between 25 and 35 years of age; Exceptional academic history; Nationals of Ghana and Nigeria.


ACCES Scholarship Program.

Eligibility: Kenya Youths; Bright students with Financial neediness.


African Students Scholarships, Brandeis University.

Eligibility: Nationals of Angola, Lesotho, Madagascar, South Africa and other Southern African countries.


African Fellowship at Royal Agricultural University, UK.

Eligibility: Nationals of East and Southern Africa; Candidates with a background in Agriculture, Food or Natural Resources Management; Interest in Land Reforms.


African Nursing Scholarships.

Eligibility: Registered Nurses; Completion of the application form and other relevant documents.


Emerging Leaders Scholarships.

Eligibility: Applicants must be from the private sector in business, management, entrepreneurship and banking sector: For candidates from Mozambique and other selected countries.


CODESRIA Research Grants.

Eligibility: Researchers based in African Universities willing to undertake priority researches with themes within the framework of the CODESRIA strategic plan.


African Development Bank Internship Program.

Eligibility: Be students between 18-30 years old; Must be enrolled for a Master’s degree in recognized Institutions; Be citizens of ADB member countries; Be fluent in English or French.


Newton Fund Researcher Workshop Grants for Researchers in India and UK.Eligibility: Lead researchers from state or central Universities in India or the UK.


Malaysian Commonwealth Scholarships.

Eligibility: Citizens of the commonwealth countries; Graduate of a University; Second class upper honors.


Humber Scholarships in Canada for International Students.

Eligibility: Applicants will be considered based on academics, community involvement, referee/reference letters and Statement of Interest.

And many more. Here we have a wide list of scholarships for Students from different Commonwealth Countries; Scroll down to access and apply for these scholarships.

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