Welcome to the website of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP).

The CSFP is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarships schemes for international study in the world. Since it was established in 1959, 27,000 individuals have benefited.

On this site, you can find information on:

Whether you are a potential applicant, existing award holder, alumnus, or simply have an interest in international mobility, education, development or the Commonwealth, we hope that you’ll find the site useful. We look forward to hearing from you!



Mobility and the exchange of ideas and knowledge remain at the heart of the ideals of the Commonwealth. This scheme was designed also to embody the ideal of reciprocity and sharing, with each country contributing according to its means. In short, the rationale for the CSFP is in harmony with the objectives of the Commonwealth itself.

The Rt Hon Don McKinnon, Commonwealth Secretary General, November 2000