Past recipients

Commonwealth Scholarships in low-and-middle income countries have been funded through the Commonwealth and Scholarship Fellowship Plan (CSFP) endowment fund since 2009. These scholarships enable Commonwealth citizens to study for a postgraduate qualification in countries such as South Africa, Pakistan and Mauritius. You can read about previous scholars' experiences here.

Details of scholars from past years are below:

2016

Rashika Saman Kumari Abesinghefrom Sri Lanka: MSc Criminology at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Frimpong Adu-Gyamfi from Ghana: MSc Environment and Water Science at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Komla Amega from Ghana: MSc Economics at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago

Joachim Emeka Arikibe from Nigeria: MSc Chemistry at the University of the South Pacific

Gbadebo Monday Elebiyo from Nigeria: MSc Agronomy at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Henry Chukwuebuka Ezechukwu from Nigeria: MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ishiyaku Babayo Ibrahim from Nigeria: MSc Physics at COMSATS Insitute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Mamoud Abdul Jalloh from Sierra Leone: MSc Economics at the University of Rwanda

Paul Junior from Uganda: MSc Chemistry at the University of Swaziland

Martin Kuria Karanja from Kenya: MSc Economics at the University of Malawi

Yustina Masanyoni from Tanzania: MSc Economics at the University of Nairobi, Kenya

Joseph Mensah from Ghana: MSc Soil Science at the National University of Lesotho

Steven Mitini-Nkhoma from Malawi: MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sadeeq Muhammad Sheshe from Nigeria: MSc Biotechnology at COMSATS Insitute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Lazina Hossain Neshe from Bangladesh: MBA at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Michael Olanrewaju Olaniyi from Nigeria: MSc Animal Science at the University of Pretoria, South Africa

Abdur Rob from Bangladesh: MSc Information Technology at Moi University, Kenya

Puso Sezuka from Botswana: MA Communication and Development Studies at Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Chimwemwe Tembo-Phiri from Zambia: MSc Sustainable Agriculture at Stellenbosch University, South Africa

2015

Oluwaseun Matthew Ajayi from Nigeria: MSc Occupational and Environmental Safety at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

Paul Oluwanifemi Ajayi from Nigeria: MSc GIS and Remote Sensing at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Hasanul Banna from Bangladesh: MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan.

Isaiah Debrah from Ghana: MSc Medical Biotechnology at Maseno University, Kenya.

Anthonia Dickson from Nigeria: LLM Law (Human Rights) at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Wendy Dlamini from Swaziland: MSc Epidemiology at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Mduduzi Hlophe from Swaziland: PhD in Engineering at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Hellen Nduku Kasila from Kenya: MA Women and Gender Studies at the University of Buea, Cameroon.

Abdullahi Mohammed Labbo from Nigeria: MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan.

Mfundo Msibi from Swaziland: MSc Finance at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Winnie Nyakundi from Kenya: MA Human Resources Management at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Misheck Nyirenda from Malawi: MTech Information Technology at Durban University of Technology, South Africa.

Oluwasogo Olorunfemi from Nigeria: PhD in Agriculture at North-West University, South Africa.

Royronald Ongong'a from Kenya: MSc Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Ghana.

Ahnivar Peralta from Belize: MSc Climate Change at the University of the South Pacific.

Motena Rangoanana from Lesotho: MSc Financial Economics at the University of the Free State, South Africa.

Tolulope Peter Saliu from Nigeria: MSc Molecular Life Sciences at IBMBB, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mathias Vondee Teye from Ghana: MSc Applied Microbiology at the University of Botswana.

2014

Murugesh Babu from India: fellowship in Textiles at the University of Buea, Cameroon.

Mahmood Dalhat from Nigeria: MSc Bioscience at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan.

Emmanuel Habimana from Rwanda: MSc Geophysics at KNUST in Ghana

Godiraone Boisy Motube from Botswana: MSc Molecular Life Sciences at IBMBB, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Francisco Muior from Mozambique: MA Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Central University of Technology, South Africa.

Bruce Musoni from Rwanda: MSc Environmental Science at Kenyyata University, Kenya.

Herick Othieno from Kenya: Fellowship in Physics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Melitah Tawana from Botswana: MBA at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Masedi Tshukudu from Botswana: MSc Economics at the University of Rwanda.

Paul Wanyama from Kenya: MSc Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

2013

Michael Gennaro from Canada: Fellowship in African Studies at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Kevina Honajee from Mauritius: MSc Dietetics at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. READ ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE

Elizabeth Mantebeah from Ghana: MA Heritage Management at the University of Mauritius. READ ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE

Christinah Matsuane from Botswana: MSc Horticulture at the University of Swaziland. READ ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE

John McGovern from the UK: Fellowship in Internationalisation at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan.

Shaffy Niyoita from Rwanda: MSc Climate Change and Sustainable Development at Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology, Tanzania.

Azizur Mohammed Rahman from the UK: Fellowship in Molecular Genetics at Khulna University, Bangladesh.

2012

Dinesh Kodituwakku from Sri Lanka: MSc Agriculture at the University of the South Pacific, Samoa. READ ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE

Edward Namfua from Tanzania: MSc Financial Services at the University of Mauritius.

2011

Andrew Harvey from Canada: MA Linguistics at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. READ ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE

Simon Heap from the UK: Fellowship in History at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Emmanuel Dartey Manteaw from Ghana: MSc Engineering at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Case studies

Click on the image below to read about the experiences of Commonwealth Scholars in low and middle income countries.

Andrew Harvey Commonwealth Scholar CSFP