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Brilliant Nigerian Economist Wins UK Commonwealth Scholarship, Graduates With Two (2) Master’s Degrees

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Brilliant Nigerian Economist Wins UK Commonwealth Scholarship, Graduates With Two (2) Master’s Degrees

A brilliant Nigerian Lady, Chidinma Onukogu has won the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Scholarship to earn a Master’s degree in the UK after achieving exceptional academic feats as an Economist in Nigeria.

Chidinma Onukogu graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Port Harcourt, South-East, Nigeria. She immediately proceeded to the University of Lagos, South-West, Nigeria to earn a Master’s degree in Finance.

After her first Master’s degree, Chidinma Onukogu won the UK Commonwealth Scholarship to earn another Master’s degree at the University of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England. The UK Commonwealth Scholarship is a yearly award sponsored by the UK Government to allow exceptional international students to obtain knowledge in the UK.

Chidinma Onukogu who celebrated her achievement on LinkedIn says she is delighted to secure her second Master’s distinction having earned a Master’s of Science degree in International Development from the University of Portsmouth.

“My 2nd Distinction. MSc International Development. Delighted to officially graduate with a Distinction from my #MSC program at the University of Portsmouth UK,” she wrote on LinkedIn.

Chidinma Onukogu says she is proud of herself and the work she put in to achieve her success. She also thanked everyone that contributed to her achievement.

“I am eternally grateful to Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office for this chance to add value to myself and ultimately my community. Thanks to everyone that supported me on this journey,” she said.

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Studying in the United Kingdom opens you to a lot of opportunities and connections. Several scholarship opportunities are ongoing in Europe, USA, UK and Canada to explore. Here are some ongoing scholarships you should check out;

Fully Funded Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships for International Students.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships target students committed to effecting positive change within their communities. Recipients receive support to enhance their knowledge and skills, equipping them to apply these competencies in their careers and contribute to addressing global challenges and advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Scholarship Summary

  • Study Program: Master’s Degree
  • Eligible Countries: International Students from Commonwealth Countries
  • Country Host: UK
  • Scholarship Reward: Fully-funded tuition, stipend

Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship

  • You must have attained a minimum of 2:1 (or equivalent) at undergraduate level to be eligible to apply.
  • You will need to submit an application for admission to your chosen university course directly to the university in addition to completing a QECS application.
  • Applicant must be from a Commonwealth country
  • Meet the requirements for your chosen university and course
  • Applicants must be committed to creating change in their communities

Benefits of the Scholarship

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living allowance (stipend) for duration of award
  • Return economy flights to host country
  • One-off arrival allowance
  • Research Support Grant (on request only; subject to approval)

Required Documents to be Submitted

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Details
  • Academic & Employment Record
  • Course at host university details
  • Statements
  • Upload supporting documents (including two references)
  • Transcripts

Selection Criteria

  • The selection committee assesses applications using four key criteria:
  • Academic history/references
  • Plan of Study
  • Development Impact and Post Study Outreach
  • Creating Networks
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    Application Process

    • Look through the list of countries and universities hosting scholarships in this cycle.
    • Visit the relevant university website for more information on your chosen course using the links included below.
    • Complete and submit a QECS application for your chosen university/course by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button. Once you’ve clicked apply, you’ll be directed to a log in page. If you don’t already have a myACU account, click get ‘get started’ in the right hand corner of the page to start your application.
    • Submit an application to your chosen university for admission to your chosen course.

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