Commonwealth of Independent States Postgraduate Excellence International Awards in UK for Master


The University of Nottingham is offering the Commonwealth of Independent States Postgraduate Excellence Awards to high achieving international students as a chance to unlock their potential.

Students from all over the world who want to apply for a master’s degree programme at the University of Nottingham are eligible.

The University of Nottingham Information

The University of Nottingham Grants

Commonwealth of Independent States Postgraduate Excellence International Awards in UK for Master Established in 1948, The University of Nottingham is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Nottingham (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), East Midlands. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Derby, Sutton Bonington, Lincoln, Semenyih. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The University of Nottingham is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Nottingham offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: All master’s degree courses and programme including MRes are eligible to apply for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The students must be domiciled in one of the countries listed above.
  • The students should be classed as overseas student for fee purposes.
  • The students must hold an offer to start a full-time master (including MRes) in any subject area at the University of Nottingham UK in September or October 2021

Offered Benefits

The University of Nottingham will provide the award amount of £2,000 for students to complete their studies in the UK.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The students are required to enrol themselves in the university using the online application portal and completing the application process. Upon receiving the offer letter from the university, the students are required to apply for the opportunity through the program section of the application page.
  • Supporting Documents: The students must provide the following documents to the university:
  • Current and valid passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Essay
  • References
  • Work experience or resume
  • Admission Requirements: Students should hold above-average grades greater than 70% and 3.0 GPA to be admitted at the University of Nottingham.
  • Language Requirement: The students are required to have average scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS score of 6.0 to 6.5
  • PTE score of 55 to 68
  • TOEFL IBT score to 79 to 100
  • CAE score of 169 to 190
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