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Commonwealth: Scholarships

Volume 475: debated on Monday 28 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many people received funding under the Commonwealth Scholarships Programme in 2006-07, broken down by country of origin. (200285)

The number of scholars funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan in 2006-07, including those in their first, second or third year of study, was as follows:

Number

Australia

30

Bahamas

1

Canada

47

Cyprus

2

New Zealand

21

Singapore

4

Total

105