Alumni Association resources

CSC Alumni Association Toolkit

The following information is designed to support CSC alumni association coordinators, committee members and volunteers in setting up, managing, and maintaining an alumni association.

CSC Alumni Association Toolkit– Handbook for all coordinators, committee members and volunteers

Celebrating 65 years of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

CSC Alumni Association Digital Toolkit

Throughout 2024, the CSC is celebrating 65 years of delivering Commonwealth Scholarships to candidates of outstanding academic achievement and leadership ability.

We would like CSC alumni associations to promote the anniversary on your channels and through your events and activities. To support this, we have developed a 65th anniversary toolkit containing a timeline of key activities, a logo package and digital resources, and guidance on how to use these.

Guidance for Alumni Associations on using the digital toolkit

  • Please ensure you have read the guidance document above and the CSC visual identity/branding guidelines document below in full before using the materials.
  • Please only use the toolkit and branded items during the anniversary year (until end of 2024).
  • You should only use the toolkit for activities and events in relation to the CSC and its anniversary and for alumni association purposes only.
  • You must not edit or distort the toolkit materials or share these with other organisations.

The digital toolkit includes:

Please contact the CSC Alumni Team at if you have any queries about the Anniversary toolkit or the CSC’s programme of activities.

CSC Alumni Association 65th Anniversary Fund

As part of our celebrations, CSC Alumni Associations can apply for funding to support the delivery of a 65th anniversary event or activity under the theme, ‘65 Years of Global Impact: Empowering Commonwealth Change Leaders’.

Events/activities must meet one following objectives:

  • Celebrate the achievements of the CSC and/or Commonwealth Scholars and Alumni in their home country
  • Promote the value of CSC in-country networks and relationships to achieving sustainable development
  • Broaden and strengthen the CSC’s advocacy base and raise awareness of Commonwealth Scholarships at a national level

To apply for a grant, you must complete and submit an application form by 23:59 (BST) on Sunday 9 June 2024. Activities must be delivered by 31 March 2025.

You can view a PDF of the application form to help prepare your submission here.

Before submitting the application, you must have read and understood the CSC Alumni Association 65th Anniversary Fund- Terms and Conditions.

Requests for funding to support activities which have already taken place will not be considered.

Individuals submitting the form must make themselves available to answer any additional questions regarding the request to support the decision-making process.

There is no guarantee that your funding request will be granted and/or that you will receive funding for all cost items listed.

Activity management and delivery

Event proposal form

Event funding request form

2022-10 Event & activity risk assessment

Event report template

Event feedback survey template