Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2022-2023 for Masters Study (Fully-funded)

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2022-2023 for Masters Study (Fully-funded)

Deadline: January 10, 2022

Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2022-2023 are now open. The scholarships offer a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country.

Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and to build a global network that will last a lifetime.

Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them. As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.

Scholarship

Award recipients receive:

  • Fully-funded tuition fees;
  • Living expenses allowance (stipend) for duration of award;
  • Return economy flights to their host country;
  • An arrival allowance;
  • Research support grant – on request only; subject to approval.

Eligibility

  • Open to Citizens of Commonwealth countries or those who hold refugee status in a Commonwealth country.
  • Applicants must apply for a QECS award in a country other than their home country/country of citizenship.
  • There is no upper age limit to be eligible for a QECS Award.
  • You must have already completed your degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the time of application. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide a copy of your final transcript and degree certificate.

Partner Universities

  • University of Dhaka
  • University of Eswatini
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
  • The University of the West Indies
  • The Technical University of Kenya
  • University of Nairobi
  • University of Malaya
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • University of Mauritius
  • COMSATS University Islamabad
  • University of Rwanda
  • The State University of Zanzibar
  • Makerere University

Application

Before submitting an application, review the available courses and entry requirements – in addition to the application guidance. Select a course that is offered at the university you select at the start of the form for your application to be counted.

To apply for a Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship, you must first create a MyACU account. This will enable you to save a draft application, and to log back in to see the status of your application once it is submitted.

For more information, visit QECS.

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