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: May 24, 2022

Applications are now open for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2022-2023. The QECS offers 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.

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

  • Citizens (or those who hold refugee status) in a Commonwealth country are welcome to apply.
  • 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.
  • The QECS awards are only hosted by low and middle income countries. Therefore these awards will not be hosted in Canada, the UK or Australia.

Partner Universities

  • University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • North-West University, South Africa
  • Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa
  • University of Venda, South Africa
  • University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

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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