Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships:- The scholarship offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in a Commonwealth country with a low or middle income.

The scholarships are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to a new country and community, expand one’s perspectives, and create a worldwide network that will last a lifetime. They are intended at students who are committed to having a positive effect in their communities.

Through cultural interaction and scholarly collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars seek to bring about social change and find solutions to the mutual problems we confront, both in their home countries and in those that host them. As active participants of the network, scholars will help shape the Commonwealth’s future.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Partner Institutions

  • The University of the South Pacific (USP)
  • Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • North-West University
  • Rhodes University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • University of Pretoria (UP)
  • University of Venda
  • University of Colombo
  • University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka (USJ)

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Eligibility.

  • Citizens of Commonwealth countries or individuals with refugee status in a Commonwealth country are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must submit an application for a QECS award in a country other than their home country or citizenship country.
  • The age limit for receiving a QECS Award is not set.
  • At the time of application, you must have already completed your degree and graduated with a 2:1 or higher. You will be asked to submit a copy of your final transcript and degree certificate as part of the application process.


Recipients of the award will receive:

  • Tuition fees are fully financed; a living expenses allowance (stipend) is provided for the term of the award.
  • Return flights in economy to their host country;
  • A stipend upon arrival;
  • Grants for research support are available only upon request and are subject to approval.

Selection Criteria.

Four important factors are used by the selection committee to evaluate applications:

  • References and academic history
  • Impact and Post-Study Outreach
  • Networking Plan of Study Development.

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How to Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Review the available courses and admission requirements, as well as the application instructions, before submitting an application. To have your application counted, choose a course that is offered at the university you selected at the beginning of the form.

You must first create a MyACU account before applying for a Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship. This will allow you to save a draft application and then return to check on its status once it has been submitted.

Apply Here

Application Deadline:

Closing date: 10 June 2021 at 15:00 UTC

For More Information Visit the Official Commonwealth Scholarships Website Here

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