The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

  • PHD, Master, Bachelor
  • Full tuition waiver + other benefits
  • 23 May 2024
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The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)  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.

This is a scholarship by

The Association of Commonwealth Universities

All Scholarships from The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Eligibility

  • Must be citizens (or those who hold refugee status) in a Commonwealth country.
  • Please check with your preferred university to ensure you meet the entry requirements for your chosen courses.

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Benefits

The scholarships cover the following:

Fully-funded tuition fees.

Living allowance (stipend) for duration of award.

Return economy flights to host country.

One-off arrival allowance.

Research Support Grant (on request only; subject to approval).

Application

Only universities listed on the QECS homepage are hosts for the current application cycle.

The application form consists of the following sections:

Eligibility

Personal Details

Academic & Employment Record

Course at host university details

Statements

Upload supporting documents (including references)

The statement section is formed of three main statements which applicants need to provide. Guidance for what is required for each statement is shown below as well as on the application form itself.

Plagiarism is not allowed. Applications shown to be plagiarised will not be considered.

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