Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2021/2022 [Fully Funded]

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities is now accepting applications from citizens or refugees of Commonwealth countries for the 2021/2022 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships. The deadline for submission of applications is 18th January, 2021.

 

The scholarship is a unique opportunity to study a two-years Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

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.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Partner Institutions.

12 awards are available at the following institutions:

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

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 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.
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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Benefits.

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.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Selection Criteria.

The selection committee assesses applications using four key criteria:

  • Academic history/references
  • Plan of Study
  • Development Impact and Post Study Outreach
  • Creating Networks

How to Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships.

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.

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Apply Before: 18th January, 2021.



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