Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021
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Applications are now open for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021. A Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is a unique opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in low or middle-income countries of the Commonwealth.

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.

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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.

The following universities will be hosting a QECS award:

  • IBMBB, University of Colombo
  • University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • The University of the South Pacific
  • Fiji National University
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of Venda
  • North-West University
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Pretoria
  • Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • University of Namibia

Benefits

Award recipients receive:

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

Eligibilities

  • To apply you must be a citizen of (or hold refugee status in) a Commonwealth country other than the country hosting the award.
  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a 2:1 equivalent level
  • 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.
  • Please note, universities may have their own specific eligibility requirements for admissions
Eligible Regions: Commonwealth Countries

Application Process

Make sure that you have the following documentation to upload to your application:

  • High school certificate
  • Undergraduate transcript (and graduation certificate)
  • Two references – preferably academic
  • Scan of passport or national ID card
  • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language

Applications will be closed at 4:00 (UTC +1) on 9 July 2020 – please read the FAQs while completing your application.

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Application Deadline: July 9, 2020 (5 Days Remaining)

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