Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2024/25 | Master’s Scholarship

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Opportunity Description

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) offers a unique chance to pursue a two-year Master’s degree in a Commonwealth nation with a low or moderate income. This scholarship is open to Citizens or those who hold refugee status in a Commonwealth country.

The scholarships offer a once-in-a-lifetime chance for students dedicated to bringing about change in their communities to extend their perspectives, experience a new culture, and create a lifelong worldwide network.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars work to effect good change and find answers to the problems we all confront via academic collaboration and cross-cultural interchange, both in their home countries & those that host them. Scholars will actively participate in shaping the Commonwealth network’s future.

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Key Details

Offered by: The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Study Level: Masters

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Deadline: January 10, 2024

Theme: International Collaboration

Eligible Countries: Sri Lanka, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Kitts & Nevis, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Cyprus, Malta, United Kingdom, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, Botswana, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Kingdom of Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Brunei Darussalam, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore,

Host Countries: Bangladesh, Pakistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Malaysia, Eswatini, Kenya,Tanzania, Uganda

Host Universities & Fields of Study

Bangladesh

  • University of Dhaka

Note: Applicants must submit a university application along with their scholarship application.

Requirement for Dhaka University

  • 4-year undergraduate degree.
  • The university application must be submitted simultaneously as the scholarship application.

Eswatini

University of Eswatini (UNESWA) (Study Fields):

  • MA History
  • MA African Languages and Linguistics
  • MA African Literature
  • MBA Master of Business Administration
  • MEd Curriculum and Teaching
  • MEd Educational Foundations and Management
  • MEd Primary Education
  • MEd Adult Education
  • MNSc Family Nurse Practice
  • MSc Agric. & Applied Econ.
  • MSc Agric. Ed.
  • MSc Agric. Ext
  • MSc Animal Science
  • MSc Chem.
  • MSc Computational Physics
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Conservation Ecology
  • MSc Consumer Science Ed.
  • MSc Crop Science
  • MSc Crop Protection
  • MSc Environmental Resources Management
  • MSc Food Science & Technology
  • MSc Horticulture
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Midwifery
  • MSc Textiles

Requirement for the University of Eswatini

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related study field.

Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago

  • The University of West Indies

Cave Hill Campus, Barbados:

  • LLM Corporate and Commercial Law
  • LLM General
  • LLM Intellectual Property Law
  • LLM International Dispute Resolution
  • LLM Legislative Drafting
  • LLM Public Law
  • MA Creative Arts
  • Master of Public Health
  • MSc International Trade Policy
  • MSc Natural Resource Management
  • MSc Sport Sciences

Mona Campus, Jamaica:

  • Master of Public Health
  • MSc Disaster Risk Management
  • MSc Integrated Urban and Rural Environmental Management
  • MSc Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystem
  • MSc Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago:

  • MSc Agri-Food Safety & Quality Assurance
  • MSc Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health
  • MSc Tropical Crop Protection
  • MSc Tropical Animal Science and Production
  • MSc Value Addition for Food and Nutrition Security

Kenya

  • aster of Applied Linguistics
  • MA Entrepreneurship
  • MBA: (Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Strategic Management, Business Analytics, Information Systems and Technology Management, Operations Strategy and Management, International Trade and Business Management, Risk and Actuarial Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Management)
  • Master of Construction Project Management
  • Master of Musical Arts in Composition or Performance
  • Master of Music in Music Education or African Music Studies
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Science (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • MSc Applied Parasitology
  • MSc Applied Parasitology
  • MSc Applied Statistics
  • MSc Biochemistry
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Clinical Chemistry
  • MSc Clinical Haematology & Blood Transfusion Science
  • MSc Clinical Histocytopathology
  • MSc Community Nutrition
  • MSc Computational Chemistry
  • MSc Event and Convention Management
  • MSc Forensic Biochemistry
  • MSc Forensic Biochemistry
  • MSc Hospitality Management
  • MSc Immunology
  • MSc Information and Knowledge Management
  • MSc International Relations
  • MSc Mathematics (Pure or Applied Mathematics)
  • MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • MSc Medical Microbiology
  • MSc Medical Parasitology
  • MSc Medical Physics
  • MSc Microbiology
  • MSc Physics
  • MSc Tourism Management
  • MTech Applied Entomology
  • MTech Applied Parasitology
  • MTech Biotechnology
  • MTech Communication and Computer Networks
  • MTech Computer Technology
  • MTech Environmental Resource Management
  • MTech Integrated Water Resources Management
  • MTech Petroleum Chemical Technology
  • MTech Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • MTech Petroleum Chemical Technology

Malaysia

Note: Please make sure the master’s program you choose has a maximum duration of two years and that the course title listed on your QECS application corresponds to the course title listed on the institution’s website.

University of Malaya

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Pakistan

University of COMSATS Islamabad

  • MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • MSc Bioinformatics
  • MSc Biosciences
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Cyber Security
  • MSc Information Security
  • MSc Microbiology and Immunology
  • MSc Molecular Genetics
  • MSc Molecular Virology
  • MSc Software Engineering

Tanzania

The State University of Zanzibar

  • MEd Youth, Gender and Development
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Environmental Sciences
  • MSc Information Technology

Uganda

Makerere University

  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Food Safety and Quality Management
  • MSc Renewable Energy

Benefits

Recipients of awards receive:

  • Full payment of tuition.
  • Allowance (stipend) for living costs throughout the award term.
  • Low-cost flights to their country of origin.
  • A cushion for arrival
  • Only on request and subject to approval,are grants for research funding available.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates must be citizens, refugees, or long-term residents of one of the Commonwealth countries can apply for this opportunity.
  • Application for a QECS award must be made outside of the applicant’s place of residence or citizenship.
  • Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree with a 2:1 or above.
  • All ages of candidates are welcome to apply.

Required Documents:

  • National ID card or a passport.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Transcripts and a certificate of graduation from a bachelor’s program.
  • English proficiency certification

How to Apply?

  • Explore the list of countries and universities that are hosting scholarships in this cycle.
  • Using the links provided for each country, go to the respective university’s website for further information about your chosen course.
  • By choosing the ‘Apply now’ option, you can complete and submit a QECS application for your preferred university/course. After clicking apply, you’ll be taken to a log in page. If you do not already have a myACU account, click ‘get started’ in the upper right corner of the page to begin your application.
  • Submit an application for admission to your preferred university and course.

     

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To learn more about Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships QECS, please visit ACU’s website. Or read the FAQs section

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