Are you aware of the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2022/2023? This form is currently available and the way to apply will be provided here.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

About Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth 2022/2023 Scholarships

This scholarship is a great opportunity for students that are having financial challenges. However, the scholarship is a great moment to study for a two-year master’s degree in a low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth.

This is a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, broaden your horizon, and build a global network that will last for a lifetime.

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.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Partner Institutions

Below are some of the universities that partner with the scholarship:

  • University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • North-West University, South Africa
  • Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa
  • University of Venda, South Africa
  • University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

QECS Eligibility

There are some eligibilities you need to meet up with to be able to access this opportunity. Below are some of them so far:

  • Those with hold refused status and citizens in commonwealth countries are free 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.
  • The QECS awards are only hosted by low and middle-income countries. Therefore, these awards will not be hosted in Canada, the UK, or Australia.

Benefits Of QECS

There are lots of benefits to enjoy at the QECS, below are some of them:

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

QECS Selection Criteria

There are four key criteria when selecting a committee assess an application, here are:

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

How to Apply for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

You need to review the available courses and entry requirements before submitting the application form. Furthermore, choose a course that is offered at the university you select at the start of the form, for your application to be counted. You can get more details about the scholarship guide here.

For you to apply for the scholarship form, you will need to create a MyACU account. With this account, you will gain access to save a draft application and log back in to see the status of your application once it is summited. To apply for the form,  CLICK HERE.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth scholarship is 24th of may, 2023, 15:00 (UTC).

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