- The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) are a set of fully-funded scholarships for Master’s study at a Commonwealth university.
- The scholarships are offered by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and are funded by the British government.
- The QECS offer a unique opportunity for students from developing Commonwealth countries to study at a top university in another Commonwealth country.
- The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential for leadership.
- Applications for the QECS are now open for the 2024-25 academic year.
To be eligible for a QECS, you must:
- Be a citizen of a Commonwealth country
- Have a completed undergraduate degree
- Have a strong academic record
- Be able to demonstrate potential for leadership
The QECS provide a number of benefits, including:
- Full tuition fees
- A living allowance
- A travel allowance
- Research support grant (in some cases)
- Opportunity to study abroad free of cost
- Explore a new country and culture
- Opportunity to study at a top-ranked university and work under the supervision of top mentors of relevant fields
The application process for the QECS is competitive. To apply, you will need to:
- Complete an online application form
- Submit a personal statement
- Provide two academic references
- Submit your undergraduate transcripts
The deadline for applications for the QECS is 24 May 2024 at 16:00 (UTC).
For more information
Please visit the ACU website for more information about the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships: https://www.acu.ac.uk/funding-opportunities/for-students/scholarships/queen-elizabeth-commonwealth-scholarships/.
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