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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021/2022 for Low and Middle Income Commonwealth Countries

Applications is now open for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) for 2021/2022 intake – a unique opportunity to study a two-years Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth. If you are looking to get a fully-funded opportunity to study masters, then Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021/2022 is a good chance for you.

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.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Partner Universities (see below)

Scholarship Worth: Full Funding

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)

Nationality: Students of Commonwealth Countries


 

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021/2022 |Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship is aimed at students from low or middle income commonwealth countries. The application form consists of the following sections:

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Details
  • Academic & Employment Record
  • Course at host university details
  • Statements
  • Upload supporting documents

The statement section is formed of three main statements which applicants need to provide.

Partner Universities/Courses

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021/2022 will be offered for available/eligible masters degree courses at the following partner universities (please see official website for course details, link given below)

The University of the South Pacific (USP) (Fiji)

  • Courses: LLM Law, MA Applied Linguistics, MA Development Studies (by thesis or SRP*), MA Diplomacy & International Affairs (by coursework), MA Education, MA Environmental Management, MA Geography, MA Governance (by coursework & by thesis or SRP*), MA History, MA Journalism, MA Linguistics, MA Literature, MA Marine Management, MA Mathematics, MA Pacific Studies, MA Politics/ International Affairs (by thesis or SRP*), MA Psychology, MA Social Policy, MA Sociology, Master of Agriculture (Thesis), Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Environmental Law, MCom Accounting (Thesis), MCom Economics (by coursework or by thesis), MCom Land Management (by thesis or SRP*), MCom Management & Public Administration (by coursework & by thesis or SRP), MCom Official Statistics, MCom Population Studies and Demography, MCom Professional Accounting, MCom Tourism & Hospitality Management (by thesis or SRP), MSc Engineering, MSc Physics, MSc Biology, MSc Chemistry, MSc Climate Change, MSc Computing Science, MSc Earth Science, MSc Environmental Science, MSc Geospatial Science, MSc Information Systems, MSc Marine Science, MSc Mathematics.
  • Entry requirements: See university website for individual course requirements.
  • Contact: international@usp.ac.fj

Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Papua New Guinea)

  • Courses: MSc Agriculture, MSc Applied Physics, MTech Exploration Geophysics, Master of Communication Studies, MEng Civil Engineering, MEng Communication Engineering, MEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Entry requirements: See university website for individual course requirements.
  • Contact: pamela.dubaba@pnguot.ac.pg

North-West University (South Africa)

  • Courses: MSc Astrophysics*, MSc Environmental Science*, MSc Chemistry*, MSc Pharmacology, MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MSc Pharmaceutics, M in Industrial Engineering, MA History, MA Music, MA Social Anthropology, MA Development Studies, MA International Relations.
  • Entry requirements: *Physics, chemistry and maths required. Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.
  • Contact: HigherDegree-Enquiries@nwu.ac.za

Rhodes University (South Africa)

  • Courses: All Faculties, full-time two-year Masters courses at Rhodes University, Makhanda
  • Entry requirements: Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.
  • Contact: registrar@ru.ac.za

Stellenbosch University (South Africa)

  • Courses: MSc Engineering (Process Engineering); MSc Psychology; MSc Psychiatry
  • Entry requirements: Refer to the Stellenbosch University website. Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.
  • Contact: postgraduate@sun.ac.za

University of Pretoria (UP) (South Africa)

  • Course: Courses available on UP’s website.
  • Entry requirements: Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants are required to submit a university application before their scholarship application.
  • Contact: Contact information found on UP’s website under each faculty.

University of Venda (South Africa)

  • Courses: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Management Sciences and Law, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Education
  • Entry requirements: Minimum 60% average at Honours level for admission in Masters degree.
  • Contact: research@univen.ac.za

University of Colombo  (Sri Lanka)

  • Courses: MSc Molecular Life Sciences, MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology
  • Entry requirements: Applicant must be graduates in subjects relating to biology, medicine (western), dentistry, veterinary science or agricultural sciences.
  • Contact: info@ibmbb.cmb.ac.lk

University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka (USJ)

  • Courses: Master of Business Administration
  • Entry requirements: Bachelor’s degree and three years of managerial experience. Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application, as well as an online selection test. There may be a cost associated with this test. Contact USJ for more information.
  • Contact: admin@pim.sjp.ac.lk

You can apply to study any of the above listed masters degree courses at their respective universities.


 

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Application Procedures

  • How-to-Apply:  To apply for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021/2022, review the information about institutions and their courses at the official website before completing an online application form.
  • Also before you begin application, please refer to the Application Guidance for what is required (a guide on how to structure your statement of purpose) as well as what should be on the application form itself.
  • Application Deadline: 10 June 2021 at 16:00 UTC + 1

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

10 Thoughts

  1. Hafeed Younis Mokhtar
    I want continue phd in mechanical Engineering, Department,,,,,,, (Renewable Energy)

  2. Hello, I am interested in this scholarship. I want to get scholarship from your university do my masters in applied linguistics. I Hope to be successful.

  3. Watsemba Immaculate

    I’m interested to perdue my masters in social Anthropology

  4. Hussein Mohammed Aden

    I like this
    I’m from Ethiopia i want to study master program

  5. I am interested, i seek to further my studies by doing a Masters in Library and Information Science. Would be happy if you can assist please.

  6. Hello , I am interested to this scholarship . so , tell me the process how to apply it ?

  7. Xavier Jerome Usamga

    Goodday am delighted about this opportunity. please i need guidance. Thanks

  8. hello,i am very glad to see this scholarship opportunity on website.i want to get scholarship from your university, please inform me the process for application through my email.

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