Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2024/25 [Fully Funded]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified students for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2024/25 (cycle 2) which offer a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country.

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. Interested applicants are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Scholarship Type: Fully Funded
  • Host Institution(s): Universities in Commonwealth countries
  • Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship benefits (below)
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
  • Nationality: Commonwealth countries

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2024 | Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2024/2025, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be citizens or those who holds refugee status in a Commonwealth country.
  • Applicants must apply for a QECS award in a country other than their home country/country of citizenship.
  • Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the time of application.
  • Applicants must demonstrate excellent research abilities.

Scholarship Benefits

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

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2024/25 are to look through the list of countries and universities hosting scholarships in this cycle. Applicants will then proceed to complete and submit a QECS application for their chosen university/course.

After submitting a QECS application, applicants can then proceed to submit an application to their chosen university for admission to their chosen course.

Application Deadline: 24th May 2024

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