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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
Worldwide
Location
24 May 2024
Application deadline

About

Study for a two-year master’s degree at an ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities) member university in a low or middle-income country.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Fully-funded tuition fees

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • travel expenses

Description

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)  offer a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master's degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country.

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.

Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, 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. As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living allowance (stipend) for duration of award
  • Return economy flights to host country
  • One-off arrival allowance
  • Research Support Grant (on request only; subject to approval)

Eligibility

  • Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Worldwide

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

24 May 2024

Each year there are two opportunities to apply for QECS – cycle 1 opens in November/December and cycle 2 opens in March/April. You only need to submit one application, but you are welcome to apply more than once if there is another country you are interested in studying in.

  • Look through the list of countries and universities hosting scholarships in this cycle.
  • Visit the relevant university website for more information on your chosen course using the links included below.
  • Complete and submit a QECS application for your chosen university/course by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button. Once you’ve clicked apply, you’ll be directed to a log in page. If you don't already have a myACU account, click get ‘get started’ in the right hand corner of the page to start your application.
  • Submit an application to your chosen university for admission to your chosen course.
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