The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship

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The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship

The Scholarship grants an uncommon opportunity for graduates to pursue their Masters’ degree in a Low- or average-income country of the commonwealth.

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is aimed to encourage students who are delegated to fostering changes in their individual communities.

The scholarships are life-changer medium to change their current environment and culture, to help expand their horizon and to build a global network that will take for a life-time.

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With the help of Cultural Exchange and academic collaboration the Queen’s Scholarship programme helps bring positive changes and bring about solutions to the shared challenges they all faced both in their home and countries and their host countries

As an important element of the Commonwealth network, Scholars will generally help shape it’s future.

Institution Partnering of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Scheme

There are 12 awards available at the under listed Institutions:


  1. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  2. University of Eswatini
  3. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi
  4. The University of the West Indies
  5. Technical University of Kenya
  6. University of Nairobi
  7. University Malaya
  8. University Putra Malaysia
  9. University of Mauritius
  10. COMSATS University Islamabad
  11. University of Rwanda
  12. The State University of Zanzibar


Scholarships Eligibility.

  • Every Citizens (or those with refugee status) in the Commonwealth countries are invited to join in the application.
  • All Applicants are employed to apply in a country other than their country of origin or in their resident country.
  • There is no higher age limit to participate for the QECS.
  • At the time of completion of application forms you should have already finished with your degree program with a CGPA of 2:1. As part of the processes of application, the officials will ask you to submit a photocopy of your final year transcript and your certificate


Scholarships Benefits.

The Scholarship awardees will Receive

  1. Fully-funded tuition fees
  2. Living expenses allowance (stipend) for duration of award
  3. Return economy flights to their country of origin or residential countries
  4. Arrival allowances
  5. Research support grant – on request only down to subject to approval.


How Selection Is Made

The committee setup for selection will assess each applicants’ applications using 4 key criteria:

  1. Academic history/references
  2. Plan of Study
  3. Development Impact and Post Study Outreach
  4. Creating Networks

Applying for the Queen’s Commonwealth Scholarships.

To apply for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship program, first step involves you creating a MyACU account.

This will allow you to save the application as draft and to login again to see the status of your application immediately it’s submitted.

Visit their Official Website to get full details

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