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.
Before submitting an application please review the available courses, host institutions and entry requirements below. We strongly advise applicants to read all of the application guidance and FAQs carefully before starting an application.
Applications open 15 November 2022 and will close on 10 January 2023 at 16:00 UTC
What does the scholarship cover?
- 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)
My research in cellular and molecular medicine wouldn’t have been possible without the QECS. I came away with a wealth of knowledge, new collaborators and exciting new ideas.
– QECS alumni Tolulope Saliu, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago
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