Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2023/2024 for Master’s degree study in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country. (Fully Funded)

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Application Deadline:  10 January 2023 at 16:00 UTC.

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) offers 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.

Requirements

Bangladesh

University of Dhaka

Please ensure that the Masters that you select is a maximum of two years in length and that the course title included in your QECS application matches the course title on the university’s website.

University entry requirements

4 year Bachelor Degree

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application. 

Contact: [email protected]

Apply now

Eswatini

University of Eswatini (UNESWA)

  • MA History
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Nursing Science in Family Nurse Practice
  • MEd Adult Education
  • MEd Curriculum and Teaching
  • MEd Educational Foundations and Management
  • MEd Primary Education
  • MSc Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • MSc Agricultural Education
  • MSc Agricultural Extension
  • MSc Animal Science
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Computational Physics
  • MSc Conservation Ecology
  • MSc Consumer Science Education
  • MSc Crop Protection
  • MSc Crop Science
  • MSc Environmental Resources Management
  • MSc Food Science and Technology
  • MSc Horticulture
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Midwifery
  • MSc Textiles

University entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area.

Contact: [email protected]

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Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST)

  • MArch (Master of Architecture)
  • MPhil Agribusiness Management
  • MPhil Agricultural Economics
  • MPhil Agricultural Extension and Development Communication
  • MPhil Agroforestry
  • MPhil Agronomy
  • MPhil Agronomy (Crop Physiology)
  • MPhil Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • MPhil Animal Nutrition
  • MPhil Aquaculture and Environment
  • MPhil Architectural Studies – Two Years
  • MPhil Construction Management
  • MPhil Crop Protection (Entomology)
  • MPhil Crop Protection (Nematology)
  • MPhil Crop Protection (Plant Pathology)
  • MPhil Crop Protection (Plant Virology)
  • MPhil Fisheries Management
  • MPhil Fruit Crops Production
  • MPhil Landscape Studies
  • MPhil Meat Science
  • MPhil Natural Resources and Environmental Governance
  • MPhil Packaging Technology and Management
  • MPhil Plant Breeding
  • MPhil Postharvest Technology
  • MPhil Procurement Management
  • MPhil Reproductive Physiology
  • MPhil Seed Science and Technology
  • MPhil Silviculture and Forest Management
  • MPhil Soil Science
  • MPhil Vegetable Crops Production
  • MPhil Watershed Management
  • MPhil Wildlife and Range Management
  • MPhil Wood Science and Technology
  • MSc Agribusiness Management
  • MSc Agricultural Extension and Development Communication
  • MSc Construction Management (One Year)
  • MSc Geo-Information Science for Natural Resources Management
  • MSc Procurement Management (One Year)
  • MSc Project Management (One Year)

University entry requirements

Refer to the KNUST University website.

Contact: [email protected]

Apply now

Malaysia

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Please ensure that the Masters that you select is a maximum of two years in length and that the course title included in your QECS application matches the course title on the university’s website.

University entry requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree with minimum CGPA of 3.75 and meet the English requirement with minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS or equivalent.

Contact: [email protected]

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University of Malaya

Please ensure that the Masters that you select is a maximum of two years in length and that the course title included in your QECS application matches the course title on the university’s website.

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application. 

University entry requirements

Refer to the University of Malaya website 

Contact: [email protected]

Apply now

Mauritius

University of Mauritius

  • Master of Public Health

University entry requirements

General requirements: Successful completion of an undergraduate degree with at least a Second Class or 50%, whichever is applicable or a GPA not less than 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, from a recognized higher education institution. OR alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius

Medically Qualified Applicants: MBBS, MBChB or equivalent.

Non-Medically Qualified Applicants: An Upper Second Class degree or
equivalent or a BDS degree and two years of experience in public health, health
promotion, health administration, occupational and environmental health
experience, clinical research or other health- related fields. OR alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius

Suitable candidates should have a strong academic record with adequate
quantitative skills and a background in medicine, health sciences, biological
sciences or environmental sciences.

Contact[email protected]

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Pakistan

COMSATS University Islamabad

  • MS Mathematics
  • MS Physics

University entry requirements

Minimum 60% marks in annual system and 2.5/4 CGPA in semester system.

Contact: [email protected]

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Tanzania

The State University of Zanzibar

  • MA Education Youth and Gender Development
  • MSc Climate Change and Natural Resource
  • MSc Information Technology

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application. 

University entry requirements

GPA of 3 Minimum.

Contact: [email protected]

Apply now

Uganda

Makerere University

  • MA Gender Studies
  • MSc Agribusiness Management
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Food Safety and Quality Management
  • MSc Renewable Energy

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application. 

University entry requirements

Refer to Makerere University website 

Contact: [email protected] 

Apply now

Application Procedure

The application form consists of the following sections:

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

The statement section is formed of three main statements which applicants need to provide. Guidance for what is required for each statement is shown below as well as on the application form itself.

Plagiarism is not allowed. Applications shown to be plagiarised will not be considered.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2023/2024

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