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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Updated: Dec 5, 2022


The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) offers a unique opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country. It is 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, broaden horizons, and build a global network that will last a lifetime.

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide an opportunity to embrace new cultures, learn different perspectives and enhance collaboration at home and throughout the Commonwealth. 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.


  • Fully-funded tuition fees

  • Living allowance (stipend) for the duration of the award

  • Return economy flights to the host country

  • One-off arrival allowance

  • Research Support Grant (on request only; subject to approval)


Citizens (or those who hold refugee status) in a commonwealth country are welcome to apply.


  • December 10, 2023

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