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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships


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.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide unique opportunities to study abroad for a Master’s in leading universities in low and middle-income Commonwealth countries. The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are for students committed to creating change in their communities. Scholars will be supported to develop their knowledge and skills, and learn how to apply them in their careers so they can contribute towards solutions to global challenges and the UN sustainable development goals.


  • 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.

Deadline: December 10, 2023

Click here for more details.


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