2022 Fully Funded Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship Awards For International Communities

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Great News! Application calls for the 2022 Fully Funded Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship Awards For International Communities.

In conjunction with the Association of the Commonwealth Universities, outstanding and very high achieving students are welcomed to apply for this life changing opportunity.

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) is a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country.

The Scholarship 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, 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. 

There are about 11 scholarship offers to applicants from all commonwealth countries, requirements and eligibility to secure admission from various university differs. Therefore, applicants are required to read various procedures before applying.

How To Apply for 2022 Fully Funded Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship Awards For International Communities?

Before submitting an application, please:

  • Review the available courses and entry requirements below – in addition to the application guidance
  • Check that the course you are applying for is available at your selected university at the start of the form for your application to be counted. For more information, please read the FAQs.
  • Note that applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application, unless stated otherwise
  • Applicants can’t apply more than once to the same university. If applicants submit two applications for the same university, only the first application will be considered. 

If you don’t have a MyACU account:  please register here and then follow the instructions in the registration email to set up an account. You will then be able to log in to the system here to access the application form.  

If you do have a MyACU account:  please log in to the system here to access the application form.  

Available Institutions, Country And Requirements:

Name of Country: Bangladesh

University of Dhaka

Available courses: All Masters that are a maximum of two years.  For further information visit www.du.ac.bd

Contact: oia@du.ac.bd

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Name of Country: Eswatini

University of Eswatini 

Available courses:

MA History
Master of Nursing Science in Family Nurse Practice
MBA – Master of Business Administration
MEd Adult Education
MEd Curriculum & Teaching
MEd Educational Foundations & Management
MEd Primary
MSc Agricultural and Applied Economics
MSc Agricultural Education
MSc Agricultural Extension
MSc Animal Science
MSc Chemistry

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Entry requirements: Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in a subject area that is relevant to the master’s degree they apply for.

Contact: bodlamini@uniswa.sz

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Name of Country: Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

Available courses:

MSc, MEd, MFA, MA, MCOMM, MBA, MPA, MPH, LLM and MPHIL courses.

Entry requirements: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised institution in the relevant field of study. 

See courses specific requirements KNUST’s website.

Contact: ipo@knust.edu.gh

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The University of the West Indies

Available courses:

Cave Hill Campus,  Barbados 

MA Creative Arts
MA History
MA Heritage Studies
MA Linguistics


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Mona Campus, Jamaica

MA Communication for Social and Behaviour Change
MA Heritage Studies      
MA History

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Augustine campus, Trinidad and Tobago 

Master of Arts History   
MSc Tropical Crop Protection
MSc Agricultural Economics
MSc Food Security
MSc Animal Science and Production
MSc Marketing and Agribusiness
MSc Value Addition for Food and Nutrition Security

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Entry requirements can be found on the Mona, Cave Hill and Augustin campus websites. 

Contact: sgsr@uwimona.edu.jm

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Name of Country: Kenya

The Technical University of Kenya

Available courses:

Master Of Applied Linguistics
MA Entrepreneurship
MBA Master of Business Administration
Master of Construction Project Management
Master of Musical Arts in Composition Or Performance
Master Of Music in Music Education Or African Music Studies
MPhil Applied Parasitology
MPH Master Of Public Health
MSc Electrical And Electronics Engineering
MSc Applied Parasitology
MSc Applied Statistics
MSc Community Nutrition

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Entry requirements: See website 

Contact: vc@tukenya.ac.ke

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University of Nairobi

Available courses:

MA Anthropology
MA Communication Studies
MA Diplomacy
MA Economic Policy Management
MA Economics
MA Gender And Development Studies
MA International Relations
MA International Studies
MA Medical Sociology
MA Monitoring And Evaluation
MA Political Science And Public Administration

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Entry requirements: See website

Contact: pg@uonbi.ac.ke

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Name of Country: Malaysia

University of Malaya

Available courses can be found here.

Entry requirements can be found here.

Contact: study@um.edu.my

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Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Available courses can be found here.

Entry requirements:

Applicants should hold one of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.750
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a CGPA in the range of 2.500 to CGPA 2.749, and must have a minimum of three years of working experience in a relevant field or subject to a rigorous internal assessment by the faculty or institute
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with below CGPA of 2.500 and must have a minimum of five years of working experience in the relevant field

An applicant who is in the final semester of their bachelor study  may be considered for a provisional admission provided that their latest CGPA – or its equivalent – meets the postgraduate programme admission requirements.

International applicants are required to meet the UPM English requirement with a minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS or equivalent.

Contact: pg_admission@upm.edu.my

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Name of Country: Mauritius

University of Mauritius

Available courses:

Master of Public Health (MPH) – one year full-time programme

Entry 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 recognised higher education institution or;
  • Alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius

For medically qualified applicants: MBBS, MBChB or equivalent.

For 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: h.jugoo@uom.ac.mu

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Name of Country: Pakistan

COMSATS University Islamabad

Available courses: 

MSc Computer Science
MSc Mathematics
MSc Meteorology
MSc Physics
MSc Bio sciences
MSc Bioinformatics
MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MSc Molecular Genetics
MSc Microbiology and Immunology
MSc Management Sciences
MSc Project Management
MSc Computer Engineering

Entry requirements: See website

Contact: int.admissions@comsats.edu.pk

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Name of Country: Rwanda

University of Rwanda

Available courses: 

MA Development Studies
MA Genocide Studies And Prevention
MA Peace Studies And Conflict Transformation
MA Security Studies
MA Translation And Interpreting
Master In Field Epidemiology And Laboratory Management
Master Of Hospital And Healthcare Administration
Master Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Quality Assurance And Quality Control
Master Of Social Sciences In Gender And Development
Master Of Social Sciences In Local Governance Studies
Masters In Business Law
Masters In International Climinal Justice And The Law Of Human Rights
MEd Biology Education

Entry requirements: See website 

Contact: jmutaganda@gmail.com

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Name of Country: Tanzania

The State University of Zanzibar

Available courses:

MSc Natural Resource management and climate change
MSc Chemistry
MA Youth and Gender Development

Entry requirements: See website

MA Youth and Gender Development: Preference will be given to students with a background in  education, youth, and gender.

Contact: abdalla.ibrahim@suza.ac.tz

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Name Of Country: Uganda

Makerere University

Available courses:

MA Economic Policy Management
MA Gender Studies
Master of Public Health (Full time)
Master of Statistics
MSc Agribusiness Management
MSc Agricultural and applied Economics
MSc Civil Engineering
MSc Crop Science
MSc Food Safety and Quality Management
MSc Geo-Information Science and Technology

Entry requirements: See website 

Contact: drgtmak@gmail.com

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