Commonwealth Scholarship 2021 is now open for new applications. Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship 2021 is accepting the new applications for the academic year of 2021. All international students from developing countries can apply for the fully-funded Commonwealth Scholarships 2021. Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 is a fully funded scholarships grant for students from developing countries to pursue their higher studies in the Commonwealth Scholarships designed universities.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 is open for all students from Commonwealth countries. Students can apply for their Master’s degrees for the Fully Funded Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship. A Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is a unique opportunity to study for a 2 years Master’s degree in low or middle-income countries of the commonwealth. Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students. Commonwealth Scholarships. Scholarships for Commonwealth Countries. Fully Funded Scholarships for Developing Countries.

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The aim of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 is to attract the talented and committed students to make them able to create changes in their communities, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are a life changing opportunities to explore the new culture and countries, professional international experience, and build a global network with international community. Fully Funded Scholarships. Scholarships. Study Abroad.

Students can apply in any major degree programs offered by the Universities under Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships from Sri Lanka, South Pacific, South Africa, Papua New Guinea and Namibia.

Brief Description

  • Organization:  Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021
  • University: Multiple Universities
  • Department: Multiple departments and Programs
  • Course Level: Master Degrees
  • Award: Full-Funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: Students from Commonwealth Countries
  • The award can be taken in Different Countries
  • Deadline: 18th January 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants in Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 are asked to fulfill the following eligibility criteria before starting their applications;

  • Applicants must be from a member of Commonwealth Countries (Click Here to Check the list of countries)
  • Students must have a Bachelor’s (16-year education) degree or at least Honor 2:1 or equivalent to the university requirements.
  • There are no age limits
  • Students are committed to working in the development of their countries
  • Applicants should be in good physical and medical health
  • Language Requirement: There is no specific requirement for Language Proficiency because it depends on the courses and universities’ policies about Language requirements. Some of them give exemption to those whose degrees are in English (medium of teaching was English).

Details about Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 are designed by the cultural exchange and academic collaboration from low or middle income countries to support financially students from commonwealth member countries. Commonwealth scholarships and 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. Short Summary of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 are egiven below;

  • Duration: Two Years
  • Level: Master Degrees
  • Programs & Universities: Multiples
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Target Countries: Commonwealth Member Countries

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Degree Programs and Universities

Students can apply to any degree programs offered by universities for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021. There are multiple universities from Sri Lanka, South Pacific, South Africa, Papua New Guinea and Namibia with multiple and distinct degree programs for international students. the name of universities and their offered degree programs are given below;

Bangladesh

University of Dhaka 

All Masters courses (18-24 months)

Entry requirements:

Four years of undergraduate study.

Contact: intlhelpdesk@du.ac.bd

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eSwatini

University of Eswatini

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

Entry requirements:

Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject area. 

Contact: lnhlabatsi@uniswa.sz

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Ghana

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

All Master courses (18-24 months)

Entry requirements: 

Completion of a relevant degree and two years of work experience after graduating.

Contact: ipo@knust.edu.gh

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The University of the West Indies

Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

See website for list of available courses

Entry requirements:

Contactsgsr@uwimona.edu.jm

Apply now

Kenya

Technical University of Kenya

Courses available:

  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • MA Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Music In Music Education Or African Music Studies
  • Master of Musical Arts In Composition Or Performance
  • MBA Business Administration
  • MEng Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • MPH Public Health
  • MPhil Applied Parasitology
  • MSc Applied Parasitology
  • MSc Applied Statistics
  • MSc Community Nutrition
  • MSc Computational Chemistry
  • MSc Forensic Biochemistry
  • MSc Information And Knowledge Management
  • MSc International Relations
  • MSc Land Administration
  • MSc Mathematical Statistics
  • MSc Mathematics (Pure Or Applied Mathematics)
  • MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • MSc Physics
  • MTech Applied Entomology
  • MTech Applied Parasitology
  • MTech Environmental Resource Management

Contact: vc@tukenya.ac.ke

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University of Nairobi

All Masters courses (18-24 months). See website for available courses.

Entry requirements: N/A

Contact: gs-admissions@uonbi.ac.ke

Apply now

Malaysia

Universiti Malaya

See website for available courses and entry requirements.

Contact: skp_aasc@um.edu.my

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Universiti Putra Malaysia

See website for available courses.

Entry requirements:

  • Bachelor degree with minimum Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) of 3.75.
  • Compliance with the English requirement with minimum score of 6.0 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.

Contact: pg_admission@upm.edu.my

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Mauritius

University of Mauritius

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

Entry requirements:

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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Pakistan

COMSATS University Islamabad

Courses available:

  • MSc Banking and Finance
  • MSc Bioinformatics
  • MSc Biosciences
  • MSc Biosciences and Molecular Biology
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Chemical Engineering
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Computer Engineering
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Cyber Security
  • MSc Development Studies
  • MSc Earth Sciences (Applied Geology / Applied Geophysics)
  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Electrical Engineering
  • MSc Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Environmental Sciences
  • MSc Information Security
  • MSc Management Sciences
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Meteorology
  • MSc Microbiology and Immunology
  • MSc Molecular Genetics
  • MSc Molecular Virology
  • MSc Pharmacy
  • MSc Physics
  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System
  • MSc Software Engineering
  • MSc Statistics
  • MSc Sustainable Water Sanitation Health and Development

Entry requirements: N/A

Contact: int.admissons@comsats.edu.pk

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Rwanda

University of Rwanda

Courses available:

  • 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 Criminal Justice And The Law Of Human Rights
  • MEd Biology Education
  • MEd Chemistry Education
  • MEd Curriculum And Instructions
  • MEd Educational Leadership And Management
  • MEd English Education
  • MEd French Education
  • MEd Kinyarwanda Education
  • MEd Kiswahili Education
  • MEd Mathematics Education
  • MEd Physics Education
  • MEd Special Needs Education
  • MPhil Public Health
  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc Agribusiness
  • MSc Agriculture Engineering With Specialisation In Soil And Water Engineering
  • MSc Agroforestry And Soil Management
  • MSc Animal Production
  • MSc Clinical Psychology And Therapeutics
  • MSc Crop Science
  • MSc Data Science In Biostatistics
  • MSc Data Science In Data Mining
  • MSc Data Science In Demography
  • MSc Data Science In Actuarial Science
  • MSc Data Science In Econometrics
  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Epidemiology
  • MSc Field Epidemiology
  • MSc Health Informatics
  • MSc Health Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Psychiatry
  • MSc Public Health
  • MSc Regulatory Economics And Competition Policy

Entry requirements: N/A

Contact:gashayijagloriose@gmail.com

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Tanzania

The State University of Zanzibar

Courses available:

  • MEd Language Education
  • MEd Youth Gender And Development
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Information Technology
  • MSc Natural Resources Management And Climate Change

Entry requirements: N/A

Contact: dgsrc@suza.ac.tz

Apply now

How to Apply

Interested and Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021.

  • Please click on the above universities links there you will find the online application link at the end of the page in blue color button, click on that and start your applications.
  • You can apply more than one applications (means for every university)

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Important Questions and Answers

Who can apply for a Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship (QECS)?

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

Can I apply for a QECS in my home country/country of citizenship?

No. Applicants must apply for a QECS award in a country other than their home country/country of citizenship.

Is there an age limit for QECS awards?

No. There is no upper age limit to be eligible for a QECS Award.

Can I apply for a QECS in the final year of my undergraduate degree?

No. You must have already completed your degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the time of application. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide a copy of your final transcript and degree certificate.

Can I apply for a QECS to study in Canada, the UK or Australia?

No. The QECS awards are only hosted by low and middle income countries. Therefore these awards will not be hosted in Canada, the UK or Australia.

I have started a course but am unable to pay for the fees, can I apply for a QECS to pay the fees?

No. QECS awards are only for new students and cannot be used to fund a course that has already been started.

Can I apply for a QECS to study for an undergraduate degree?

No. QECS are available for master’s degrees only.

Can I apply for a QECS to study for a PhD?

No. QECS are available for master’s degrees only.

The Masters course that I am interested in is longer than two years, can I apply for a QECS for this course?

No. The QECS will only fund two year Masters Courses.

I already have a master’s degree, will this meet the eligibility requirements?

Please check with your preferred university to ensure you meet the entry requirements for your chosen courses.

Documents Required

  • Copy of Passport or Identity Proof
  • Educational Documents
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • Study Plan/Research Proposal/ Research Plan
  • English Language Proof
  • others if any

Benefits

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021 is a fully funded scholarship that will cover the Tuition fees, Living Allowance (Stipend) according to country per capita expenses, Airfare, Arrival Allowance and Research Support Grant.

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Muhammad Usman

Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society

2 Comments

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Um E Habibah · June 2, 2020 at 11:54 AM

SaLam Usman bahi
Bahi I wanna asked you
what is the meaning of undergraduate degree at a 2:1 equivalent level
Please guide me as soon

    Muhammad Usman

    Muhammad Usman · June 3, 2020 at 6:13 PM

    same as bachelor,

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