Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships. The Association of Commonwealth Universities is accepting applications for 2022/2023registration from commonwealth citizens or refugees.

The scholarship provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pursue a two-year Master’s degree in a Commonwealth low- or middle-income 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, broaden horizons, and build a global network that will last a lifetime.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Partner Institutions

  1. University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  2. Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  3. North-West University, South Africa
  4. Rhodes University, South Africa
  5. Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  6. University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  7. University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa
  8. University of Venda, South Africa
  9. University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  10. University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka


Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Eligibility

  • Citizens (or those who hold refugee status) in a Commonwealth country are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants must apply for a QECS award in a country other than their home country/country of citizenship.
  • There is no upper age limit to be eligible for a QECS Award.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Selection Criteria for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Four important factors are used by the selection committee to evaluate applications:

  • References and academic history
  • Impact of Study Development and Post-Study Outreach Plan
  • Developing Networks

How to Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships in the Name of Queen Elizabeth


Before submitting an application, review the available courses and entry requirements – in addition to the application guidance. Select a course that is offered at the university you select at the start of the form for your application to be counted.

To apply for a Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship, you must first create a MyACU account. This will enable you to save a draft application and to log back in to see the status of your application once it is submitted.

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