Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship: New Opportunities In 2023

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship: New Opportunities In 2023

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The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) has opened entries for all students interested in pursuing a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country.

Students will enjoy the privilege of having a cultural exchange and academic collaboration.

All interested applicants are advised to read the application guidance on the website and also explore the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) option here, carefully before starting an application.

The deadline for applications is January 10, 2023, at 16:00 UTC.

Some of the host universities across selected Commonwealth countries are listed below:

Ghana: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST) is offering some of these courses to those eligible for the scholarship:

MArch (Master of Architecture)
MPhil Agribusiness Management
MPhil Agricultural Economics
MPhil Agricultural Extension and Development Communication
MPhil Agroforestry
MPhil Agronomy
MPhil Agronomy (Crop Physiology)
For entry requirements, refer to the KNUST University website

Bangladesh: The University of Dhaka has the following requirements:

Applicants must have completed a 4-year Bachelor’s degree programme; should apply for a two-year Masters.
The application to the university should be made at the same time.
Here are the courses being offered. Contact: oia@du.ac.bd for more information

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Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados is offering some courses and more such as:

MA Caribbean Studies
MA Creative Arts
MA Global African Studies
MA Heritage Studies
MA History
MA Linguistics
Master of Education
Master of Laws (General, Corporate & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Legislative Drafting, or Public Law)
Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.
Contact: sgsr@uwimona.edu.jm

Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia is offering these courses to students that are eligible for the Queen Elizabeth scholarship.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.75 and meet the English requirement with a minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS or equivalent.

Ensure that the Master’s programme you select is a maximum of two years in length and that the course title included in your QECS application matches the course title on the university’s website.

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Contact: pg_admission@upm.edu.my

Mauritius: The University of Mauritius is offering a Master of Public Health with the eligibility of obtaining a Queen Elizabeth scholarship.

Applicants need to have completed 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 recognized higher education institution. Or alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius.
Contact: h.jugoo@uom.ac.mu

Tanzania: The State University of Zanzibar has various courses and more that are eligible for the Queen Elizabeth scholarship:

MA Education-Youth and Gender Development
MSc in Climate Change and Natural Resources
MSc Information Technology
Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.
The University entry requirement is a GPA of 3 Minimum. Contact: abdalla.ibrahim@suza.ac.tz

Uganda: Makerere University is offering the following courses and more, With the eligibility for applying for the Queen Elizabeth scholarship:

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MA Gender Studies
MSc Agribusiness Management
MSc Civil Engineering
MSc Food Safety and Quality Management
MSc Renewable Energy
Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.

Refer to the Makerere University website
Contact: drgtmak@gmail.com

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