Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021-2022 for students in Commonwealth Nations (Fully Funded) via Afrokonnect.

Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)  are now open.

The scholarships offer a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth 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,

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,

Find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them.

As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.

Also Apply for the: 2021 NNPC / NAOC / OANDO JV Tertiary Scholarship Scheme for Young Nigerians

Requirements – Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021-2022

Benefits

Award recipients receive:

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living expenses allowance (stipend) for duration of award
  • Return economy flights to their host country
  • An arrival allowance
  • Research support grant – on request only; subject to approval

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021-2022

Fiji

The University of the South Pacific (USP)

  • LLM Law
  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • Development Studies (by thesis or SRP*) (MA)
  • Diplomacy & International Affairs (by coursework) – (MA)
  • Education (MA)
  • Environmental Management (MA)
  • Geography (MA)
  • MA Governance (by coursework & by thesis or SRP*)
  • History (MA)
  • Journalism (MA)
  • Linguistics (MA)
  • Literature (MA)
  • MA Marine Management
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Pacific Studies (MA)
  • MA Politics/ International Affairs (by thesis or SRP*)
  • Psychology (MA)
  • Social Policy (MA)
  • Master of Agriculture (Thesis)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Accounting (Thesis) 
  • MCom Economics (by coursework or by thesis)
  • Land Management (by thesis or SRP*)
  • Management & Public Administration (by coursework & by thesis or SRP
  • MCom Official Statistics

Entry requirements

See university website for individual course requirements.

Contact: international@usp.ac.fj

Apply now

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea University of Technology

  • MSc Agriculture
  • Applied Physics (MSc)
  • MTech Exploration Geophysics
  • Master of Communication Studies
  • MEng Civil Engineering
  • MEng Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (MEng)

Contact: pamela.dubaba@pnguot.ac.pg

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South Africa

North-West University

  • MSc Astrophysics
  • MSc Environmental Science
  • Chemistry (MSc)
  • Pharmacology (MSc)
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics (MSc)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • History
  • MA Music
  • Social Anthropology
  • Development Studies (MA)
  • MA International Relations

Entry requirements 

*Physics, chemistry and maths required.

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.

Contact: HigherDegree-Enquiries@nwu.ac.za

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Rhodes University

All Faculties, full-time two-year Masters courses at Rhodes University, Makhanda.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent.

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.

Contact: registrar@ru.ac.za

Apply now

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021-2022

Stellenbosch University

  • MSc Engineering (Process Engineering)
  • MSc Psychology
  • Psychiatry MSc

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.

Entry requirements

Refer to the Stellenbosch University website.

Contact: postgraduate@sun.ac.za

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University of Pretoria (UP)

Courses available on UP’s website.

Applicants are required to submit a university application before their scholarship application.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent.

Contact information found on UP’s website under each faculty.

Apply now

University of Venda

  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Management Sciences and Law
  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Education

Entry requirements

Minimum 60% average at Honours level for admission in Masters degree.

Contact: research@univen.ac.za

Apply now

Sri Lanka

University of Colombo 

  • MSc Molecular Life Sciences
  • MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Entry requirements

Applicant must be graduates in subjects relating to biology, medicine (western), dentistry, veterinary science or agricultural sciences.

Contact: info@ibmbb.cmb.ac.lk

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University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka (USJ)

  • Master of Business Administration

Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application, as well as an online selection test.

There may be a cost associated with this test. Contact USJ for more information.

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree and three years of managerial experience.

Contact: admin@pim.sjp.ac.lk

Apply now

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021-2022

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