Wed. Dec 8th, 2021

    Applications for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2022 are now open. Click on your preferred subject area below to apply:

    Application Deadline: 10th January 2022 at 15:00 UTC

    Eligible Countries: Commonwealth countries

    About the Award: Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students from anywhere in the Commonwealth the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree, while developing new skills, experiencing life in another country, and building their global networks.

    Join more than 35,000 individuals who have benefitted from the life-changing opportunities a Commonwealth Scholarship offers and contribute to the development of the future Commonwealth.

    The following countries will be hosting a QECS award:

    • Bangladesh
    • Eswatini
    • Ghana
    • The University of the West Indies
    • Kenya
    • Malaysia
    • Mauritius
    • Pakistan
    • Rwanda
    • Tanzania
    • Uganda

    Type: Master’s

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

    Number of Awards: 9

    Value of Award: Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships offer a life-changing opportunity for cultural exchange and academic collaboration in unique environments across the globe

    Award allowances include:

    • Fully-funded tuition fees
    • Living expenses (stipend) for duration of award
    • Return economy flight
    • One-off arrival allowance
    • Research support grant (on request)

    Duration of Programme: 2 years

    How to Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships: Click on your preferred country below to apply

    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.  

    Bangladesh


    University of Dhaka

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

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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
    MSc Computational Physics
    MSc Conservation Ecology
    MSc Consumer Science Education
    MSc Crop Protection
    MSc Crop Science
    MSc Environmental Resources Management
    MSc Food Science and Technology
    MSc Horticulture
    MSc Mathematics
    MSc Midwifery
    MSc Textiles

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

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    The University of the West Indies


    Available courses:

    Cave Hill Campus,  Barbados 

    MA Creative Arts
    MA History
    MA Heritage Studies
    MA Linguistics
    MEd Education
    MSc Accounting and Finance (ACCA Embedded)
    Master Business Analytics
    MSc Marketing
    MSc Finance
    MSc Finance and Investments
    MSc International Business
    MSc International Business and Finance
    MSc International Business and Trade
    MSc Management Information Systems
    MSc Project Management
    MSc Sport Sciences  
    MSc Tourism with Project Management
    MPH Master  Public Health
    MSc Gender and Development Studies 
    MSc Natural Resource Management     

    Mona Campus, Jamaica

    MA Communication for Social and Behaviour Change
    MA Heritage Studies      
    MA History
    MSc Clinical Medical Physics       
    MPH Master of Public Health
    MSc Medical Physics
    MSc Natural Resource Management – Disaster Risk Management
    Master of Science Natural Resource Management – Integrated Urban and Rural Environmental Management
    MSc Natural Resource Management – Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystem
    MSc Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health
    MSc Development Studies           
    MSc National Security and Strategic Studies         
    MSc Tourism and Hospitality Management

    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
    MSc Computer Sciences
    MSc Mathematics           
    MSc Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health
    MSc Statistics
    MSc Aviation Management         
    MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice     
    MSc Economics
    MSc Management Studies          
    MSc Social Work             
    MSc Tourism Development and Management     
    Master of Applied Science Electrical and Computer Engineering
    MSc Chemical and Process Engineering  
    MSc Chemical and Process Engineering with Management            
    MSc Chemical and Process Engineering with Environmental Engineering 
    MSc Civil Engineering    
    MSc Civil with Environmental Engineering           
    MSc Engineering Management  
    MSc Environmental Engineering
    MSc Food Science and Technology          
    MSc Geoinformatics       
    MSc Manufacturing Engineering
    MSc Reservoir Engineering          
    MSc Petroleum Engineering        
    MSc Production Management    
    MSc Production Engineering and Management       
    MSc Urban and Regional Planning            
    MSc Gender & Development Studies      

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

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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
    MSc Computational Chemistry
    MSc Event Management
    MSc Forensic Biochemistry
    MSc Hospitality Management
    MSc Information And Knowledge Management
    MSc International Relations
    MSc Mathematical Statistics
    MSc Mathematics
    MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences
    MSc Medical Physics
    MSc Physics
    MSc Tourism Management
    MSc Land Administration
    MTech Applied Entomology
    MTech Applied Parasitology
    MTech Communication And Computer Networks
    MTech Computer Technology
    MTech Environmental Resource Management
    MTech Petroleum Chemical Technology
    MTech Mechanical Engineering Technology

    Entry requirements: See website 

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 


    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
    MA Population
    MA Sociology (Criminology And Social Order)
    MA Sociology (Disaster Management)
    MA Sociology (Rural Sociology And Community Development)
    MA Women, Leadership And Governance In Africa
    Masters of Research And Public Policy
    MPA Master of Public Administration
    MSc Health Economics And Policy
    MSc Population

    Entry requirements: See website

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    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    Malaysia


    University of Malaya

    Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Available courses can be found here.

    Entry requirements can be found here.

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 


    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: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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
    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 Actuarial Science
    MSc Data Science In Biostatistics
    MSc Data Science In Data Minings
    MSc Data Science In Demography
    MSc Data Science In Econometrics
    MSc Economics
    MSc Epidemiology
    MSc Field Epidemilogy
    MSc Health Informatics
    MSc Health Supply Chain Management
    MSc Nursing (8 Speciality Tracks: Critical Care And Trauma, Paediatric, Medical Surgical, Nephrology,
    MSc Psychiatry
    MSc Public Health
    MSc Regulatory Economics and Competition Policy

    Entry requirements: See website 

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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: [email protected]

    Apply now 

    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
    MSc Immunology and Clinical Microbiology
    MSc Plant Breeding and Seed Systems
    MSc Population and reproductive health
    MSc Renewable Energy

    Entry requirements: See website 

    Contact: [email protected]

    Apply now 

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