Scholarships in 2024

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2024 for International Students

Are you ready to take your academic and professional journey to the next level? The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) offer a unique opportunity for ambitious students to pursue a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country. These scholarships are designed for individuals who are dedicated to creating positive change within their communities and beyond.

Scholarship Benefits

The QECS program covers all the essentials to ensure a worry-free educational experience in a new cultural setting. Successful applicants will receive fully-funded tuition fees, a living allowance for the duration of their studies, return economy flights to the host country, a one-off arrival allowance, and a research support grant available upon request and subject to approval. This comprehensive support package allows you to focus fully on your studies and personal development without the burden of financial constraints.

How to Apply: A Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Choose Your Destination and Program: Begin by exploring the list of participating countries and universities to find the one that best suits your academic and career goals. Detailed information about the courses and universities is available on their respective websites.
  2. Prepare Your Application: Once you have selected your preferred university and program, click the ‘Apply now’ button. If you are a first-time user, you will need to create a myACU account to proceed with your application. It’s crucial to also apply directly to your chosen university for admission to the course of your choice.
  3. Submit Your Application: Complete your application by the stipulated deadline. For the current cycle, applications are open until 24 May 2024.

Participating Universities and Courses for QECS

Here are some of the universities and courses available under the QECS:

  • The University of the South Pacific: Offers a variety of Master’s degrees in Environmental Management, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering fields.
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and University of Mauritius: Provide programs in technology, science, and public health.
  • Papua New Guinea University of Technology and University of Pretoria: Focus on engineering, agriculture, and environmental sciences.
  • University of Colombo and University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Specialize in molecular biology, immunology, and business administration.

Each university has specific entry requirements and application processes, which can be found on their official websites.

Yousaf Saeed

I'm Dr. Engr. Yousaf Saeed, founder of the AScholarship Education Portal. My academic path includes 3 prestigious international scholarships — Australia Awards, CSC, and HKPFS — for my higher studies. I am also an IChemE affiliate whereas I've also worked for companies like Aramco and BYCO oil refinery as an production engineer at the start of my career. I completed MS, and PhD with major research publications in leading SCI journals (details on my Researchgate Profile). This reflects my commitment to educating and therefore i started it for the purpose to guide aspiring international students for find scholarships for their higher education dream. As an experienced educator and mentor, I specialize in navigating the intricacies of research and patent and write useful articles on these topics too.