APPLY FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS (QECS)

APPLY FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS (QECS)

Application is now open for candidates who wish to Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS). This is an opportunity to undertake a two-years Master’s degree in low or middle-income commonwealth country.

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) is aimed at students who are committed to making a genuine difference in their communities.

This scholarship grants the scholarship holders the opportunity to experience and encounter a new country and culture in order to broaden their horizons and to establish a global network that will last for a lifetime.

Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships holders help bring about positive change and 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.

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Application deadline: Monday 18 January at 16:00 UTC

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) Application Guide Line

The application form consists of the following sections:

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Details
  • Academic & Employment Record
  • Course at host university details
  • Statements
  • Upload supporting documents

The statement section is formed of three main statements which applicants need to provide. Guidance for what is required for each statement is shown below as well as on the application form itself.

Statement 1:   Plan of study (200-400 words)

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) provide unique opportunities to study abroad for a Master’s in leading universities in low and middle-income Commonwealth countries.

Your statement should answer the following questions:

  • Why have you chosen to study this course? What specific features of the course do you find interesting? 
  • Why do you want to undertake this course at this institution and in this country?
  • What have you done to research your chosen university? 
  • How is this course relevant to your future career plans?
  • Explain how your previous studies and experiences make you a suitable candidate for this course.

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Statement 2

:   Development impact and post study outreach (300-500 words)

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) are for students committed to creating change in their communities. Scholars will be supported to develop their knowledge and skills, and learn how to apply them in their career so they can contribute towards solutions to global challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Your statement should answer the following questions:

  • Describe briefly one challenge or problem in your country that you would like to address.
  • How will your proposed study help you contribute towards a solution to this challenge?
  • What skills do you expect to gain from this scholarship?
  • How will you use the knowledge and skills gained on award in your local community when you return home?

Sustainable development goals (150-200 words)

  • Which of the UN Sustainable Development Goals does the subject you are studying most align to? (you can pick more than one).
  • How will your proposed study contribute to this/these Sustainable Development Goal(s)?

Statement 3: Creating networks (200-400 words)

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide an opportunity to embrace new cultures, learn different perspectives and enhance collaboration at home and throughout the Commonwealth.

Your statement should answer the following questions:

  • Explain how you have developed networks through academic studies, hobbies, work experience and/or volunteering experience.
  • What connections and networks will help you to achieve an impact from your scholarship? 
  • How might you start to develop these connections during your study?

For more information or enquiries; Visit the Scholarship Home Page

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