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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2022/2023

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities is now accepting applications for the 2022/2023 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships from Commonwealth citizens or refugees. The deadline for application submission is May 24, 2022.

Interested candidates should read this article to learn how to apply, if they are eligible, the duration of the scholarship, scholarship funding, and so on.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)

The scholarship provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pursue a two-year Master’s degree in a Commonwealth country with a low or middle-income.

The scholarships, which are aimed at students who are committed to making a difference in their communities, are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to a new country and culture, broaden horizons, and build a global network that will last a lifetime.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face, both in their home countries and those that host them, through cultural exchange and academic collaboration. Scholars will help shape the Commonwealth nework’s future as active members.

How to apply to Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

To apply review the available courses and admission requirements – in addition to the application guidance – prior to submitting an application. To ensure that your application is counted, select a course that is offered at the university you selected at the beginning of the form.

You must first create a MyACU account in order to apply for a Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship. This enables you to save a draught application and then log in to check on the status of your submission once it has been submitted.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Eligibility

  • Applicants must be citizens (or have refugee status) of a Commonwealth country.
  • Applicants must submit an application for a QECS award in a country other than their home/citizenship country.
  • There is no maximum age for eligibility for a QECS Award.
  • At the time of application, you must have completed your degree and graduated with a 2:1 or higher. You will be required to submit a copy of your final transcript and degree certificate as part of the application process.
  • Only low- and middle-income countries are eligible to host the QECS awards. As a result, these awards will not be held in Canada, the United Kingdom, or Australia.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships Requirements

At the time of application, you must have completed your degree and graduated with a 2:1 or higher. You will be required to submit a copy of your final transcript and degree certificate as part of the application process.

How will the selection process work?

The application is evaluated by the selection committee based on four key criteria:

  • Academic background/references
  • Plan of Study
  • Development Impact and Post-Study Outreach
  • Network Formation

What are the benefits of winning the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships?

  • Tuition fees are fully funded for award recipients.
  • Allowance for living expenses (stipend) for the duration of the award Return economy flights to their host country
  • An arrival allowance
  • Grants for research support are available only upon request and are subject to approval.

Conclusion

This brings us to the conclusion of the article. You should have learned by now how to apply for this scholarship, as well as the selection criteria, requirements, and so on. Thank you for taking the time to read this, and please share it with your friends.

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