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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021

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January 18, 2021
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Opportunity Type
Scholarship
Funding Type
Fully Funded
Scholarship Type
Masters

Description

Description

The ACU is an international organization committed to building a better world through higher education.

 

The organization believes that global partnership would be vital to this ambition. By bringing universities from all across the globe together – and significantly the people who work and study within them. The organization assists to promote understanding, advance knowledge, improve lives, and broaden minds.

 

They also champion higher education as a keystone of stronger civilizations, supporting their affiliates, partners, and shareholders as they adapt to a transforming world.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

Residents with refugee status in a Commonwealth country are encouraged to apply.

 

Following countries with the following universities are qualified to apply:

 

Bangladesh:

 

University of Dhaka

 

Pakistan:

 

Comsats University

 

Eswatini:

 

University of Eswatini

 

Ghana:

 

Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

 

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi

 

The University of the West Indies

 

Kenya

 

Technical University of Kenya

 

University of Nairobi

 

Malaysia

 

University of Malaya

 

Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

Mauritius

 

University of Mauritius

 

Rwanda

 

University of Rwanda

 

Tanzania

 

State University of Zanzibar

 

The applicants must have previously completed their degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the application time. As part of the application procedure, applicants would be asked to provide a copy of their degree certificate and final transcript.

Benefits

Benefits

Award beneficiaries would get:

 

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living expenditures grant (stipend) for award duration
  • Return economy flights to their host country
  • An arrival grant

Program Venue

Program Venue
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, United Kingdom
Program Country
UK

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Eastern Africa, Western Africa, South Asia, South East Asia , The Carabian

Eligible Countries

Bangladesh, Barbados, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
Bangladesh, Barbados, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago

Application Process

Application Process

The application form consists of the following segments:

 

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Information
  • Employment and Academic Record
  • Details of Course at host university
  • Statements
  • Upload secondary documents

 

The statement segment is formed of three main reports which candidates have to provide. Guidance for what is mandatory for every statement is shown below alongside the application form itself.

 

Statement 1:   Study Plan (200-400 words)

 

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide exclusive opportunities to study overseas for a Master’s in leading universities in middle and low-income Commonwealth republics.

 

Applicant’s statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Why the applicant has chosen to study this course? What explicit features of the course do they find motivating?
  • Why do they want to commence this course at this institution and in this country?
  • What have they done to examine their preferred university?
  • How is this course related to their future career plans?
  • Explain how their earlier experiences and studies make the applicant an appropriate candidate for this course.

 

Statement 2:  Post-study outreach and development impact (300-500 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are for candidates, who aim to bring change to their societies. They would be supported to develop their skills and knowledge, and learn to apply them in their profession so they can contribute towards resolutions to worldwide challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 

The statement must answer the following questions:

 

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

 

Sustainable development goals (150-200 words)

 

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

 

Statement 3: Creating networks (200-400 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide an opportunity to embrace new cultures, enhance teamwork at home, and acquire different perceptions throughout the Commonwealth.

 

The statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Explain how the applicant has established networks through hobbies, academic studies, volunteering, or work experience.
  • What networks and acquaintances would assist them to achieve impact from their scholarship?
  • How might they start to develop these networks during their study?

 

Selection

 

The timing of the application outcome would depend on the application cycle the candidates have applied in.

 

Cycle 1: candidates for courses commencing in July-October should receive their application outcome by July of the year of the award.

 

Cycle 2: candidates for courses starting in January-February should receive their application outcome by October prior to the start of the award.

 

Failing to follow the application directives would result in the application being unsuccessful. The selection board evaluates applications using four key conditions:

 

  • Academic references/history
  • Study Plan
  • Post Study Outreach and Development Impact
  • Creating Networks

 

For an application to be considered for selection, candidates must make sure that:

 

  • The personal statement of the candidate is written visibly so that a non-specialist can recognize the research aims and how they would be applied
  • They evidently outline why they are applying to the courses and institutes registered on their application form. The candidates have to tailor these responses to every institution, if they write a similar response for each institution/course or copy and paste text from websites of the university, then the application would not be considered.
  • They meet all the requirements of eligibility for their selected university course, with the compulsory work experience
  • Two arbitrators are identified and references are provided. The references must be thorough and include the content charted on the application form
  • Include complete details about grades/marks gained for specific degrees. Candidates are strongly encouraged to make sure that full secondary documentation is provided at the application time, in the form of a certified transcript.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The QECS awards won’t be hosted in Australia, Canada, or the UK as they are only hosted by low- and middle-income countries.

Fully Funded

Opening Date
November 23, 2020
Time Left
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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021

Deadline
January 18, 2021
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Opportunity Type

Opportunity Type Type
Scholarship
Job Type
Full Time
Scholarship Type
Masters

Description

Description

The ACU is an international organization committed to building a better world through higher education.

 

The organization believes that global partnership would be vital to this ambition. By bringing universities from all across the globe together – and significantly the people who work and study within them. The organization assists to promote understanding, advance knowledge, improve lives, and broaden minds.

 

They also champion higher education as a keystone of stronger civilizations, supporting their affiliates, partners, and shareholders as they adapt to a transforming world.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

Residents with refugee status in a Commonwealth country are encouraged to apply.

 

Following countries with the following universities are qualified to apply:

 

Bangladesh:

 

University of Dhaka

 

Pakistan:

 

Comsats University

 

Eswatini:

 

University of Eswatini

 

Ghana:

 

Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

 

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi

 

The University of the West Indies

 

Kenya

 

Technical University of Kenya

 

University of Nairobi

 

Malaysia

 

University of Malaya

 

Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

Mauritius

 

University of Mauritius

 

Rwanda

 

University of Rwanda

 

Tanzania

 

State University of Zanzibar

 

The applicants must have previously completed their degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the application time. As part of the application procedure, applicants would be asked to provide a copy of their degree certificate and final transcript.

Benefits

Benefits

Award beneficiaries would get:

 

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living expenditures grant (stipend) for award duration
  • Return economy flights to their host country
  • An arrival grant

Program Venue

Program Venue
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, United Kingdom

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Eastern Africa, Western Africa, South Asia, South East Asia , The Carabian

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Bangladesh, Barbados, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago

Application Process

Application Process

The application form consists of the following segments:

 

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Information
  • Employment and Academic Record
  • Details of Course at host university
  • Statements
  • Upload secondary documents

 

The statement segment is formed of three main reports which candidates have to provide. Guidance for what is mandatory for every statement is shown below alongside the application form itself.

 

Statement 1:   Study Plan (200-400 words)

 

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide exclusive opportunities to study overseas for a Master’s in leading universities in middle and low-income Commonwealth republics.

 

Applicant’s statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Why the applicant has chosen to study this course? What explicit features of the course do they find motivating?
  • Why do they want to commence this course at this institution and in this country?
  • What have they done to examine their preferred university?
  • How is this course related to their future career plans?
  • Explain how their earlier experiences and studies make the applicant an appropriate candidate for this course.

 

Statement 2:  Post-study outreach and development impact (300-500 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are for candidates, who aim to bring change to their societies. They would be supported to develop their skills and knowledge, and learn to apply them in their profession so they can contribute towards resolutions to worldwide challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 

The statement must answer the following questions:

 

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

 

Sustainable development goals (150-200 words)

 

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

 

Statement 3: Creating networks (200-400 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide an opportunity to embrace new cultures, enhance teamwork at home, and acquire different perceptions throughout the Commonwealth.

 

The statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Explain how the applicant has established networks through hobbies, academic studies, volunteering, or work experience.
  • What networks and acquaintances would assist them to achieve impact from their scholarship?
  • How might they start to develop these networks during their study?

 

Selection

 

The timing of the application outcome would depend on the application cycle the candidates have applied in.

 

Cycle 1: candidates for courses commencing in July-October should receive their application outcome by July of the year of the award.

 

Cycle 2: candidates for courses starting in January-February should receive their application outcome by October prior to the start of the award.

 

Failing to follow the application directives would result in the application being unsuccessful. The selection board evaluates applications using four key conditions:

 

  • Academic references/history
  • Study Plan
  • Post Study Outreach and Development Impact
  • Creating Networks

 

For an application to be considered for selection, candidates must make sure that:

 

  • The personal statement of the candidate is written visibly so that a non-specialist can recognize the research aims and how they would be applied
  • They evidently outline why they are applying to the courses and institutes registered on their application form. The candidates have to tailor these responses to every institution, if they write a similar response for each institution/course or copy and paste text from websites of the university, then the application would not be considered.
  • They meet all the requirements of eligibility for their selected university course, with the compulsory work experience
  • Two arbitrators are identified and references are provided. The references must be thorough and include the content charted on the application form
  • Include complete details about grades/marks gained for specific degrees. Candidates are strongly encouraged to make sure that full secondary documentation is provided at the application time, in the form of a certified transcript.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The QECS awards won’t be hosted in Australia, Canada, or the UK as they are only hosted by low- and middle-income countries.

Fully Funded

Opening Date
November 23, 2020
Time Left
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021

Deadline
January 18, 2021
Queen

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Opportunity Type

Opportunity Type
Scholarship
Intership Type
Select Type
Scholarship Type
Masters

Description

Description

The ACU is an international organization committed to building a better world through higher education.

 

The organization believes that global partnership would be vital to this ambition. By bringing universities from all across the globe together – and significantly the people who work and study within them. The organization assists to promote understanding, advance knowledge, improve lives, and broaden minds.

 

They also champion higher education as a keystone of stronger civilizations, supporting their affiliates, partners, and shareholders as they adapt to a transforming world.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

Residents with refugee status in a Commonwealth country are encouraged to apply.

 

Following countries with the following universities are qualified to apply:

 

Bangladesh:

 

University of Dhaka

 

Pakistan:

 

Comsats University

 

Eswatini:

 

University of Eswatini

 

Ghana:

 

Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

 

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi

 

The University of the West Indies

 

Kenya

 

Technical University of Kenya

 

University of Nairobi

 

Malaysia

 

University of Malaya

 

Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

Mauritius

 

University of Mauritius

 

Rwanda

 

University of Rwanda

 

Tanzania

 

State University of Zanzibar

 

The applicants must have previously completed their degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the application time. As part of the application procedure, applicants would be asked to provide a copy of their degree certificate and final transcript.

Benefits

Benefits

Award beneficiaries would get:

 

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living expenditures grant (stipend) for award duration
  • Return economy flights to their host country
  • An arrival grant

Program Venue

Program Venue
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, United Kingdom

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Eastern Africa, Western Africa, South Asia, South East Asia , The Carabian

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Bangladesh, Barbados, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago

Application Process

Application Process

The application form consists of the following segments:

 

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Information
  • Employment and Academic Record
  • Details of Course at host university
  • Statements
  • Upload secondary documents

 

The statement segment is formed of three main reports which candidates have to provide. Guidance for what is mandatory for every statement is shown below alongside the application form itself.

 

Statement 1:   Study Plan (200-400 words)

 

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide exclusive opportunities to study overseas for a Master’s in leading universities in middle and low-income Commonwealth republics.

 

Applicant’s statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Why the applicant has chosen to study this course? What explicit features of the course do they find motivating?
  • Why do they want to commence this course at this institution and in this country?
  • What have they done to examine their preferred university?
  • How is this course related to their future career plans?
  • Explain how their earlier experiences and studies make the applicant an appropriate candidate for this course.

 

Statement 2:  Post-study outreach and development impact (300-500 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are for candidates, who aim to bring change to their societies. They would be supported to develop their skills and knowledge, and learn to apply them in their profession so they can contribute towards resolutions to worldwide challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 

The statement must answer the following questions:

 

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

 

Sustainable development goals (150-200 words)

 

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

 

Statement 3: Creating networks (200-400 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide an opportunity to embrace new cultures, enhance teamwork at home, and acquire different perceptions throughout the Commonwealth.

 

The statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Explain how the applicant has established networks through hobbies, academic studies, volunteering, or work experience.
  • What networks and acquaintances would assist them to achieve impact from their scholarship?
  • How might they start to develop these networks during their study?

 

Selection

 

The timing of the application outcome would depend on the application cycle the candidates have applied in.

 

Cycle 1: candidates for courses commencing in July-October should receive their application outcome by July of the year of the award.

 

Cycle 2: candidates for courses starting in January-February should receive their application outcome by October prior to the start of the award.

 

Failing to follow the application directives would result in the application being unsuccessful. The selection board evaluates applications using four key conditions:

 

  • Academic references/history
  • Study Plan
  • Post Study Outreach and Development Impact
  • Creating Networks

 

For an application to be considered for selection, candidates must make sure that:

 

  • The personal statement of the candidate is written visibly so that a non-specialist can recognize the research aims and how they would be applied
  • They evidently outline why they are applying to the courses and institutes registered on their application form. The candidates have to tailor these responses to every institution, if they write a similar response for each institution/course or copy and paste text from websites of the university, then the application would not be considered.
  • They meet all the requirements of eligibility for their selected university course, with the compulsory work experience
  • Two arbitrators are identified and references are provided. The references must be thorough and include the content charted on the application form
  • Include complete details about grades/marks gained for specific degrees. Candidates are strongly encouraged to make sure that full secondary documentation is provided at the application time, in the form of a certified transcript.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The QECS awards won’t be hosted in Australia, Canada, or the UK as they are only hosted by low- and middle-income countries.

Fully Funded

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November 23, 2020
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Description

The ACU is an international organization committed to building a better world through higher education.

 

The organization believes that global partnership would be vital to this ambition. By bringing universities from all across the globe together – and significantly the people who work and study within them. The organization assists to promote understanding, advance knowledge, improve lives, and broaden minds.

 

They also champion higher education as a keystone of stronger civilizations, supporting their affiliates, partners, and shareholders as they adapt to a transforming world.

BENIFITS

Award beneficiaries would get:

 

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Living expenditures grant (stipend) for award duration
  • Return economy flights to their host country
  • An arrival grant

Eligibilities

Residents with refugee status in a Commonwealth country are encouraged to apply.

 

Following countries with the following universities are qualified to apply:

 

Bangladesh:

 

University of Dhaka

 

Pakistan:

 

Comsats University

 

Eswatini:

 

University of Eswatini

 

Ghana:

 

Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

 

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi

 

The University of the West Indies

 

Kenya

 

Technical University of Kenya

 

University of Nairobi

 

Malaysia

 

University of Malaya

 

Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

Mauritius

 

University of Mauritius

 

Rwanda

 

University of Rwanda

 

Tanzania

 

State University of Zanzibar

 

The applicants must have previously completed their degree and have graduated with an equivalent of a 2:1 at the application time. As part of the application procedure, applicants would be asked to provide a copy of their degree certificate and final transcript.

For Further Queries:

For further queries, the administration can be contacted through their official dial number:+44 (0)20 7380 6700

 

Additional queries and their answers are available at FAQ’s

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

It will be held in Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, United Kingdom .

APPLICATION PROCESS

The application form consists of the following segments:

 

  • Eligibility
  • Personal Information
  • Employment and Academic Record
  • Details of Course at host university
  • Statements
  • Upload secondary documents

 

The statement segment is formed of three main reports which candidates have to provide. Guidance for what is mandatory for every statement is shown below alongside the application form itself.

 

Statement 1:   Study Plan (200-400 words)

 

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide exclusive opportunities to study overseas for a Master’s in leading universities in middle and low-income Commonwealth republics.

 

Applicant’s statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Why the applicant has chosen to study this course? What explicit features of the course do they find motivating?
  • Why do they want to commence this course at this institution and in this country?
  • What have they done to examine their preferred university?
  • How is this course related to their future career plans?
  • Explain how their earlier experiences and studies make the applicant an appropriate candidate for this course.

 

Statement 2:  Post-study outreach and development impact (300-500 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships are for candidates, who aim to bring change to their societies. They would be supported to develop their skills and knowledge, and learn to apply them in their profession so they can contribute towards resolutions to worldwide challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 

The statement must answer the following questions:

 

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

 

Sustainable development goals (150-200 words)

 

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

 

Statement 3: Creating networks (200-400 words)

 

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships provide an opportunity to embrace new cultures, enhance teamwork at home, and acquire different perceptions throughout the Commonwealth.

 

The statement must answer the following queries:

 

  • Explain how the applicant has established networks through hobbies, academic studies, volunteering, or work experience.
  • What networks and acquaintances would assist them to achieve impact from their scholarship?
  • How might they start to develop these networks during their study?

 

Selection

 

The timing of the application outcome would depend on the application cycle the candidates have applied in.

 

Cycle 1: candidates for courses commencing in July-October should receive their application outcome by July of the year of the award.

 

Cycle 2: candidates for courses starting in January-February should receive their application outcome by October prior to the start of the award.

 

Failing to follow the application directives would result in the application being unsuccessful. The selection board evaluates applications using four key conditions:

 

  • Academic references/history
  • Study Plan
  • Post Study Outreach and Development Impact
  • Creating Networks

 

For an application to be considered for selection, candidates must make sure that:

 

  • The personal statement of the candidate is written visibly so that a non-specialist can recognize the research aims and how they would be applied
  • They evidently outline why they are applying to the courses and institutes registered on their application form. The candidates have to tailor these responses to every institution, if they write a similar response for each institution/course or copy and paste text from websites of the university, then the application would not be considered.
  • They meet all the requirements of eligibility for their selected university course, with the compulsory work experience
  • Two arbitrators are identified and references are provided. The references must be thorough and include the content charted on the application form
  • Include complete details about grades/marks gained for specific degrees. Candidates are strongly encouraged to make sure that full secondary documentation is provided at the application time, in the form of a certified transcript.

 

Applications will be closed at:
January 18, 2021
please read the FAQs while completing your application.
January 18, 2021
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