Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2022/2023 for Commonwealth Countries

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth ScholarshipsThere is an ongoing application for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships for Commonwealth Countries for the academic year. This is a great opportunity to study for a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth. In addition, the scholarship is a unique one because it is fully funded.

The major purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students who are committed to creating positive change in their communities, Hence the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country, and new culture, and to build a global network that will make the world a better place to live in.

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Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Partner Universities (see below)

Scholarship Worth: Full Funding

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)

Nationality: Students of Commonwealth Countries


Eligibility Criteria For Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2022/2023 For Commonwealth Countries 

The scholarship is aimed at students from low or middle-income commonwealth countries. The application form consists of the following sections:

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

The statement section is formed of three main statements that applicants need to provide.

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Partner Universities For Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2022/2023 for Commonwealth Countries

This scholarship will be offered for available/eligible master’s degree courses at the following partner universities (please see the official website for the course details link given below)

University of the South Pacific (Fiji)

  • Courses: MA Applied Linguistics, MA Development Studies, MA Diplomacy & International Affairs, MA Environmental Management, MA Geography, MA Governance, MA History, MA Journalism, MA Linguistics, MA Literature, MA Major in Education, MA Marine Management, MA Mathematics, MA Pacific Studies, MA Politics/ International Affairs, MA Psychology, MA Social Policy, MA Sociology, Master of Agriculture (by thesis), Master of Commerce in Accounting (by thesis), Master of Commerce in Economics, Master of Commerce in Official Statistics, Master of Commerce in Population Studies & Demography, Master of Commerce in Professional Accounting, Master of Education, Master of Environmental Law, Master of Law, MSc Biology, MSc Chemistry, MSc Computing Science, MSc Earth Science, MSc Engineering, MSc Environmental Science, MSc Geospatial Science, MSc Information Systems, MSc Marine Science, MSc Mathematics, MSc Physics.
  • Contact: international@usp.ac.fj

Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Papua New Guinea)

  • Courses:  MSc Agriculture, MSc Applied Physics, MTech Exploration Geophysics, MEng Civil Engineering, MEng Mechanical Engineering, Master of Engineering in Communication Engineering, MCS Master of Communication Studies.
  • Entry requirements: Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in a subject area that is relevant to the master’s degree they apply for.
  • Contact: pamela.dubaba@pnguot.ac.pg

North-West University (South Africa)

  • Courses: MA in Positive Psychology, Master of Consumer Sciences, Master of Health Sciences in Cardiovascular Physiology, Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Psychology, Master of Health Sciences in Counselling Psychology, Master of Health Sciences in Health Professions Education, Master of Health Sciences in Human Movement Sciences, Master of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene, Master of Health Sciences in Psychology, Master of Health Sciences in Recreation Science, Master of Health Sciences in Research Psychology, Master of Health Sciences in Transdisciplinary Health Promotion, Master of Nursing Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Social Work in Child Protection, Master of Social Work in Forensic Practice, MPharm Pharmacy Practice, MSc Dietetics, MSc Nutrition, MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences, MSc Pharmaceutics, MSc Pharmacology.
  • Entry requirements: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized institution in the relevant field of study. See courses specific requirements on the University website.
  • Contact: Marietjie.Ackermann@nwu.ac.za

Rhodes University (South Africa)

  • Courses available: MSc Science, MA Humanities, MCOM Commerce, LLM Law, MPharm Pharmacy, Masters Education.
  • Entry requirements: See website
  • Contact: academicadmin@ru.ac.za

Stellenbosch University (South Africa)

  • Courses: MEng Process Engineering, MPhil Pediatrics, MPhil Infectious Diseases.
  • Requirements: See the website
  • Contact: academicadmin@ru.ac.za

University of Johannesburg

  • Courses: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics Accountancy and Finance, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
  • Requirements: See the website
  • Contact: jkemp@uj.ac.za

University of Pretoria (South Africa)

  • Courses: Master Research courses and not coursework.
  • Requirements: See the website
  • Contact: enquiries@online.up.ac.za

University of Venda (South Africa)

  • Courses: Health Sciences; Management, Commerce, and Law; Humanities, Social Science and Education; Science, Engineering and Agriculture.
  • Requirements: Minimum 65% grade average in the previous degree. Visit the website for more details.
  • Contact: Postgraduate.admission@univen.ac.za

University of Colombo (Sri Lanka)

  • Courses: MSc Molecular Life Sciences, MSc Cellular, and Molecular Immunology.
  • Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Medicine, Dental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural Sciences, and an online selection test. There is a cost associated with this test that will not be covered by the ACU. There is a cost associated with this test that will not be covered by the ACU. QECS applicants are eligible for a 50% discount and will need to pay USD 15. Contact the University of Colombo if you have any questions. Applicants are required to submit a university application at the same time as their scholarship application.
  • Contact: ar@ibmbb.cmb.ac.lk

University of Sri Jayewardenepura (Sri Lanka)

  • Courses: Master of Business Administration
  • Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification and three years of managerial experience.
  • Contact: admin@pim.sjp.ac.lk

You can apply to study any of the above-listed master’s degree courses at their respective universities.


Application Procedures

  • How-to-Apply:  To apply for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2022/2023, review the information about institutions and their courses at the official website before completing an online application form.
  • Also before you begin your application, please refer to the Application Guidance for what is required (a guide on how to structure your statement of purpose) as well as what should be on the application form itself.
  • If you already have a MyACU account, you can access the application form here. If you do not already have a MyACU account, please ensure that you first register for an account here and then follow the instructions in the registration email to log in to the system before accessing the application form.


Application Deadline: 24 May 2022 at 16:00 UTC

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