Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) 2019

Published on : 01 Feb 2019
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is an eminent institute offers a cheerful and bright opportunity for Bachelor’s degree holders who want to secure their seat in the top-notch colleges of the international origin. For the fellowship scheme, applications are invited from the potential Commonwealth countries and serve them financial assistance in order to reduce the burden related to education. The course aims to build a support system for the meritorious aspirants who want to expand the true meaning of development as a powerful tool across the world. Talking about the benefits, the scholastic students will get a chance to receive fellowship award in the form of full or half tuition fee waiver with other beneficiaries. For the forthcoming session, the final date to submit an application form for the course is 06 February 2019.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS): Quick Overview

Deadline 06 Feb 2019
Class / Course Bachelors
Scholarship Type Skill Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount Multiple Awards in the Form of Tuition fee, Monthly stipend, etc
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2019 will support more than 150 aspirants who represent their skills in a dynamic manner. Students can participate in the various scholarship schemes under Queen Elizabeth Fellowship. Under this fellowship course, the program supports various courses that include-

  • Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship in Arts and Humanities
  • Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships in Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships in Social Sciences
  • Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships in Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

More About the Program & It’s Benefits:

The main objective to launch the structure of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships is to build strong global networking between all Commonwealth countries and exchange cultures and skills with each other. With the amenities, this global platform contributes a suitable platform in the moving track to maintain Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs).

With this program, up to 150 scholastic future leaders get a chance to receive fully-funded opportunities at leading ACU member’s universities across the Commonwealth world. 

All the benefits came under the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2019 are as follows-

  • A regular stipend for living allowance
  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • An arrival allowance
  • A return economy flight
  • A research support grant

Objectives of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2019-

  • Provides a life-changing environment for cultural and academic exchanges.
  • Multiple fellowship awards including tuition fee, an arrival allowance, a return economy flight, and a regular stipend for living expense.
  • For the program Distance Education School students are not eligible.
  • Regulate surroundings with life-changing opportunities for Commonwealth countries citizens.

Quick Overview of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2019-20

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Categories

Complete Information

1.

Offered By             

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

2.          

Scholarship name

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2019

3.

Applicable for

Applicant who holds a bachelor’s level degree and wants to pursue a master’s course in the selective colleges came under Commonwealth countries

4.

The total number of seats

This year 150 scholarship seats are being offered by the Association of Commonwealth Universities

5.

Scholarship award

Various awards in the form of a Tuition Fee waiver, Monthly Stipend, Return Economy Flight tickets, an Arrival Allowance, etc

6.

Scholarships Categories 

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship 2019 includes

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences
  • Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

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Contact details

The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square,

London WC1H 9HF,

United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 7380 6700

Email:  info-qecs@acu.ac.uk

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Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships: Criterion of Eligibility 2019

All the interested candidates need to qualify the basic set of eligibility guidelines in order to successfully submit an application form-

  • The candidate must be a permanent resident of a Commonwealth country.
  • He/she must hold a refugee status by a Commonwealth country.
  • The participant must have a Bachelor’s degree and willing to take admission in Master’s course related to subjects like Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics, and Medicine, Health &Life Sciences.

Commonwealth Scholarships 2019: Process of Application

Through this article, a students get in-depth information of application process and understand how to submit an online entry for the course. Follow these simple steps to support your application.

  • Select the universities which you want to apply.
  • After selecting the college eligible students need to hit the icon of ‘Click Here’ button which will be presented on the below side of the page.
  • Generate your account and save your details.
  • Now, start entering your details and fill the complete form.
  • Upload a copy of necessary documents and complete your application process.
  • Finally, submit your form.

Link for Arts and Humanities: Click here

Link for Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics: Click here

Link for Social Sciences: Click here

Link for Medicine, Health and Life Sciences: Click here

Documents Required to be Submitted:

All the qualified students have to submit a copy of important documents which are mentioning below-

  • High school mark sheet or certificates
  • Two academic references
  • If English is not the candidate’s first language then he/she must have to submit a proof of English language ability
  • Undergraduate transcript or Graduation certificate  
  • Proof of English language
  • University offer letter for the course the candidate has applied for

Universities under Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships:

Arts and Humanities-

  • University of Botswana, Botswana
  • Moi University, Kenya
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Strathmore University, Kenya
  • The University of the West Indies, Barbados/Jamaica/Trinidad
  • University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Covenant University, Nigeria

Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics-

  • Covenant University, Nigeria
  • COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) Pakistan, Pakistan
  • University of Mauritius, Mauritius
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • University of Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Strathmore University, Kenya
  • University of Eswatini, Eswatini
  • University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • University of Botswana, Botswana
  • The University of the West Indies, Barbados/Jamaica/Trinidad
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Climate Resilience - The University of the West Indies, Barbados/Jamaica/Trinidad
  • Moi University, Kenya

Social Sciences-

  • University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • Covenant University, Nigeria
  • Moi University, Kenya
  • University of Eswatini, Eswatini
  • Strathmore University, Kenya
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) Pakistan, Pakistan
  • The University of the West Indies, Barbados/Jamaica/Trinidad​​
  • State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • University of Botswana, Botswana

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences-

  • University of Eswatini, Eswatini
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • University of Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Public Health - University of Mauritius, Mauritius
  • Moi University, Kenya
  • University of Botswana, Botswana
  • The University of the West Indies, Barbados/Jamaica/Trinidad
  • Strathmore University, Kenya
  • State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania

Terms and Conditions for the Program:

  1. The applications will close at 4 pm GMT on 6th February 2019.
  2. The scholarships are for Master’s study only and are not applicable to distance learning courses.
  3. The scholarships are for new students only and cannot be used to fund a course if the candidate has already started his/her education.
  4. The scholarships are for a maximum of 2 years only.



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