Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship 2021 (Fully Funded)

Opening date: Monday 23 November

Closing date: Monday 18 January at 16:00 UTC

Applications will open shortly for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) –  a unique opportunity to study a two-years Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth.

Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and to build a global network that will last a lifetime.

Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, 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. As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship 2021 Details:

  • Degree level: Masters Degree
  • Scholarship coverage: Fully Funded
  • Eligible nationality: International
  • Last Date: 18 January 2021.

Scholarship Funding

The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships is Fully Funded Scholarships and it will cover all the Expenses for the Students which are given below.

  • Full Tuition Fees.
  • Living Expenses Allowance (Stipend) for the duration of the award.
  • Accommodation Allowance
  • Return Economy Flights to their host Country.
  • An Arrival Allowance.
  • Research Support Grant – on request only; subject to approval.

List of Countries and Universities:

12 countries and their universities are participating in Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships 2021. Details is given below:



  • University of Eswatini
  • Programs Offered:
    • MA History
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • MEd Adult Education
    • MEd Curriculum & Teaching
    • MEd Educational Foundations & Management
    • MEd Primary
    • MNSc Family Nurse Practice
    • MSc Agricultural and Applied Economics
    • MSc Agricultural Education
    • MSc Agricultural Extension
    • MSc Animal Science
    • MSc Chemistry
    • MSc Conservation Ecology
    • MSc Consumer Science Education
    • MSc Computational Physics
    • MSc Crop Science
    • MSc Crop Protection
    • MSc Environmental Resources Management
    • MSc Food Science and Technology
    • MSc Horticulture
    • MSc Mathematics
    • MSc Midwifery
    • MSc Textiles


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

All Master courses (18-24 months)

Entry requirements: Completion of a relevant degree and two years of work experience after graduating.

Contact: [email protected]

The University of the West Indies:

Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

See website for list of available courses

Entry requirements:

Cave Hill Campus

Mona Campus

St. Augustine Campus

Contact: [email protected]


Technical University of Kenya

Programs Offered:

MA Applied Linguistics

MA Entrepreneurship

Master of Music In Music Education Or African Music Studies

Master of Musical Arts In Composition Or Performance

MBA Business Administration

MEng Electrical and Electronics Engineering

MPH Public Health

MPhil Applied Parasitology

MSc Applied Parasitology

MSc Applied Statistics

MSc Community Nutrition

MSc Computational Chemistry

MSc Forensic Biochemistry

MSc Information And Knowledge Management

MSc International Relations

MSc Land Administration

MSc Mathematical Statistics

MSc Mathematics (Pure Or Applied Mathematics)

MSc Medical Laboratory Sciences

MSc Physics

MTech Applied Entomology

MTech Applied Parasitology

MTech Environmental Resource Management

  1. University of Nairobi
    1. All Masters courses (18-24 months). See website for available courses.
    1. Entry requirements: N/A
    1. Contact: [email protected]


  1. Universiti Malaya
    1. See website for available courses and entry requirements.
    1. Contact: [email protected]
  2. Universiti Putra Malaysia
    1. See website for available courses.
    1. Entry requirements:
      1. Bachelor degree with minimum Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) of 3.75.
      1. Compliance with the English requirement with minimum score of 6.0 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.
    1. Contact: [email protected]


  • University of Mauritius
  • MPH Master of Public Health (one year full-time programme)
  • Entry requirements:
    • Suitable candidates should have a strong academic record with adequate quantitative skills and a background in medicine, health sciences, biological sciences or environmental sciences.


  • COMSATS University Islamabad
  • Programs Offered:
    • MSc Banking and Finance
    • MSc Bioinformatics
    • MSc Biosciences
    • MSc Biosciences and Molecular Biology
    • MSc Biotechnology
    • MSc Chemical Engineering
    • MSc Chemistry
    • MSc Computer Engineering
    • MSc Computer Science
    • MSc Cyber Security
    • MSc Development Studies
    • MSc Earth Sciences (Applied Geology / Applied Geophysics)
    • MSc Economics
    • MSc Electrical Engineering
    • MSc Environmental Engineering
    • MSc Environmental Sciences
    • MSc Information Security
    • MSc Management Sciences
    • MSc Mathematics
    • MSc Mechanical Engineering
    • MSc Meteorology
    • MSc Microbiology and Immunology
    • MSc Molecular Genetics
    • MSc Molecular Virology
    • MSc Pharmacy
    • MSc Physics
    • MSc Project Management
    • MSc Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System
    • MSc Software Engineering
    • MSc Statistics
    • MSc Sustainable Water Sanitation Health and Development


  • University of Rwanda
  • Programs Offered:
    • MA Development Studies
    • MA Genocide Studies And Prevention
    • MA Peace Studies And Conflict Transformation
    • MA Security Studies
    • MA Translation And Interpreting
    • Master In Field Epidemiology And Laboratory Management
    • Master Of Hospital And Healthcare Administration
    • Master Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Quality Assurance And Quality Control
    • Master Of Social Sciences In Gender And Development
    • Master Of Social Sciences In Local Governance Studies
    • Masters In Business Law
    • Masters In International Criminal Justice And The Law Of Human Rights
    • MEd Biology Education
    • MEd Chemistry Education
    • MEd Curriculum And Instructions
    • MEd Educational Leadership And Management
    • MEd English Education
    • MEd French Education
    • MEd Kinyarwanda Education
    • MEd Kiswahili Education
    • MEd Mathematics Education
    • MEd Physics Education
    • MEd Special Needs Education
    • MPhil Public Health
    • MSc Accounting
    • MSc Agribusiness
    • MSc Agriculture Engineering With Specialisation In Soil And Water Engineering
    • MSc Agroforestry And Soil Management
    • MSc Animal Production
    • MSc Clinical Psychology And Therapeutics
    • MSc Crop Science
    • MSc Data Science In Biostatistics
    • MSc Data Science In Data Mining
    • MSc Data Science In Demography
    • MSc Data Science In Actuarial Science
    • MSc Data Science In Econometrics
    • MSc Economics
    • MSc Epidemiology
    • MSc Field Epidemiology
    • MSc Health Informatics
    • MSc Health Supply Chain Management
    • MSc Psychiatry
    • MSc Public Health
    • MSc Regulatory Economics And Competition Policy

Eligibility Criteria:

  • To apply for the Scholarships. You must be a citizen of (or hold refugee status in) a Commonwealth country
  • You Must Hold a Bachelors Degree at the time of admission.
  • There is No Upper age Limit.
  • Universities may have their own specific eligibility requirements for admissions.
  • All further questions and their answers are available (Check FAQs)

How to Apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship?

There is an Online Application System to apply for Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship 2021. Link to Online Application is given below. The application form consists of the following sections:

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

Apply Link

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