Application is now open for the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship Awards for Masters Degree. The application registration commenced on Monday 23rd November 2020 and to closed on Monday 18th January 2021.
The program is an opportunity for interested applicants to study a two-years Master Degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship Master’s Degree program for the 2021/2022 session will take place in twelve (12) universities.
The institutes where the 12 awards will take place are as follows;
- The State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania
- Technical University of Kenya, Kenya
- University of Nairobi
- University of Mauritius, Mauritius
- COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana
- University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
- University of Rwanda, Rwanda
- The University of the West Indies, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago
- University of Eswatini, eSwatini
- Universiti Putra Malaysia
Aim of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship
The aim of Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth scholarship are;
It is 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.
Beneficiaries are entitle to;
- It is a fully-funded tuition fees
- Living expenses allowance (stipend) for duration of award
- Return economy flights to their host country
- An arrival allowance
- Research support grant – on request only and subject to approval