QECS at Rhodes University


Only full-time Postgraduate Masters based at Rhodes University in Grahamstown are eligible for this scholarship. The following Masters are available:

  • MA (Humanities Faculty)
  • MCOM (Commerce Faculty)
  • MSc (Science Faculty)
  • MPHA (Pharmacy Faculty) 

Please note that the course title included in the application form must match the course listed on the Rhodes University website in order to be considered.


To apply you must be a citizen of (or hold refugee status in) a Commonwealth country  other than the country hosting the award.

You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a 2:1 equivalent level

Please note, universities may have their own specific eligibility requirements for admissions - please email pgfunding@ru.ac.za for more details.

How to apply for a QECS at Rhodes University

Make sure that you have the following documentation to upload to your application:

  • High school certificate
  • Undergraduate transcript (and graduation certificate)
  • Two references – preferably academic
  • Scan of passport or national ID card
  • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language

Apply for a QECS at Rhodes University by completing an application form online.

Submit a separate application to the university for admission to your chosen course - for any queries on the university application process please contact, pgfunding@ru.ac.za

Applications will close at 4pm (UTC+1) on 9 July.

Apply for a QECS at Rhodes University