How to apply

The scholarships

  • The scholarships are for Master’s study only and are not applicable to distance learning courses.
  • The scholarships are for new students only and cannot be used to fund a course you have already started.
  • Scholarships are for a maximum of two years.
  • The scholarships provide full tuition fees, a regular stipend (living allowance), a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a research support grant (on request).
  • No additional funding will be provided for applicants with families.


  • Applicants must be a citizen or granted refugee status by a Commonwealth country other than the country hosting the award
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level

How to apply

  1. Click the field below that includes your chosen subject. 
  2. Look through the list of universities that offer courses in your chosen field.
  3. Identify which university you want to apply for a QECS award in.
  4. Click on the apply link and make a profile – be sure to keep a record of your log in details!
  5. Apply online through the University’s link. Make sure that you have the following documentation to upload:
  • High school certificate
  • Undergraduate transcript (and graduation certificate)
  • Two academic references
  • Scan of passport or national ID card
  • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language
  • University offer letter for the course you have applied for if you already have one


For any enquiries, please contact [email protected]