Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) in Social Sciences


The Association of Commonwealth Universities invites applications from graduates from Commonwealth countries and provides them with the opportunity to win a scholarship for their Master’s degree in Social Sciences in selective colleges abroad. The aim of the scholarships is to support the development of higher education as a power for good across the commonwealth and beyond. Students can receive full tuition fee along with other benefits under this scholarship.

Important Dates


  • You must be a citizen of a commonwealth country or granted refugee status by a Commonwealth country other than the country in which you shall take up the course for the award
  • You must hold at least upper second level in your Bachelors degree
  • The scholarships are for Master’s study only and not distance learning courses
  • The scholarships are for new students only

How to Apply

You must choose from the approved list of universities for each course faculty course. Follow the university application link and follow the instructions to upload the following documents

  • Scan of passport or national ID card
  • High school certificate
  • Undergraduate transcript
  • Two academic references
  • University offer letter for the course you have applied for if you already have one
  • Proof of English language if English is not your first language

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

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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