QS offers a number of scholarships through the partners it works with. The QS Academic Excellence Scholarship awards 10,000 USD to a Masters student, with the aim of promoting innovative ideas in different areas of study.
It is largely a merit-based scholarship, as the essay will talk about your academic record and future plans. Only one person is awarded every year, and the recipient must use the money to pay the tuition fee.
|Application Deadline||Apr 30 ,2021|
|No. of Scholarships||1|
|Renewability||One Time Payment|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||http://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/qs-scholarships/qs-scholarship-academic-excellence|
|Online Application Link||https://qsnetwork.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV 83bd2Xhz1jC4QgR|
The scholarship is open to students doing their Masters in any university, in any stream. Some other specific criteria are:
These are only the minimum requirements; fulfilling the criteria does not guarantee an award.
Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words through the portal on the official website, or via the QS Events app. When submitting, you will have to fill in an application form with:
You are to give these details at the beginning of the essay:
The essay must describe how your academic accomplishments so far have prepared you for the next level of your studies and how you are going to apply your academic excellence to have an impact on society.
The submission must be done by 30 April 2021, 12:00 am GST.
The essays will be evaluated and the candidate with the most academic potential will be announced as the winner. The scholarship amount will be paid directly to the school on behalf of the recipient.
QS scholarships are of mainly six types, and they add up to nearly 7 million USD. The Academic Excellence Scholarship of 10,000 USD is given at the postgraduate level to talented students, whose higher education will nurture their ideas and ultimately benefit the community.