QS Connect Master’s Scholarship

Abhilasha Garg Abhilasha Garg
Study Abroad Expert

QS offers a wide range of scholarships to international students who wish to study abroad. QS Connect Master’s Scholarship is one such QS scholarship designed for students who will commence a master-level program at QS partnered university.

QS Connect Master’s Scholarship is applicable to the fields of LAW, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Management) and FAME (Finance, Accountancy, Mathematics, and Economics). Students pursuing their master’s degrees in the universities of the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK, and other countries are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

The scholarship, worth 2000 USD is awarded every year exclusively to one student who takes part in the Connect Masters Scheme. The scheme allows prospective postgraduates to meet face-to-face with university representatives from around the world in order to professionally discuss their next steps for their career and studies.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based
Offered byTrust
OrganizationQS
Application DeadlinePassed
No. of Scholarships1
Amount$2,000
Renewabilityno
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/qs-scholarships/qs-connect-masters-scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

Students enrolled in the first year of academic study coming from different backgrounds and nationalities are encouraged to apply for these scholarships to study abroad.

To enjoy the benefits QS Connect Master’s Scholarship, candidates have to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below :

  1. Accepting admission offer from a school by the time QS selects the winner in May.
  2. The scholarship reward amount must be used for tuition fees only.
  3. Must attend a QS Connect Masters event.
  4. Study at a master’s (non MBA) level

Note: QS reserves the full right to exclude applicants from the selection process if they don’t meet the eligibility criteria.


Application Process

The application process for QS Connect Master’s Scholarship involves the submission of an essay.

Applicants have to write an essay in about 250 words on the topic mentioned on the official website of the QS program and upload it on the portal of the QS Scholarship.

The Topic for the year 2020 as given on the website is :

The topic is “Considering your long-term objectives and ambitions, how will your master’s degree prepares you for your future career?

The submission of the essay plays a crucial role in the selection process for the scholarship. Here are some key points which should be kept in mind while writing an essay:

  • Candidates must read the essay statement carefully and identify the key terms.
  • Candidates must understand the meaning of the key themes and what these ideas mean and explore the ideas well with their experiences in the essay.
  • Candidates should try to fill their scholarship essays with keywords used in the scholarship statement. This will demonstrate their commitment to addressing the question being asked.
  • Candidates should try to make an engaging start to the essay.
  • They can, for instance, add a quote that relates to their intended PG course and later elaborate that quote further in the main body.
  • One should try to understand the criteria used by the scholarship committee to evaluate the application essays. This further helps one to frame the article in technical aspects.
  • The criteria are usually based on the topic given and the keywords. The committee will evaluate the essay on how well the skills are presented combined with the themes.

How to Submit QS Connect Master’s Scholarship Essay

The candidate should indicate their

  • Full name,
  • Scholarship title, and
  • the QS fair which he/she has attended

(example: QS Connect Masters-London-March 2019) at the beginning of the essay. These words are not included in the total word limit.

The deadline for the application for the scholarship is April 30, 2020.


Selection Process

The selection process for QS Connect Master’s Scholarship involves the evaluation of an applicant’s profile along with an essay submitted by them.

Applicants may be further evaluated on the basis of other documents submitted by them. This includes :

  • Transcript
  • CV or Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

The submission of the essay is a crucial part of the selection process. Applicants should be more personal while writing an essay. They can include relevant details of past and present experiences, future goals and interests of an applicant in a particular area. The use of effective language will enhance the quality of the content.

Academic excellence, overall presentation, the format of the essay and quality of content will decide the winner of the QS Connect Master’s Scholarship.


Grant Details

QS Connect Master’s Scholarship offers a grant of 2,000 USD to the deserving candidate. The scholarship is highly competitive, it is advised to the applicants to prepare hard and write an essay nicely, showcasing the best of their abilities.

Identification of correct themes is necessary and elaborating and connecting them with own experience is important to do. This will only increase a candidate’s chance for the scholarship as a vague essay gets easily rejected. So, complete the application, upload the essay and wait for the fortune!

QS Scholarship scheme offers many other scholarships for students who want to pursue higher education with some financial aid.

The details for other scholarship provided by QS are given below :

Scholarship Name Reward Value
QS Leadership Scholarship for MBA10,000 USD 
QS Community Scholarship for MBAUSD 10,000 paid in installments of USD 2000 each
QS Leadership Scholarship for Masters10,000 USD 
QS Academic Excellence Sch. Masters10,000 USD 
QS Undergraduate Scholarship for Bachelor10,000 USD 

Students are advised to visit the official website of the QS scholarship to know the details regarding other scholarships.

To get the benefits of QS Connect Master’s Scholarship, students are advised to apply before the deadline i.e. April 30,2020.

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