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Queen Elizabeth Of England Foundation Has Approved Common Wealth Scholarships For African Students To Study In U.K Universities.

Queen of England Foundation, over the week approved the  Scholarship for International students, knowing the fact that there are many determined and talented, low-income students around the world, who only need financial resources and access to information to better their future. For some years now, the United Kingdom Embassy, UK seeks to identify academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students around the world to join the Education in UK.

The Queens Foundation is encouraging young leaders to apply for the 2018 Queens Foundation Scholarship, which opened from October 3 2017 to November 10, 2018.

A statement issued by the Public Affairs Unit of the Queens Foundation on Thursday, said the application for the Scholarship would close at exactly on Friday, November 10, 2018.

The mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.K. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission.

The UK Embassy will work closely through their representatives with students regularly scheduled meetings and seminars to assist them throughout the application process to secure admission and scholarships to attend colleges and universities in the United Kingdom. The cost for application process is sponsored, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the U.K. Education.


  • The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate*
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student ($14,900 for 12 months at the 2018-18 rate; pro rate for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge
Also Check:  Study in UK: Scholarship for International Students at Pittsburgh State University, 2018/18

About the scholarship

  • Academic development funding – from $500 to $2,000, dependent on the length of your course, to attend conferences and courses.
  • Family allowance – up to $10,120 for a first child and up to $4,320 for a second child (2016-17 rate). No funding is provided for a partner.
  • Fieldwork – you may apply to keep up to your normal maintenance allowance while on fieldwork as part of your PhD (the Trust does not fund other field work costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).
  • Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties
  • Maternity/Paternity funding – should you require it, you may apply to intermit your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive your maintenance allowance during this time
  • Some fourth year funding for PhD Scholars may be provided


  • A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study:
  • Ph.D. (three-year research-only degree)
  • MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree)
  • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Eligible Regions: Open for all (except citizens of United Kingdom)

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