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Scholarships for Sub Saharan Africa

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE SCHOLARSHIPS

Applicants from Sub Saharan Africa are those normally residing in  Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

To check your eligibility for any International Office scholarships below please read all additional terms and conditions carefully

Please email: internationalscholarships@qub.ac.uk with any additional queries.

International Office Undergraduate Scholarships
For new students from Sub Saharan Africa studying full-time undergraduate programmes. Exclusions apply.

Awards made automatically to new international students who are normally resident in Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia or Zimbabwe on enrolment.

  • Year one award of £2500 (fee rate 1)
  • Year one award of £3000 (fee rate 2)
  • Includes advanced entry into Year 2 or Year 3
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and Conditions

  

VALUE: £2500 or £3000

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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
UNDERGRADUATE

Four exceptional new international  students enrolling on a full-time undergraduate programme will receive this prestigious award.

  • 50% of tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of four years
  • 4 awards available
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Deadline 15:00 BST 9 June 2022

Terms and ConditionsApply here

 

 

Video submission and online application required.

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LLB Senior Status Scholarship 2022/23
Students from Sub Saharan Africa can obtain £4000 for your first year of study when enrolling on LLB Senior Status

Students from Sub Saharan Africa enrolling Autumn 2022 will be automatically assessed for the LLB Senior Status Scholarship award of £4000

  • £4000 reduction on tuition fees for Year 1
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £4000

 

This award is exclusively for new International students beginning their first year of full-time study on the graduate entry LLB (Senior Status) accelerated qualifying law degree at Queen's University Belfast in the academic year 2022/23 who meet the conditions of their academic offer.

No separate application for this scholarship is required. If you are holding an offer for graduate entry LLB (Senior Status) accelerated qualifying law degree and meet the criteria as set out in these terms & conditions, you will automatically be awarded the LLB Senior Status International Scholarship upon enrolment.

All eligible International applicants will receive notification shortly after receiving their offer.

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Queen's Excellence Award
For exceptional students from Sub Saharan Africa continuing their undergraduate programme. Exclusions apply.

This merit-based award is exclusive to international students who will commence their full-time and full duration undergraduate programme in the academic year 2022/23. Eligible students who achieve a 75% GPA in the academic year 2022/23 will be awarded a merit based award in the subsequent academic year 2023/24. Exceptional students who maintain a minimum GPA of 75% may receive this award in consecutive years

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Application is not required

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £2000

This merit-based award is exclusive to international students who have achieved a minimum GPA of 75% in their previous year’s academic study at Queen's University Belfast.

No separate application for this scholarship is required. If you achieve at least 75% GPA at the end of the academic year and meet the eligibility criteria as set out in the terms & conditions, you will automatically be awarded a Queen’s Excellence Award following enrolment in the next year of your undergraduate programme. 

 

 QUEEN'S EXCELLENCE AWARD

 

Year of Entry*

Criteria

Award

New undergraduate students commencing a programme in academic year 2022/23

Students must achieve minimum 75% GPA in academic year 2022/23

£2000 award is applied to tuition fees in subsequent academic year 2023/24

 

 

 

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International Office Postgraduate Scholarships
For new students from Sub Saharan Africa studying full-time postgraduate taught programmes. Exclusions apply.

Awards made automatically to new international students who are normally resident in Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia or Zimbabwe on enrolment.

  • Year one award of £2000 (fee rate 1)
  • Year one award of £3000 (fee rate 2)
  • Excludes Queen's Management School PGT programmes
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £2000 or £3000

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Queen's Management School Awards for Sub Saharan Africa
Applicants from Sub Saharan Africa studying postgraduate taught programmes at Queen's Management School in 2022/23 (Excludes MBA)

Awards of £5000 available to international students who are normally resident in Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

Eligible applications will be automatically assessed and confirmation of your award will be issued shortly after you have received your offer.

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

For further details   |  No application necessary

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Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT

Four exceptional new international  students enrolling on a full-time postgraduate taught programme will receive this prestigious award.

  • 50% of tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of two years
  • 4 awards available
  • Postgraduate Taught programmes
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Deadline 15:00 BST 10 May 2022

Terms and ConditionsApply here

 

Video submission and online application required.

 

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Early Confirmation Award 2022/23
Unconditional offer holders from Sub Saharan Africa paying fees in full can receive £1500 tuition fee reduction. Deadlines apply.

New international students with unconditional offers for the academic year 2022/23 may receive a discount of £1500 when paying their tuition fees in full* by the appropriate deadline. 

  • £1500 reduction in tuition fees for Year 1
  • Unconditional offer required
  • Exclusions apply (see Terms and Conditions)
  • Deadlines apply (See Terms and Conditions)

* Total tuition fees less any International Office awards including the Early Confirmation Award 

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and Conditions VALUE: £1500

A £1500 reduction in tuition fees is available to new international students beginning a full-time course in the academic year 2022/23 who hold an unconditional offer and pay tuition fees less any International Office awards including the Early Confirmation Award by the following deadlines:

  • Undergraduate unconditional offer holders 30 June 2022 or within 5 days* of their offer becoming unconditional; and not later than 19 August 2022. *This is to prevent delays in CAS issuance during the peak period.
  • Postgraduate Taught unconditional offer holders 30 June 2022
  • Postgraduate Research unconditional offer holders not later than 90 days before the start date given in their offer letter

 

 

 

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Queen's Loyalty Scholarship 2022/23
For eligible students from Sub Saharan Africa enrolling in the academic year 2022/23

Available to eligible international students returning to study on a full-time undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme. Exclusions apply.

 Online application required.

  • 20% reduction in tuition fees for Year 1
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Terms and ConditionsApply here

Undergraduate students must be Exchange, Study Abroad or International Summer School students who have successfully completed the full duration of their previous programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

Postgraduate Taught students must be Queen's University Belfast Alumni, Exchange, Study Abroad, International Summer School or AHSS Winter School students who have successfully completed the full duration of their previous programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

Postgraduate Research students must be Queen's University Belfast Alumni, Exchange, Study Abroad, International Summer School or AHSS Winter School students who have successfully completed the full duration of their previous programme at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

 

 

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Queen's Family Scholarship 2022/23
For eligible students from Sub Saharan Africa enrolling on a Belfast campus full duration programme in the academic year 2022/23

For children, grandchildren or brothers and sisters of Queen’s alumni and current students beginning a full duration course at Queen’s University Belfast. Available to eligible international students enrolling on undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programmes. Exclusions apply.

 Online application required.

  • 20% reduction in tuition fees for Year 1
  • Exclusions apply
  • Application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

Terms and ConditionsApply here

The scholarship may only be claimed by students whose sibling, parent or grandparent is currently pursuing, or has already completed, a full duration* undergraduate or postgraduate programme at Queen's University Belfast. (*All years of programme must be completed at Queen’s University Belfast).

Step children and step siblings may also be eligible.

Students wishing to avail of the Queen’s Family Scholarship may be required to provide additional verification of their relationship to the current Queen’s University Belfast student or Queen’s University Belfast Alumni through whom they are claiming the Scholarship.

 

Undergraduate students must be beginning a full duration undergraduate programme i.e. a minimum of 3 years at the Queen's University Belfast campus.

 

 

 

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Law (Juris Doctor) Scholarships
Students from Sub Saharan Africa can obtain £2500 for your first year of study when beginning a Law (Juris Doctor) programme

All new students from Sub Saharan Africa beginning their first year of a full-time Law (Juris Doctor) at Queen's University Belfast in the acacdemic year 2022/23 and who meet the conditions of their academic offer will receive the award of £2500

  • £2500 reduction on tuition fees for Year 1
  • No application necessary

All scholarships are offered subject to terms and conditions.

 

Terms and ConditionsVALUE: £2500

 

 

No separate application for this scholarship is required. If you are holding an offer for Law (Juris Doctor) and meet the criteria as set out in the terms & conditions, you will automatically be awarded the Scholarship upon enrolment.

All eligible International applicants will receive notification shortly after receiving their offer.

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Additional Awards for Sub Saharan Africa

These awards are not administered by the International Office.

Any queries should be directed to the contact details provided.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) in partnership with Queen’s

These scholarships are for students from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, who would not otherwise be able to afford to undertake Master’s level study in the UK, to gain skills and knowledge which will allow them to contribute to the development of their home countries.

For eligible applicants from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

There are three eligible PGT Master’s courses:

  • MPH Global Health
  • MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
  • MSc City Planning and Design

Applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for 2022 are open 10 November 2021 and close on 20 December 2021 16:00 (GMT).

For more information and how to apply  

 

Candidates must apply for both admission to the eligible course at Queen’s and for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship.  Candidates should provide any information that they wish to be considered 20 December 2021 closing date to facilitate the selection process.  The University will consider scholarship applications according to: academic merit of the candidate; quality of the plan of study; and potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country. The University will put forward their selected candidates to the CSC by 21 March 2022. The CSC will then confirm that the nominated candidate(s) meet the eligibility criteria for this scheme. Universities will inform candidates of their results by July 2022.

Further information about the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship terms and conditions please refer to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s website at https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-shared-scholarships/

 

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