Michael Essien Scholarship Programme, Queen Mary, University of London – 2019

The Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) England is delighted to offer Michael Essien (2007 African footballer of the year 2nd Runner up) Scholarship for African students who are planning to commence their undergraduate and postgraduate taught programme  from January 2019.

Queen Mary has a rich and diverse heritage and is one of the largest colleges of the University of London, with 25,120 undergraduate and postgraduate students studying across the humanities and social sciences, science and engineering, and medicine and dentistry.

Queen Mary was founded as The People’s Palace in 1887 to provide education, culture and recreation to the people of the East End. Quickly, its students excelled and by 1915 it joined The University of London as East London College.

Decades on and with teaching, learning and research continuing to thrive, the College was awarded its Royal Charter in 1934 and named Queen Mary College. Two historic medical schools joined Queen Mary in 1995, and so today it is home to Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry too. In 2017, QMUL launched a new medical school in Malta and it offers programmes in China, Paris, Greece and Singapore.

Queen Mary has an outstanding international reputation for research. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), it was ranked ninth in the UK amongst multi-faculty institutions for the quality of its research. QMUL has recently invested £105m in new facilities to give its students the best possible environment to learn and its new Graduate Centre opened in Mile End in 2017.

QMUL’s latest teaching innovation launched in 2017 and students joining the university will find modules embedded within their programmes that will expand their skills beyond their subject knowledge. This new initiative will continue to expand each year, so whether students want to develop their business and entrepreneurial skills, explore global perspectives, or understand social and ethical issues, there will be new opportunities within their studies to get valuable experience and develop new and exciting skills.

Looking to 2018, QMUL will be welcoming students on to its new Summer School programme where international students can join us for three- or six-week periods. Modules cover subjects from across our specialisms from politics to particle physics, international business to cinema and theatre.

Queen Mary alumni gain access to the Alumni Portal which allows them to make contact with friends, book on to events, organise reunions, and gain library membership.

Scholarship Details:

  • Application Deadline: 
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing both undergraduate and  postgraduate taught programme .
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Architecture, Electronic and electrical engineering, Civil and environmental engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Design manufacture and engineering management, Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Chemical and process engineering, Naval architecture, ocean, marine engineering and other health related courses
  • Scholarship Award: £1,000
  • Nationalities: Scholarships are open to only African students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in  Africa and England

Eligibility for Application:

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are open to only African students.
  • Entrance Requirements: This award is open to an international fee-paying student from Africa who has applied to a postgraduate taught degree
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Application Procedure/Steps:

How to Apply:

Applicants are asked to complete the Michael Essien Scholarship Application Form, which will be reviewed by all the various Faculty staffs and all successful applicants will be contacted and selected.

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