Meet the QECS Scholars

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Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change and find solutions to the shared challenges we face – both in their home countries and those that host them. As an active part of the Commonwealth network, scholars will help shape its future.

2022/23 scholars

Ademola Oladipupo

Ademola Oladipupo

Master of Science in Disaster Management (MSDM), University of Dhaka, Nigeria

Bilqees Shittu

Bilqees Shittu

MSc Natural Resource management and climate change, State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Blessings Zulu

MSc Civil Engineering, Makerere University, Uganda


Griffin Mulula

MSc Population, University of Nairobi, Kenya


Kayode Raheem

MSc Bioinformatics, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan

Moffat Mtonga

Moffat Mtonga

Master of Business Administration, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

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Norman Candia

MPH Health Education and Promotion, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana


Suleiman Ali

Master of Economics, University of Malaya


Umar Usman

MSc in Molecular Life Sciences, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Zanele Queeneth Cindzi

Masters of Public Health, University of Mauritius 

2021/22 scholars 

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Angella Lungu

MEd Youth Gender and Development, The State University of Zanzibar​, Tanzania

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Basheerat Temitope Akani

MPhil Animal Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

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Jairus Nandwa

MSc Biosciences, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan

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Karen Agufana

Master of Business Administration University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka

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Nafia Sultana

Master of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia

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Nafisatu Ayeley Armah

MSc Midwifery, Universiti Putra Malaysia

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Naomi Scoon

Master of Musical Arts In Composition Or Performance, The Technical University of Kenya​

Oluwatobi Ayodele

Oluwatobi Ayodele

Master of Agriculture, Papua New Guinea University of Technology

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Raymond Shikuku

MSc Engineering in Leather Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh