B.A. Krukoff Fellowship 2025 (Fully Funded)

Start your study adventure in UK. Good news! B.A. Krukoff Fellowship in Systematics is currently open. In this article we will explain in detail about this fellowship, its benefits and step by step application process.

B.A. Krukoff Fellowship 2025-2026 in Systematics is a fully funded masters scholarship for international students at Queen Mary University. This scholarship covers full tuition fees, and up to £21,000 maintenance and travel costs.

The bursary is provided by the Bentham-Moxon Trust B.A. Krukoff Fund to support a student wishing to focus their MSc research project on Tropical African botany. The bursary itself will be administered by RBG Kew.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters
  • Institution(s): Queen Mary University
  • Study in: London, UK
  • Courses Offered:
    –Plant and Fungal Taxonomy.
    –Plant and Fungal Diversity.
    –Plant and Fungal Conservation.
  • Deadline: December 15, 2024

Scholarship Coverage

B.A. Krukoff Fellowship in Systematics provides the recipients with below benefits:

  • The total value of the student bursary is up to £21,000.
  • £18,000 is for the monthly stipend which covers accommodation allowance, subsistence, daily travel allowance and costs associated with the Madagascar fieldtrip.
  • For students based outside London, up to £3,000 is reserved for the costs of their visa application, the UK Healthcare surcharge fee and travel to and from their home town/country at the beginning and end of the course.
  • The relevant tuition fees will be covered in addition to the bursary value.

Eligibility Criteria for B.A. Krukoff Fellowship in Systematics

Applicants must fulfill the following criteria for B.A. Krukoff Fellowship:

  • Required Languages: English. 
  • Eligible Countries: All World countries
  • Have received an offer of a place on the Kew/QMUL Plant and Fungal Taxonomy Diversity and Conservation MSc programme for the next academic year. Applicants who have received a conditional offer are also eligible to apply but, if awarded the bursary, they must fulfil all conditions of the offer no later than 31 August 2024.
  • Demonstrate their experience in Tropical African botany*.
  • Demonstrate how they will continue to work and have an impact in Tropical African Botany* after they complete the course.

*Note – In this context, we consider tropical Africa to comprise those countries that are members of the African Union, as per the following list of qualifying countries.

The bursary recipient must:

  • Be eligible to study in the UK. All applicants are advised to check the UK visa requirements and application processes as early as possible, to ensure that they fulfil any requirements   before the start of the course in September 2025.
  • Not be in receipt of any other bursaries or grants for completion of an MSc in the following academic year.

How to Apply for B.A. Krukoff Fellowship in Systematics?

Please follow the following application instructions to win B.A. Krukoff Fellowship:

  1. You will need to enter all your data you will find it asked through the application.
  2. You will be asked to send some of the supporting documentations (Degree transcript\ Refree details\ Statement of purpose\ CV\ English language certificate). Visit this link for more details about the documentations.
  3. All complete applications will be considered by Admissions Tutors. Providing you have included all the required documentation, you will be informed by the decision on your application within four weeks of receipt.


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