UCL Institute for Global Health calls for applications for African graduate scholarship available for selected students who intend to pursue an MSc in Global Health and Development in the UK for the 2021/2022 academic session.
The scholarships exist to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL without financial assistance. The Scholarship is a one-off award for the academic year September-September to study at the UCL Institute for Global Health on the MSc in Global Health and Development programme.
Worth of Award
- The scheme offers a substantial scholarship towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation, and some living costs.
- The candidate must also be able to provide evidence that he/she has secured other sources of funding for travelling to and from the UK.
- The amount awarded will be dependent on the individual candidate.
- Payment of the Scholarship is made in the form of paying your tuition fees and providing you accommodation at the start of the academic session and providing maintenance
cheques at regular intervals throughout the academic year to pay for food, transport
and daily expenses.
Candidates must meet the following criteria:
- The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an
African nation, at the time of application.
- The candidate must have applied and obtained an offer letter to study a full-time postgraduate programme at the UCL Institute for Global Health for the coming academic year.
- Demonstrate financial need.
- The scholarship covers UCL tuition fees, accommodation, and cost of living.
- The candidate must arrange for and obtain the additional funding required to
cover travel, student visa, and initial expenses.
How to Apply
Eligible candidates are required to submit their completed scholarship application
form with the following documentation:
- A letter confirming current employment status and annual salary in GBP.
- Proof of funding status including evidence that they have applied to other funding bodies for the additional expenses.
- If any additional funding has been obtained, the applicant must provide evidence of this in the form of a signed letter from the funding organization stating the additional sponsorship or scholarship amount in sterling. If the funding comes from personal resources, copies of official bank statements showing the balance of funds must be submitted.
Deadline: The application closes on May 3, 2021.