The African Graduate Scholarship at the University College London is open to African nationals and a permanent resident of an African nation for the 2018/2019 academic session.
This is sponsored by the CP Charitable Trust, and the International Student House. This scholarship exists 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 Global Health and Development at UCL.
Worth of Award
- The amount awarded will be dependent on the individual candidate.
- Payment of the scholarship is made in the form of a deduction from tuition fees and accommodation expenses at the start of the academic session; and by cheques at regular intervals throughout the academic year to pay for food, transport and daily expenses.
- If you advise potential sponsorship organisations of your scholarship application it
may assist you in obtaining further funding from them.
- The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation at the time of application.
- The candidate must have made an application and been accepted to UCL to study for a full-time postgraduate programme at the Institute for Global Health for the coming academic year.
How to Apply
- Once candidates have been accepted in the IGH Postgraduate programme and
obtained an unconditional offer letter, candidates are required to complete a
scholarship application form.
Candidates are required to submit their completed scholarship application forms with
the following documentation:
- Two reference letters. (Preferably one professional and one academic
reference). Reference letters must be on letter-headed paper with a
signature and must be signed across the seal of the envelope to ensure
confidentiality (if sent by post). If sent by e-mail the referee can send the
signed letter directly to Alison Gilry at [email protected]
- A copy of the UCL unconditional offer letter for the relevant academic year
that the scholarship is intended for.
- A current CV.
- A letter confirming current employment status and annual salary in GBP.
- Copies of certificates and transcripts for higher education and
- A detailed personal statement.
- 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 organisation stating the additional sponsorship/scholarship amount in sterling. If the funding comes from personal resources, copies of official bank statements showing the
balance of funds must be submitted.
- Candidates must submit their scholarship application to the IGH scholarship committee by the deadline given in the application form.
Deadline: applications close 27th of April, 2018