UCL Institute for Global Health African Graduate Scholarships 2020/2021

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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.

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The Scholarship is a one-off award for the academic year September to study Global Health and Development at UCL.


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 fulltime 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.
 Please also see the application procedure below for additional information.


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.

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Application Procedure:

Eligible candidates are required to submit their completed scholarship application
form with the following documentation:
 Copy of your offer letter for the MSc Global Health and Development
 your academic transcripts/certificates, references and CV from your MSc

 completed scholarship application form including personal statement.
 evidence of your current employment and income e.g. letter from
employer confirming 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 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: igh.prospective@ucl.ac.uk
by 27th April 2020.

Read the guidance before applying for the scholarship.(PDF)

Please submit an application form to igh.prospective@ucl.ac.uk by 27 April 2020. IGH is unable to consider any applications submitted after this deadline.


Application Deadline: 27th April 2020.

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